Greenpoint

ESU officers take up positions in front of the “Ritz Carlton Hotel.” (credit: NYPD)

PHOTOS: NYPD Conducts Anti-Terror Drill On ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Set In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

The set remained up as officers with the Emergency Service Unit rushed to the scene by police helicopter and fast-roped onto the boardwalk to rescue hostages.

09/19/2012

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Parents Of Autistic Children Complain Of City School Bus ‘Nightmare’

Some parents said their autistic children were left on buses for hours or not picked up at all.

09/10/2012

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Police Seek Public Help In Tracking Down Two Armed Robbery Suspects

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of committing a series of armed robberies in Greenpoint.

07/21/2012

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Brooklyn Man Arrested On Manslaughter Charges In Connection With Fatal Accident

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man on manslaughter and homicide charges after he allegedly killed a 24-year-old man in Sunnyside Queens while driving drunk.

05/13/2012

Ryan Beauchamp (credit: Handout via NYPD)

Suspect In Deadly Brooklyn Subway Fight In Police Custody

Ryan Beauchamp, 33, turned himself in at the 94 Precinct station house in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Tuesday, CBS 2’s John Slattery reported.

03/27/2012

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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.

03/26/2012

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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?

02/10/2012

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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.

01/14/2012

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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.

01/11/2012

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.

09/27/2011

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.

07/25/2011

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.

06/30/2011

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.

06/01/2011

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.

02/11/2011

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.

02/02/2011

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