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Darnell Thomas

Prisoner Escapes Police Custody In Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The suspect escaped from custody at Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, on the cusp of Fort Greene and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, around 7 p.m., police said.

04/07/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Used Bookstores

New York City is lucky enough to boast many independent bookstores, but don’t take them for granted. Instead, take your spare change and loose bills and head over to any or all of the bookstores listed below, and see what treasures you can find for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

03/13/2014

Skimming devices used at the Chase bank on Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights. March 4, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Arrested, Charged After Skimming Device Found At Chase Bank In Brooklyn

Laurentiu Baies, 34, and Marcel Boariu, 36, were charged with burglary, criminal possession of a forgery device, and criminal possession of a skimmer device.

03/05/2014

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Fire Rips Through High-Rise In Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

An extra-alarm fire was raging early Friday in a high-rise building near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

02/28/2014

90-year-old artist Dorothy Krakovsky's painting 'Untitled,' on display at Soapbox Gallery (credit: Dorothy Krakovsky via Soapbox Gallery)

90-Year-Old’s Paintings On Display At Brooklyn Art Gallery

Dorothy Krakovsky was a single mother and a U.S. Navy reservist during World War II. Now, after 50 years as a frustrated artist, some of her recent work is on display at the Soapbox Gallery in Brooklyn.

02/26/2014

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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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Best Barbecue In Brooklyn

Quality BBQ is well represented in New York City. The barbecue food trend has crossed the river into Brooklyn, with many restaurants worth a trip to the outer borough.

02/03/2014

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The 5 Best New Brooklyn Restaurants Of 2013

From homey barbecue to modern Asian-inspired cuisine, dining out in Brooklyn just keeps getting better. Plan a trip to King’s County for a meal at any of these five Brooklyn restaurants that opened in 2013.

12/10/2013

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Asks Some Brooklyn Residents To Turn Air Conditioners Off

Tuesday was a scorcher throughout the Tri-State Area, but Con Edison has advised some Brooklyn residents to keep their air conditioners turned off.

06/25/2013

Church Of St. Joseph

Church Of St. Joseph In Brooklyn Elevated To Cathedral

A Brooklyn church had something special to celebrate at mass Sunday morning, courtesy of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

03/03/2013

A New York City street sweeper. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Struck, Killed By Street Sweeper In Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed by a city street sweeper early Saturday at the busy junction of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues in Brooklyn.

12/15/2012

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DogVacay Finds Someone To Take Care Of Your Dog While You’re Away

What do you do with your pet when you have to leave town? Typically, the options are board it or perhaps have a friend or neighbor take care of it. A new service hopes to expand the alternatives.

04/17/2012

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.

03/26/2012

Bronx Household Of Faith Building Project (credit: http://www.bhof.org/index.html)

Church Opens In New Location Following Public School Ban

The Abundant Life Church will open at a new location on Sunday. The church was one of 60 that were recently forced out of city school buildings.

01/08/2012

Deloris Gillespie (credit: Councilwoman Letitia James)

Memorial Held For Deloris Gillespie, Brooklyn Woman Burned Alive In Elevator

The 73-year-old died on Dec. 17 after police say she was doused with gasoline and set ablaze in the elevator of her Prospect Heights apartment building.

12/30/2011

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