| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling.
Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
| May 23, 2013
Bergstein’s NY Deli, which has brick-and-mortar location and food truck in the south suburbs, will open its new location in Hyde Park by early September.
Located near the intersection of Woodlawn and 55th Street, the new Bergstein’s NY...
| Apr 2, 2012
Angelina Favuzza, Christie Livoti, Joey Lynn Tekulve and Valona Saka of Oxygen's newest reality show "Brooklyn 11223" stopped by to talk about the drama we can expect this season.
Oxygen takes viewers to the close-knit Brooklyn community of Bay Ridge,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Con Edison is warning Brooklyn customers that, because of problems with electrical equipment, voltage is being reduced by 5 percent in certain neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods affected are: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Homicide detectives are investigating the mysterious death of an Orthodox Jewish man who begged for money outside synagogues, even though his massive collection of vintage TV photos was said to be worth millions of dollars.
55 year old Howard Frank was...
| Feb 16, 2012
From Karen Gravano, daughter of Sammy "the Bull" Gravano and star of the hit VH1 reality show Mob Wives, comes a revealing memoir of a mafia childhood, where love and family go hand-in-hand with murder and betrayal.
In MOB DAUTHTER: The Mafia, Sammy "The...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Coney Island will forever be known for its boardwalk, the Cyclone, and Nathan’s Famous hot dogs. And fans of the franks say nothing goes better with them than Nathan’s crunchy crinkle cut French fries.
But recently customers are...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Brooklyn detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a Brooklyn shop owner found in his discount store. Detectives were still on the scene at 1877 86th St. in Bensonhurst Friday afternoon, nearly a day after the body was discovered.
Cops say the...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The bullet that killed Issac Kadare, the 59-year-old owner of the Amazing 99 Cent store in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, was linked to the same gun used in a similar killing of another Brooklyn store owner a month earlier.
Kadare, an Egyptian-born devout Jew,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Police spent the weekend warning shop owners in several Brooklyn neighborhoods that there is a killer on the loose.
Officers also believe he may be targeting stores with addresses that include the numbers 1,7 and 8.
Police have released a sketch showing...
| Aug 9, 2012
Just when the chef memoir had started tasting a little overly familiar — the long struggles to cook their food their way, the breakthrough review, the stove burns, the final 60 pages where nothing much happens but happiness and prosperity —...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Police continue to hunt for the so-called "Number 8 Killer," the man they suspect is behind the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers, two of them gunned down over the summer.
Rahmatollah Vahidipour, 78, of Woodbourne Road in Great Neck, Long Island.,...