Greenpoint

A fire broke out Tuesday, March 18 at a recycling center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit: Nicky Ocean)

Fire Rips Through Greenpoint, Brooklyn Recycling Center

An extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday evening at a recycling center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

03/18/2014

An MTA bus smashed into as many as 20 cars in Brooklyn on March 14, 2014 (Credit: TV 10/55)

Out-Of-Control MTA Bus Hits Over A Dozen Parked Cars In Brooklyn

A driver lost control of a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus Friday evening and slammed into over a dozen parked cars.

03/14/2014

A seal spotted near a water treatment plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit Sean Scaglione)

Harp Seal Spotted By Plant Workers Near Newtown Creek In Greenpoint

The seal was spotted by workers at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, it eventually made its way back into the water.

03/09/2014

Jens Rasmussen teaches how to make a fire without matches. (credit: CBS 2)

Students Learn Survival Skills In Brooklyn

In a most unlikely environment, underneath the Pulaski Bridge in Greenpoint, students are learning skills that can save their lives.

02/09/2014

Greenpoint Pharmacy Robbery Suspect

Suspect Sought In Greenpoint, Brooklyn Pharmacy Robbery

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help find a suspect in the robbery of a pharmacy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

01/16/2014

Brooklyn Lumber Yard Fire

Firefighters Suffer Through Extreme Cold To Battle Brooklyn Lumber Blaze

Firefighters endured extreme cold overnight as they battled an extra-alarm blaze that ripped through a lumber yard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

01/04/2014

NYC Extreme Cold

Dangerous Cold Hits Tri-State Area As Weekend Begins

Tri-State Area residents woke up to dangerous cold Saturday, with some areas setting record lows in the minus range. And the conditions brought a high risk of hypothermia and frostbite for anyone outside for too long.

01/04/2014

Ali Eskandarian, Soroush Farazmand, Arash Farazmand (credit: CBS 2)

Yellow Dogs Memorial Concert To Be Held In Brooklyn

The surviving members of an Iranian indie rock group will put on a memorial concert Monday night for two of their bandmates who were shot and killed last week.

11/18/2013

(Photo credit: Wowe)

New York’s 4 Best Bars For Fall And Winter 2014

Try one these new bars for Fall 2013. Grab some friends and enjoy craft brews and delicious bites.

10/29/2013

If you've ever wanted to dine in silence there is a restaurant in Brooklyn you may want to check out. (Photo: CBS 2)

Silence Is Golden During Greenpoint Restaurant’s ‘Eat, Don’t Speak’ Meals

Shut up and eat! One Brooklyn restaurant hasn’t been that blunt, but they have been holding special “Eat, Don’t Speak” meals that have left diners speechless.

10/11/2013

Bay Ridge Spa

Brooklyn DA Shuts Down 5 ‘Spas,’ Indicts 12 On Prostitution Allegations

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.

09/09/2013

File photo

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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