The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.
The Lower East Side may be tony and fashionable these days, but sweet-smelling it sometimes is not.
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.
Residents in one section of north Brooklyn are voicing concern over what they say is a spike in violent crime.
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.
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.
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.
Many claim they have been stalked, dive-bombed and pecked at by overly aggressive mockingbirds.
Repairs to the G train line were set to begin giving Brooklyn and Queens residents headaches beginning this weekend.
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.
He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.
In all, the suspect carjacked three vehicles, robbed four people, waved a gun at six others, totally terrorizing and otherwise quiet neighborhood, police said.
Some Brooklyn residents claim they’re facing a double-standard when it comes to double parking.
A spokesperson for the Department of Homeless Services said they are legally required to house the homeless regardless of their criminal background.
The plant had to offer an extra tour this year due to popular demand, according to Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant superintendent Jim Pynn.