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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

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a possible bias assault in Brooklyn. (Credit: DCPI)

Police Investigate Possible Bias Assault In Brooklyn

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a possible bias assault that took place in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

06/22/2014

A wide, deep sinkhole opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Wednesday, June 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wide, Deep Sinkhole Opens In Middle Of Williamsburg Roadway

Traffic was snagged in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Wednesday afternoon, after a sinkhole estimated at 6 feet deep opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue.

06/18/2014

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Best Tasting Menus In Brooklyn

Brooklyn restaurants offering tasting menus have rivaled Manhattan’s iconic menus in recent years. Check out these stellar Brooklyn tasting menus.

06/02/2014

Barhoppers dressed up as zombies pose in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on May 25, 2014. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Zombies Invade Williamsburg … To Barhop

A few hundred people participating in the eighth annual Zombie Crawl wore fake blood and latex — to look like peeling skin — and hopped between drinking establishment in Williamsburg.

05/25/2014

Williamsburg Warehouse Theft

Police: Man Stole Nearly $50,000 From Williamsburg, Brooklyn Warehouse

Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who took nearly $50,000 in cash and checks from a warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

05/20/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Board Games

Connect Four, Apples To Apples and Sorry! aren’t just for kids. Check out NYC’s best bars with board games the next time you’re feeling competitive.

05/19/2014

Surveillance photo of an attack on a Jewish boy in Williamsburg (Credit: CBS 2)

Jewish Families In Williamsburg Fearful After 2 Separate Attacks On Young Boys

Two attacks within days of each other have Jewish parents in Williamsburg worried about the safety of their children.

05/01/2014

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