| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:46 AM
An alternate route into Manhattan has opened for commuters on the east side. Despite the gloomy skies, the East River Ferry, run by NY Waterway took its inaugural ride at 7 a.m. Monday.
The ferry operates between Manhattan, on Wall Street and East 34th...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 2:21 PM
If you stand on a street corner long enough, the Google Street View cameras will find you -- a lesson three Brooklyn heroin dealers just found out the hard way.
The three dealers were busted by the Google camera car as they dealt drugs in front of the...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 2:36 AM
R.J. Reynolds is setting its sights on its latest target -- Williamsburg, the hipster capitol of New York -- with its newest line of Williamsburg Camel cigarettes.
The iconic camel will appear on the front of the cigarette box on what appears to be...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 5:46 PM
The National Association of Attorneys General has asked RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. to stop its latest Camel cigarettes campaign and ditch the "hipster" Williamsburg smokes.
"We are concerned that this advertising campaign is using aspects of popular...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 1:49 PM
What do Moses Famous Fish in Hampton, Forrest Seafood Kitchen in Newport News and Black Angus Grille in Williamsburg all have in common? They had no Health Department violations during recent inspections.
To find out who else did well -- and who did...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 6:21 PM
A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman who agreed to cook and clean for a Brooklyn man in exchange for free rent, ended up being forced into sexual slavery, she told police.
On Tuesday, prosecutors said that 45-year-old John Hopkins is being held on $350,000 bail...
| May 20, 2012
| 11:41 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — Exhaust emissions were the only downside to Greg Mariano's first half marathon. Otherwise, the 26-year-old Arlington resident was locked in and pleased.
Running by himself for the last 12 miles, Mariano cruised to victory in the...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:43 AM
A New York-based artist was arrested and charged over the weekend after police mistook his latest art installations for bombs.
According to authorities, Takeshi Miyakawa was taken into police custody Saturday while he was in the middle of setting up...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
FDNY investigators are trying to determine what set off a fire in a Williamsburg brownstone that killed a 59-year-old woman.
According to authorities, flames broke out Friday around 9:15 in an apartment on Consylea Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Virginia's heavy metal champions Lamb of God are preparing to unleash a brand new bone-crushing onslaught. The group's album "Resolution" is scheduled for a Jan. 24 release. The band will kick off a new tour in their hometown of Richmond on Jan. 22....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Chicago’s going to get a bit of Portland in January. “Portlandia,” actually, so get ready to meet Toni and Candice, the hilarious proprieters of the feminist bookstore “Women and Women First.”
Fred Armisen and Carrie...