Dutch tourist Caroline DeJong and her friend were out for a jog at the time, and their New York visit was almost cut tragically short.
“We talk openly about sexism or racism. This is boroughism,” Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said at City Hall on Thursday. “This is clear bias according to borough.”
In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
The impact of the New York City school bus strike, which will soon be entering its fourth week, is not just hitting parents, children and bus drivers. It’s now impacting those who help make a city school field trip a lasting childhood memory.
The incident happened just after 7 p.m Wednesday night on 18th Street.
A Brooklyn man now has his stolen iPhone back – after he claims he tricked the thief into meeting him through his OKCupid dating app.
Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, and some residents of the community have had enough, according to published reports.
Neighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn, have launched a petition to evict a chicken coop that recently added eight more birds to its community garden.
The plan would increase the time limits on parking meters from one hour to two hours in some places, including 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. But it would also cost more.
The city is testing out the boot program for the next three to six months with the hope that it will be more convenient for everyone. But some already want to give the boot to the boot, calling it unfair for drivers.
Meanwhile, the woman and child crushed when the gate collapsed onto the Park Slope sidewalk Thursday are out of the hospital.
Sparks flew as workers took apart and then removed the crippled steel gate. Emergency crews converged on the scene at 225 5th Avenue — outside the 5th Avenue Cat Clinic — shortly after the incident occurred around 4:15 p.m.
Police fear that a serial groper may be targeting women in Brooklyn. A woman was groped on Wednesday on 16th street in Park Slope, across the street from where another woman was groped fourteen months ago.
Thomas Parkin was convicted May 3 on charges including grand larceny and mortgage fraud and was sentenced Monday to 13 2/3 to 41 years in prison.
Even with his loyal Storm Troopers in tow, Darth Vader could not manage to get out of a New York City parking ticket.