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LES Block Deemed City’s Smelliest Inspires Perfume

The Lower East Side may be tony and fashionable these days, but sweet-smelling it sometimes is not.

09/03/2013

FILE: Film shoot equipment on the street in Red Hook (credit: CBS 2)

Some Greenpoint Residents Fed Up With Constant Film Production

A spokesman for the city said any issues arising from location filming can be resolved through the on-site production manager or by contacting the Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting by dialing 311.

08/30/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Approves Of ‘Civilian Patrolling’ In Crime-Infested Part Of Brooklyn

Residents in one section of north Brooklyn are voicing concern over what they say is a spike in violent crime.

08/29/2013

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train Repairs

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.

08/17/2013

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5 Delicious Fish Tacos In NYC

Done well, fish tacos embody summer. A good one makes you feel the sand in your toes and salty spray in your hair, no matter how far from the beach you might actually be.

08/01/2013

Williamsburg And Greenpoint Burglars

2 Men Wanted In String Of Burglaries In Williamsburg And Greenpoint

Police on Wednesday asked the public for help in finding two men wanted in connection with a dozen burglaries in the Williamsburg and Greenpoint sections of Brooklyn.

07/31/2013

Park goers in Greenpoint claim they have been attacked by overly aggressive birds. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Mockingbirds Terrorizing Visitors To Brooklyn Park

Many claim they have been stalked, dive-bombed and pecked at by overly aggressive mockingbirds.

07/17/2013

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Partial G Train Shutdown For Post-Sandy Repairs To Begin This Weekend

Repairs to the G train line were set to begin giving Brooklyn and Queens residents headaches beginning this weekend.

07/05/2013

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Police: Clues Emerge In Greenpoint Rape

Java Street is typically the type of place where neighbors spend summer nights sitting out on their stoops. But, on Saturday night a man apparently raped a woman in front of an apartment building, according to authorities.

06/21/2013

Queens Carjack Suspect Nicolas Almonte. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect In Wild Carjacking Spree Arraigned, Remanded Pending Results Of Psych Exam

He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.

05/11/2013

Queens Carjack Suspect Nicolas Almonte. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Makes Arrest In Wild Queens Carjacking And Robbery Spree

In all, the suspect carjacked three vehicles, robbed four people, waved a gun at six others, totally terrorizing and otherwise quiet neighborhood, police said.

05/09/2013

Street Cleaning Sign (credit: NYC.gov)

Brooklyn Rabbi Wants City To Allow Legal Double Parking On Street Cleaning Days

Some Brooklyn residents claim they’re facing a double-standard when it comes to double parking.

03/18/2013

A homeless shelter in Greenpoint that six sex offenders have listed as their residence. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Greenpoint Residents Upset After Group Of Sex Offenders Move Into Nearby Homeless Shelter

A spokesperson for the Department of Homeless Services said they are legally required to house the homeless regardless of their criminal background.

03/08/2013

Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant offered three tours on Valentine's Day (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Love Stinks? Tours Of Brooklyn Sewage Treatment Plant Popular On Valentine’s Day

The plant had to offer an extra tour this year due to popular demand, according to Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant superintendent Jim Pynn.

02/14/2013

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Brooklyn Sewage Treatment Plant To Hold Valentine’s Day Tours Again

If you’re sick and tired of sweet-smelling flowers and sappy imagery at Valentine’s Day, the city Department of Environmental Protection Agency is bringing back a special tour by popular demand with some odors that aren’t so romantic.

02/11/2013

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