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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

In Orbit

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

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

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

(file photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Photo Credit: Shake Shack

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

Photo Credit: Fletcher's BBQ

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

Photo Credit: Martha

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

Starbucks coffee logo (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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