| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:34 PM
We talk about blue collar jobs, but what about green collar jobs? What kind of Eco-friendly positions are sustainable in the world of sustainability?
Marni Majorelli tells us about her position as an ecological landscape designer. She shows us a model...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The Nets are no longer in New Jersey.
The now-Brooklyn Nets unveiled their new colors and brand identity Monday at the Modell's Sporting Goods at 140 Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn.
Hip hop mogul and co-owner Jay-Z created the team's new color scheme and...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:25 PM
An 18-year-old male was gunned down around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn, according to police.
His body was discovered near the intersection of Flatbush and E. 36th St, with a bullet wound to the head.
Detectives are now...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:42 AM
It was a close call early Easter Sunday morning when four NYPD officers were shot during a wild gun battle in a 6th-floor apartment, where an out-of-control, ex-con menaced his pregnant girlfriend and their 4-year-old son.
Three of them were shot in...
| Apr 12, 2012
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo debuted a new exhibit today – Australian dingoes – a new species for the zoo and a perfect addition to the zoo’s Australian Walkabout on the Discovery Trail. These are the first...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 8:08 AM
A dwarf mongoose family has a new exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo. The family of six previously lived at WCS’s Central Park Zoo. They can be seen in the Animals in Our Lives building.
Dwarf mongoose are native...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:59 AM
The three otters were born in February to Dixie, a 3-year-old female, and Oogie, a 10-year-old male. The pups are the first North American river otters born in a New York City zoo or aquarium since 1956 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo.
North American river...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:46 PM
An awful accident at the McDonalds on Flatbush Avenue in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn claimed the life of a woman in her 60s.
Police say the woman was walking in front of the McDonalds when an elderly driver backing up her Nissan Quest minivan...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
License plate capturing cameras are prowling Brooklyn neighborhoods--nabbing drivers who've managed to rack up at least $350 in parking tickets that are three months old--and holding their cars hostage with an electronic tire boot under a new program that...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Day two of our heatwave comes with an extra threat: a Con Edison workers' strike. Because the only thing worse than facing a blackout is facing a blackout with no one around to fix it.
"That would be typical right? That's the way it goes, right in...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Claiming Neo~Nazis have opened a new headquarters in Flatbush near Ocean Parkway, fliers calling for an emergency rally next Sunday are plastered on cars in the neighborhood.
The fliers come just a day after local elected officials and members of the...