| 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...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 3:26 PM
Three City Council Members are looking to legalize double parking and are slated to introduce a bill that would allow drivers to double park if they're waiting for a spot or dropping off or picking up passengers.
Micheal O'Keefe, of Bay Ridge, told PIX...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 2:59 PM
New Yorkers took some subways and buses for the last time on Friday, a few of them carrying cardboard tombstones to mourn the end of their favorite commuting routes.
Donna Brown, 46, who takes the B39 bus from Brooklyn to Manhattan every morning, worried...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 9:27 AM
A Connecticut woman who police said left the scene of a fatal hit and run was arrested and charged Thursday after turning herself in.
Police say Karissa McFaline, 21, was traveling in the northbound lane of 4th Avenue in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 2:43 PM
A former student at the prestigious Stuyvesant High School--paralyzed last year, when a rental van overturned carrying the Stuyvesant track team - is trying alternative therapies to restore her movement. Her community in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and the...
| Jul 7, 2009
| 12:03 PM
An irate Brooklyn man allegedly struck his wife in the head with a meat cleaver Monday because he felt he could no longer put up with her clumsiness, according to police.
Police sources said Qi Xian Hung, 53, was heard screaming that he had endured his...
| Jul 30, 2009
A four-alarm fire erupted in Brooklyn late Wednesday night, injuring 14 people, including 12 firefighters.
At about 11:45pm, firefighters responded to blaze at 6805 Third Avenue in Bay Ridge. There was soon heavy fire on each of floor of the four-story...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 2:13 PM
A 104-year-old man died early Monday morning after being mowed down by a minivan in Brooklyn, police said.
Joe Rollino, a former Coney Island strongman known as "Kid Dundee," was reportedly hit as he crossed north to south on Bay Ridge Parkway after...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 9:17 AM
Police are investigating a violent bar brawl involving New York's Bravest that left 4 men badly injured.
According to reports, the fight erupted inside the Salty Dog bar in Bay Ridge in the early hours of Saturday morning after a bar patron...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 1:17 PM
The family of a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor, who was kicked out of her rent-controlled apartment, is fighting to overturn the eviction.
Eta Eckstein was booted from her Bay Ridge apartment while she had reportedly been recovering at a nearby...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 3:40 PM
Three firefighters involved in a Brooklyn bar brawl are expected to surrender to authorities Thursday morning, PIX News has learned.
The firefighters are slated to go before a judge Thursday in Brooklyn Criminal court to face assault charges for their...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Even though 3 firefighters turned themselves into authorities Thursday morning in connection with a Brooklyn bar brawl, only two of them will be charged, police said.
According to authorities, firefighters Ryan Warnock, Michael Reilly and Christoper...