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Brooklyn Performance Artists To Make Giant Hamster Wheel Their Home

Beginning Friday, two performance artists from Brooklyn will spend 10 days straight running a hamster wheel nonstop – and using it as their house.

02/27/2014

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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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Online Scammers Claim To Bear Bad News While Targeting Your Personal Information

A new Internet scam looks legitimate but has the potential to unleash a Pandora’s box of viruses and spyware onto your computer.

02/18/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Woman, 80, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Williamsburg

An 80-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

02/11/2014

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New York’s 6 Best Touristy Restaurants Worth The Hype

While most of NYC’s touristy restaurants can be skipped, a few eateries are worth checking out. Whether you’re visiting the city or a New Yorker looking for a good meal, these six restaurants and food destinations are all worth braving the lines and tourists for.

02/03/2014

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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

A dress code sign posted at some Williamsburg stores. (credit: CBS 2)

City Drops Suit Against Some Jewish Shop Owners Over Dress Codes

The City of New York has dropped a lawsuit against seven Hasidic storeowners in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who posted signs in their windows asking customers to dress modestly.

01/22/2014

New Video Shows Suspect In Slain Real Estate Developer’s Kidnapping

Police on Wednesday issued a surveillance video showing a suspect in the kidnapping of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem “Max” Stark, whose burned body was found last week in a Long Island dumpster.

01/08/2014

Kidnapped Brooklyn Real Estate Developer’s Body Found Burned In Dumpster

The partially-burned body of a Brooklyn real estate developer was discovered in a dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island this week, a day after police said he was kidnapped in Brooklyn.

01/04/2014

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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

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Report: Williamsburg, Brooklyn May Soon Get First Starbucks

Williamsburg, Brooklyn may soon be getting its first Starbucks, according to a published report.

12/08/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Stabbed To Death In South Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A man died after being found stabbed early Saturday in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

12/07/2013

Brooklyn Laundromat Lewdness

Police Search For Man Who Exposed Himself In Laundromat

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a man who walked into a Laundromat in Brooklyn and exposed himself.

12/02/2013

Knockout Game

Hasidic Man Victim Of Latest Possible ‘Knockout’ Assault In Williamsburg

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind said a pattern has emerged but stopped short of saying the Jewish community is being targeted in these types of attacks.

12/02/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Takes On Classic Thanksgiving Foods

Thanksgiving may only come once a year, but several restaurants and vendors in New York City offer their versions of classic Thanksgiving fare on a regular basis.

11/26/2013

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