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Taj Patterson underwent surgery on his eye after being beaten in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo courtesy of New York Daily News)

5 Hasidic Men Indicted In Beating Of Man In Williamsburg

The members of a Jewish safety patrol in Williamsburg are accused of stopping then attacking Taj Patterson as he walked through the neighborhood Dec. 1.

04/23/2014

Paintings of Snoop Dog (L) and Nelson Mandela (R) by late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that were allegedly stolen from a gallery in Brooklyn. (credit: Sean Leonard/CBS 2)

Art Taken In Brooklyn Gallery Heist Returned To Rightful Owner

In a heist that was caught on video in March, thieves were seen running down a Williamsburg Street with paintings taken from a nearby gallery.

04/22/2014

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Vinyl Fans Browse The Bins In Brooklyn In Celebration Of Record Store Day

The event is in its eighth year and record stores, once thought to be a dying breed, have been making a comeback. Two shops have opened in Brooklyn in the past few months.

04/19/2014

The fire broke out in a four-story building on Scholes Street in Williamsburg at around 1 p.m. on April 10, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

2 NYPD Officers Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Rushing Into Brooklyn Fire

The fire broke out in a four-story building on Scholes Street in Williamsburg at around 1 p.m., according to the Fire Department.

04/10/2014

Credit: New York Distilling Company

The 5 Best Cocktail Bars In Williamsburg

If you’re a cocktail lover and haven’t spent time in Williamsburg, you’re missing out. This neighborhood is home to some of the city’s best and most unique cocktail bars.

CBS New York–04/10/2014

Photo Credit: Bon Chovie

What To Eat At Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

Brooklyn’s popular Smorgasburg heads outside again this weekend on April 5. We’ve outlined some of the best food to eat here.

04/04/2014

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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

Photo Credit: Birreria

Best NYC Restaurants For Groups

Despite the seemingly infinite dining options in NYC, getting a table can be tough – especially with a group. Luckily, we’ve found the best spots across New York City for dinner and drinks with all your friends in tow.

03/18/2014

Suspect wanted for allegedly shooting four boys in Williamsburg, (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Photo Of Man Wanted In Williamsburg Shooting

The shooting happened just after 7:30 p.m. at South 2nd Street near Roebling Street on the south side of Williamsburg, police said.

03/17/2014

Williamsburg, Brooklyn Shooting

3 Teens, One 12-Year-Old Shot In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Four boys — the youngest just 12 — were shot and wounded in the legs Friday evening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

03/14/2014

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

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

Two artists live inside a giant wheel at a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, art gallery. (credit: CBS 2)

Artists In Brooklyn Put New Spin On The Hamster Wheel

Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder are spending that time precariously atop a giant hamster-like wheel in Williamsburg, CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported.

03/05/2014

The Domino Sugar sign at the plant's refinery (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

‘How Sweet It Is': City Planning Commission Signs Off On Domino Sugar Plant Redevelopment

The deal to turn the old Domino Sugar plant on Williamsburg’s waterfront into gleaming apartment towers, offices and open space is moving ahead.

03/05/2014

Brooklyn Stolen Painting Recovered

Suspect Arrested In Brooklyn After Artist Retrieves Painting, Chases Him Down

A group of thieves made off with a five-foot painting worth $10,000 after an art heist in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend, but a suspect was apprehended after the artist chased him down.

03/04/2014

Williamsburg Fatal Bus Accident

Woman Hit, Killed By MTA Bus At Busy Williamsburg, Brooklyn Intersection

A woman was struck and killed by a city bus Saturday morning in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

03/01/2014

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