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NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

TLC Analysis Shows Outer Borough Taxi Riders Are Big Tippers

The city tabulated the tip data by using information from all credit-card payments during a week in January.



Brooklyn Sewage Plant Offering Valentine’s Day Tour

Looking to take your sweetheart on a Valentine’s Day date she’s not soon to forget?


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Officials Investigate Legality Of Billboard That Collapsed On BQE

The buildings department is examining the billboard, looking at the bolts that held it in place and if it was built too close to the road.



Earrings That Resemble Swastikas Raise Eyebrows In Greenpoint

Whereas the infamous Nazi swastika has points that seem to face clockwise, earrings that were for sale at the shop face counter-clockwise.


Surveillance video of a suspect wanted in a robbery at a Dunkin' Donuts in Greenpoint (credit: DCPI)

Suspect Sought In Dunkin’ Donuts Robbery In Greenpoint

The suspect walked up to the register at the store on McGuinness Boulevard shortly after midnight Sunday and demanded cash from a worker at gunpoint, police said.


Studio Jewelry In Brooklyn (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Jewelry Store Owner Shot During Robbery

Police say they are looking for two suspects and say it’s unclear how much was taken from Studio Jewelry in Greenpoint.


An East River Ferry boat is seen arriving at Greenpoint - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

East River Ferry Ridership Strong After Initial Free Period

After two weeks of free rides, East River Ferry officials say their new service from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan continues to exceed expectations.


The NY Waterway ferry "Thomas Jefferson" departs the Port Imperial ferry terminal - Weehawken, NJ - Sep 25, 2009 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

NY Waterway Bringing New Ferry Service To East River

A new commuting option is coming for anyone tired of the East River bridges, tunnels, and subways.


Brooklyn front stoops on Monitor Street

The Stoop Stops Here … The Battle That Is

It’s a story we first told you about — residents fighting to keep their front stoops. On Friday the city declared a truce in this Brooklyn battle.


Brooklyn front stoops on Monitor Street

City Lays Down Law To Some Residents: Lose The Stoop

Imagine spending a fortune to beautify your front yard, only to find out it doesn’t belong to you. It belongs to New York City. That’s what’s happening in one Brooklyn neighborhood.


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Police: Thieves Using Fire Escapes To Hit Brooklyn Apartments

Police said unknown suspects entered apartments via fire escapes on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint on Dec. 3, and got away with laptops, memory cards and a camera.


Takeru Kobayashi attempts to break the record for eating a 12" pizza in Brooklyn. Kobayashi finished in 2 minutes, 3 seconds - but it wasn't enough to beat the record of 1 minute, 47 seconds. (Credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Kobayashi Fails To Capture Pizza-Eating Record In Brooklyn

Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi failed in his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for eating a 12” pizza Saturday night in Brooklyn.


Photo Credit: Annie Havlicek

Weekend Fashion & Home Furnishing Sales

by Kimberly Rae Miller Ladies, head to the Lower East Side for the Annie Havlicek End of Summer Sale!  This shop has some of the most romantic, girly clothes around…and now they’re up to 80% […]



NYC Style: Vintage Vixen Anna Marquardt

By Kimberly Rae Miller Name: Anna Marquardt Borough/Neighborhood: Greenpoint, Brooklyn Profession: Office grunt by day, backup singer by night Anna Marquardt, a Midwestern transplant who found herself wending towards Brooklyn about four years ago, is […]