Williamsburg

Home Of Possible Ebola Patient Dr. Craig Spencer

Hamilton Heights Neighbors Shaken After Doctor’s Positive Test For Ebola

Police on Thursday afternoon swarmed a Hamilton Heights apartment building where a doctor suspected of having the Ebola virus lives.

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Power was cut to multiple residential buildings on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg on Friday, Oct. 10. (Credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Multiple Residential Buildings Lose Power In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Power went out Friday afternoon at four buildings in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as a result of what was believed to be a smoking manhole.

10/10/2014

Falling debris Williamsburg (CBS 2)

Falling Debris From Williamsburg Building Shuts Down Thoroughfare

A major thoroughfare was shut down in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Monday afternoon, after debris was spotted falling from a building.

10/06/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Person Struck, Injured By Bus In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A person was struck and wounded by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus Tuesday evening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

09/16/2014

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$40,000 Motorcycle For Charity Ride Stolen In Williamsburg

Brandon Hochman rode from Los Angeles to New York for charity; but before he could ride back to California, police say his custom motorcycle was stolen in Williamsburg.

08/30/2014

A street art project by Mr. Brainwash on the side of the luxury building at 250 North 10th St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

More And More New York City Landlords Embracing Street Art

Landlords used to erase graffiti from the sides of their buildings, but some have now embraced it.

08/06/2014

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Brooklyn’s Best Rooftop Bars

What better way to escape the bustle of New York City than to rise above it? These Brooklyn rooftop bars offer cold drinks, stellar NYC views and a welcome breath of fresh air.

08/05/2014

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NYPD: Bearded, Tattooed Man Steals Bike In Williamsburg

The incident took place at North 5th Street and Driggs Avenue at 8:50 p.m. Monday night, police said.

07/22/2014

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Resentment Brews Among Some Williamsburg Residents As Starbucks Sets Up Shop

There is a new resident in Williamsburg, and not everyone is celebrating. A Starbucks opened on Union Ave and Ainslie Street, on Monday morning.

07/21/2014

FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas (Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Mourn Death Of Gordon Ambelas, Killed In Brooklyn Blaze

Lt. Gordon Ambelas died after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said.

07/06/2014

Fire at 75 Wilson Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Firefighter Among At Least 5 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

A fire department spokesman said the firefighter was taken Saturday night to Woodhull Medical Center.

07/05/2014

Sphinx made of sugar (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Exhibit At Abandoned Williamsburg Sugar Refinery Has New Yorkers Abuzz

Surrounded by melting molasses figurines of child slaves is the centerpiece: a giant sphinx, 35 feet tall, 75 feet long, and coated with 40 tons of pure white sugar.

07/04/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Two Charged In Connection With Beating Of Elderly Man In Williamsburg

The 79-year-old man said that the women hit him on the back of the head and knocked him to the ground. The suspects were charged with misdemeanor assault.

06/29/2014

Police Search East River For Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer (CBS 2)

Police Search East River For Body Of Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer

Police are searching for a man who apparently got swept away after going for an early morning swim with friends in the East River.

06/26/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Trivia

Trivia nights in NYC offer prizes and a chance to stretch your brain, drink in hand. Challenge yourself to these New York bars’ weekly quiz-offs.

06/23/2014

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