Park Slope

Evelyn's Playground at Union Square has seen numerous injuries in recent years. (Credit: CBS2)

Union Square, South Slope Playgrounds Deemed Among City’s Unsafest

Playground safety is a top priority for the New York City Department of Recreation, but that does not mean the safety record is squeaky clean.

04/23/2015

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Little League Players March Down Brooklyn’s Seventh Ave. In Honor Of Opening Day

Young baseball players from across Brooklyn spent a beautiful Saturday kicking off the start of Little League season and even met a special guest on opening day

04/11/2015

Emergency responders work to free a man under an R train on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit:  Instagram/theclairecolmar)

Man Survives After Being Trapped Under R Train In Brooklyn

The train rolled over the man at around 8:40 a.m. at the 4th Avenue and & Union Street stop.

02/26/2015

Flame the snake. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officers Recover Missing Pet Snake In Park Slope

The incident took place on Fifth Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in Brooklyn last Friday night.

02/11/2015

Marge Contorno, 91, was hit by flying glass when a manhole exploded in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman, 91, Describes Being Hit With Glass When Manhole Cover Went Flying

Con Edison said 600 fires have erupted in New York City manholes since Sunday, and one woman was speaking after being hospitalized from an explosion earlier this week.

02/06/2015

The wreckage of a car following a manhole explosion in Brooklyn on Feb. 3, 2015.  (credit: CBS2)

Park Slope Buildings Evacuated Following Manhole Fire

According to fire department officials, carbon monoxide levels started to rise and the buildings were evacuated as a precaution.

02/03/2015

Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.

02/02/2015

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Parents Upset After Spinning Saucers Welded In Place At NYC Parks

Residents say the rotating metal saucers in the Vanderbilt Street and Slope Park playgrounds are fan favorites. But soon, the thrill may be gone.

12/05/2014

The Grey Dog restaurant on Mulberry Street (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Residents Shop Local For Small Business Saturday

Jim Wittmann said a special day dedicated to shopping and eating local, independent businesses can bring in new customers.

11/29/2014

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New York City’s Best Wine Happy Hours

Most New York happy hours will land you in a dive bar with discounted prices on already cheap beer. This week, elevate your happy hour at these NYC wine bars.

11/21/2014

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Police Searching For Alleged Park Slope Cell Phone Snatchers

Police are searching for two female suspects who allegedly snatched a cell phone from a woman’s hands as she sat on the subway in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

11/16/2014

A surveillance image of a car allegedly used in a hit-and-run that left a 46-year-old woman injured at Union Street and Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Photo Of Car Allegedly Involved In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Police on Friday released a photo of the vehicle that was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run that left a woman critically injured earlier this week in Brooklyn.

11/07/2014

Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Woman Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run At Busy Brooklyn Intersection

A woman was left in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, after a hit-and-run in Brooklyn.

11/05/2014

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Goat Heads Found Hanging From Telephone Pole In Park Slope

Cell phone video shows two skinned goat heads hanging high above a Brooklyn intersection on Tuesday morning.

11/04/2014

A 311 complaint prompted a shift in a Park Slope bar's dog-friendly policy. (Credit: CBS2)

In The Dog House: Health Department Overrules Park Slope Bar’s Pooch-Friendly Policy

The Health Department said that inspectors never saw an animal inside of the bar before, and that “dogs, and other service animals, are prohibited in any food service establishment.”

10/29/2014

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