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  • Nathan Eats: Peter Pan's Donuts In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

    Nathan Eats: Peter Pan's Donuts In Greenpoint, Brooklyn
    It's called Peter Pan Bakery and its in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The shop gets tons of write-ups leaving you wondering if its just hype or the real deal. PIX11's Nathan Kamp visited the shop to find out. Peter Pan Bakery is located at 727 Manhattan Ave,...
  • Greenpoint Cracks Down On Speeding Drivers

    Greenpoint Cracks Down On Speeding Drivers
    If you have a need for speed in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, start tapping on the brakes. That is because cameras might be watching your every move soon, if State Assemblyman Joe Lentol has his way. Lentol introduced a bill last week to the State Assembly in...
  • Con Edison Brownout Affecting Multiple Brooklyn Neighborhoods

    Con Edison Brownout Affecting Multiple Brooklyn Neighborhoods
    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...
  • McCarren Grand-reopening Marred By Fights, Public Urination and Theft

    McCarren Grand-reopening Marred By Fights, Public Urination and Theft
    When it's 95 in the shade, there's no better place to be than in a pool.  But when you cross a heatwave with a city pool that holds 1,500 people and just a handful of law enforcement, you may get a whole lot more than you bargained for.  Now those in...
  • BQE Partially Re-Opened After Billboard Collapse

    BQE Partially Re-Opened After Billboard Collapse
    Investigators are still trying to nail down how and why that New York Mega Millions billboard collapsed Friday on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near Meeker Avenue in Greenpoint. Thankfully on this Friday The 13th, no one was hurt -- or worse, killed....
  • BQE Remains Closed Around Meeker Avenue

    BQE Remains Closed Around Meeker Avenue
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) -- A portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway remains closed in the wake of the Friday collapse of that New York Mega Millions lottery billboard in Greenpoint. Emergency Management officials say the street directly below Meeker...
  • TV's 'Smash' Looks At Backstage Drama Of Making Of A Broadway Musical

    TV's 'Smash' Looks At Backstage Drama Of  Making Of A Broadway Musical
    David Marshall Grant sits at his desk in a nondescript office in an unmarked building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, near the East River. That's where Broadway magic happens, at least by way of the new NBC series"Smash," which premieres 10...
  • Line Of Earrings Being Labeled Anti-Semitic

    Line Of Earrings Being Labeled Anti-Semitic
    A small Brooklyn jewelry store is in the middle of a big controversy over a pair of earrings. The earrings look like swastikas. When Councilman Stephen Levin (D-Greenpoint) found out the Manhattan Avenue store, Bejeweled, had been selling the jewelry, he...
  • Cops Searching For Gunmen In Brazen Jewelry Store Shooting

    Cops Searching For Gunmen In Brazen Jewelry Store Shooting
    Police have released surveillance footage of two suspects who opened fire at a Brooklyn jewelry store owner during a robbery Monday According to police, 56-year-old Richard Sanocki was shot in the stomach by the two men who entered Studio Jewelry on...
  • 2nd Baby Born On Mass Transit In 2 Days

    2nd Baby Born On Mass Transit In 2 Days
    Who needs a hospital when you have mass transit? For the second day in a row, a baby girl, who just couldn't seem to wait, entered the world with a whole bunch of New Yorkers looking on. A woman gave birth shortly before 10:30 a.m. Friday on a B61 bus in...
  • Busy Brooklyn Bus Route May Be Bisected

    Busy Brooklyn Bus Route May Be Bisected
    Bus riders traveling through Brooklyn may have an easier commute in January 2010. The 10-mile B61 bus route will be split into two bus lines in an effort to reduce passenger wait times and provide consistent service. The B61 currently runs from Long...
  • Summer reading: Stephanie Anderson on Ernest Hemingway

     
    As summer gets underway, we've created the L.A. Times list of 60 books for 92 days. All of these are new titles, being released in time for summer 2010. At Jacket Copy, we're asking writers and other bookish types about......