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  • Gas Station Attendant Allegedly Beat Drunk Man To Death [VIDEO]

    Gas Station Attendant Allegedly Beat Drunk Man To Death [VIDEO]
    Detectives try to figure out if the second fatal encounter in less than three days at New York City gas stations was a brutal beatdown, or if it was an act of self defense.   The latest incident was at a Gulf station on Van Dam Street in Long Island...
  • It's all smiles at Cafe Grumpy

    It's all smiles at Cafe Grumpy
    NEW YORK — Until last year, Café Grumpy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, was mostly known as a destination for the serious coffee drinker, the type of place where each modestly sized cup is individually brewed and goes for $4 a pop. Now, thanks to "Girls,...
  • Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined

    Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined
    NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
  • 'Smash' recap: Ellis stirs up drama with a capital 'D'

     
    Last week, I mentioned that the “Glee” bug had bit “Smash” right in the cortex, and that hasn’t changed. In fact, this week, we got no showtunes at all; the one original song, “Touch Me,” was written by...
  • On Location: New York City's TV production surges to record level

     
    New York is experiencing a historic surge in television production thanks to its expanded film tax credit program, cutbacks in other states’ incentives and the weak U.S. dollar, which has made it more expensive to shoot in the Canadian cities of...
  • Bellocq Tea and those alluring yellow tea canisters

     
    Last time I went to London, I was intent on visiting the tea atelier Bellocq on King’s Road. Their website is evocative, no mystery once I learned the firm was started by several designers and tea fanciers who count Martha......
  • Greenpoint Beer Battle Heats Up

    Greenpoint Beer Battle Heats Up
    GREENPOINT, NY (PIX11) -- Don't pour the beer just yet in Greenpoint.  A controversy is brewing concerning the Polish Slavic Culture Center, application for a liquor license, to serve beer and wine in their cafeteria.  "So far there are 92 signatures...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire': Steve Buscemi and company find the present in the past

    In the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., HBO and executive producers Terence Winter ("The Sopranos") and Martin Scorsese have brought a 300-foot section of the Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk, circa 1920, back to three-dimensional life, for the...
  • Toxic Newtown Creek About to Get Cleaned Up

    Filthy Newtown Creek is about to get a lot cleaner. The 3.8 mile waterway that separates Queens and Brooklyn was named a federal super fund site today, giving people on both sides reason to smile. "This part is already developing gradually but slowly. I...
  • Toxic City Creek About to Get A Major Cleanup

    Toxic City Creek About to Get A Major Cleanup
    Filthy Newtown Creek is about to get a lot cleaner. The 3.8 mile waterway that separates Queens and Brooklyn was named a federal superfund site Monday, giving people on both sides reason to smile. "This part is already developing gradually but slowly,"...
  • Greenpoint Residents Vs. H.B.O.

    Greenpoint Residents Vs. H.B.O.
    Residents and business owners of one Greenpoint neighborhood have had it with H.B.O., saying the ever-present shoots are turning parking spots into a sea of orange cones. When PIX11 News arrived Tuesday afternoon, cones completely lined several blocks,...
  • Brooklynites Fight To Save Their Stoops

    Brooklynites Fight To Save Their Stoops
    Some Brooklynites are fighting to keep their stoops from the City. Two weeks ago, the city sent dozens of residents on Monitor street in Greenpoint a letter notifying them that their stoop was on pubic property and was technically owned by the city....