| Apr 11, 2010
Disco and the Remaking
of American Culture
W.W. Norton: 338 pp., $26.95
Recently, I attended a wedding reception during which a 10-year-old boy, to entertain the adults on the dance floor, started making the point-to-the-sky...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:24 PM
This storm was truly unruly, whipping up serious problems all over our area. From bridges, to airports, to the Statue of Liberty. The storm even turned deadly when it swept through New Jersey.
Tonight neighbors on 80th Street near 6th Avenue in Bay...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 5:37 PM
Going out for a breath of fresh air has been anything but in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
Residents near Shore Road have been holding their breath lately because of a foul stench wafting through their streets.
"It smells like poop basically," Nelson Delgado...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 1:18 PM
A mom accused of killing her newborn baby and dumping the body in a plastic bag on a back porch was found guilty of manslaughter Friday.
Laura Sergio, of Bay Ridge, faces up to 25 years in prison for her first degree manslaughter conviction. She is...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:55 PM
People living on a street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn are fed up with a rundown house they say is turning the whole block into a complete eyesore.
The house -- located on 79th Street -- is apparently infested with several families of aggressive raccoons and...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Police are seeking a man who robbed and sexually attacked two women on the same block in Brooklyn within 20 minutes of each other.
Cops say the first attack happened on Friday, February 25 at 11:20 p.m. when a 44-year-old woman near 82nd Street in Bay...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 5:21 AM
A 9/11 hero pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stealing more than $1.3 million in business taxes from the government.
Former firefighter Thomas Casatelli, who is the principal business owner of the popular Bay Ridge bar The Black Kettle, admitted to...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Police have arrested a man they believe robbed and sexually attacked two women on the same block in Brooklyn within 20 minutes of each other.
Abdallah Elawar, 22, is under arrest Wednesday and is currently charged with robbery in the first degree and...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 5:16 PM
BAY RIDGE (PIX11) -- People are talking trash in Brooklyn. Greg Ahl, with Community Board Ten, took PIX 11 News for a tour of the worst trash piles in Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge.
259 69th street, near Bay Ridge Avenue had an alley full of garbage. ...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:19 PM
BAY RIDGE (PIX11) -- Many of them paid the ultimate price for their service to our country, but now the City wants war veterans to cough up money for their own honorary parade.
Due to severe budget cuts, some local legislators are cutting the funding to...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 7:32 PM
BROOKLYN, NY (PIX11) -- In the city's war on illegal signs and flyers, The Department of Sanitation though it found public enemy number one -- Levy Zelishovsky of Brooklyn -- who got slapped with 48,000 dollars in fines.
"They say I was hanging up...