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Brooklyn Resident Calls For End To Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

There’s a movement to ban charcoal grilling in Prospect Park due to the smoke that can be harmful to your health.

07/01/2014

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Petition Calls For Possible Ban On Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

“That is an issue for the elderly, for the ill, for the children, for the asthmatics in this area,” Carmen Almito told 1010 WINS reporter Roger Stern.

06/30/2014

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Some Brooklyn Residents Seek Ban On Grilling In Prospect Park

Grilling is currently only allowed in designated spots, but some people want it moved farther away from residential areas.

06/29/2014

The Park Slope, Brooklyn home of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family, with a police guard house outside. (Credit: CBS 2)

Real Estate Agent: De Blasio Family Home Could Fetch $7,500 A Month As Rental

Mayor Bill de Blasio is moving on up to the East Side and Gracie Mansion. So, for the right price you might be able to rent his home on a tree-lined street in Brooklyn.

06/25/2014

De Blasio Budget Proposal May 8 (CBS 2)

De Blasio Says He Won’t March In Any Parade That ‘Excludes’ LGBT Community

After marching in the Brooklyn Pride Parade earlier this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he and his wife, Chirlane McCray, will not march in any parades that “exclude” the LGBT community.

06/15/2014

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De Blasio Family Begins Moving Into Gracie Mansion

“Moving is bittersweet, even when excited by the destination,” first lady Chirlane McCray wrote in a post on her blog.

06/02/2014

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Brooklyn Man Opens Up Wall To Get Pesky Raccoon Out

Any homeowner who has ever had a problem with squirrels or raccoons knows how hard they are to get rid of. One Brooklyn man decided to take matters into his own hands.

05/02/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Whoopie Pies

The very best whoopie pies offer a cakey, airy chew and creamy frosting in the shape of a cookie. Here are our five favorite whoopie pie outposts in the city.

04/24/2014

As surveillance photo of a man wanted in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Park Slope, Brooklyn subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Assailant In Attack On Woman, 70, In Park Slope Subway Stop

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Brooklyn subway station this past weekend.

04/03/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Ethiopian Restaurants

For the best in Ethiopian food in New York City, try one of the places listed below. Once there, relax into the atmosphere, make sure your hands are clean (after all, you’ll be using them, […]

03/24/2014

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NYC’s Best Coffee Shops With Free WiFi

Finding great coffee, a laptop-friendly policy with fast Internet, and a few hours of productivity is a rare combo in New York City.

03/21/2014

Five people were injured in a fire on the fifth floor of the Wyckoff Gardens building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, on March 16, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Newark Man, Thaddeus Boone, Arrested In Connection With Brooklyn Fire

A Newark man has been arrested in connection with a Brooklyn fire. Thaddeus Boone, 22, allegedly set fire to a Boerum Hill apartment building on Sunday morning.

03/17/2014

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Crackdown On Drivers Not Yielding To Pedestrians Means Lots Of Tickets In Park Slope

Some Park Slope, Brooklyn drivers were surprised by a dramatic uptick in tickets issued by the NYPD for failure to yield to pedestrians.

03/06/2014

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Best Boozy Brunches In Brooklyn

Brunch is a staple across New York City. The true brunch gems go the extra mile, offering bottomless drinks. Check out these top-notch boozy brunches in Brooklyn.

02/24/2014

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From Potholes To Power Outages: Winter Weather Takes Toll On Tri-State Area

Weekly snowstorms are creating major headaches across the Tri-State area and things are likely to get worse before they get better.

02/17/2014

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