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Brighton Beach

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  • 8th District: Jerry Nadler

    Congressman Jerrold Nadler represents New York's Eighth Congressional district. The Eighth, one of the most diverse districts in the nation, includes Manhattan's West Side below 89th Street, Lower Manhattan, and areas of Brooklyn including Borough Park,...
  • Surveillance Video Captures 17-Mile Dragging Death of NYC Pedestrian

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WPIX) -- It's being called a horrific tragedy that leaves New Yorkers questioning just how something like this could happen. According to the New York Police Department, a pedestrian crossing a street in Corona, Queens early Wednesday...
  • Pedestrian Struck, Dragged 17 Miles

    BRIGHTON BEACH, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A driver is being questioned by police Wednesday after it was discovered he struck a pedestrian in the Corona section of the Queens and dragged him 17 miles away to Brooklyn. According to police, the incident unraveled...
  • Movie Review: Two Lovers

    Can we talk for a minute about: Joaquin Phoenix? So he's quitting acting to be a rap star now. (I smell a mockumentary in the works, but we'll see.) The bigger question is whether anyone will miss him. Decide for yourself by watching James Gray's...
  • CHICAGOAN OF THE YEAR 2008 | THEATER: Cromer pushes into the directorial spotlight

    CHICAGOAN OF THE YEAR 2008 | THEATER: Cromer pushes into the directorial spotlight
    David Cromer does not run one of Chicago's many famous theaters. A blunt perfectionist with an inclination toward the irascible, he's definitely not known for his skill at the schmooze. And, at 44, he's a bit too long in the tooth for such labels as...
  • Aretha Franklin Breaks Ribs in Fall, Cancels Brooklyn Shows

    Aretha Franklin Breaks Ribs in Fall, Cancels Brooklyn Shows
    Aretha Franklin says she's recovering from a fall and will miss two free concerts in Brooklyn and an 80th birthday gala for Rep. Charles Rangel. Franklin's office says the Queen of Soul broke ribs and has abdominal pain from Sunday's fall. Franklin...
  • Cops Seek Group Of Men Who Pilfered 58 Cell Phones From 10 Brooklyn Wireless Stores

    Cops Seek Group Of Men Who Pilfered 58 Cell Phones From 10 Brooklyn Wireless Stores
    Cops are seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a group of young men responsible for stealing 58 cell phones from 10 wireless stores over the past three months in Brooklyn. The group have targeted nine AT&T and T-Mobile stores, as...
  • If Hurricane Earl Batters Brooklyn & Queens: Fuhgeddaboudit!

    If Hurricane Earl Batters Brooklyn & Queens: Fuhgeddaboudit!
    If Hurricane Earl maintains its force and makes a beeline for New York, coastal neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens could be in trouble. With that threat in mind, Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-Brooklyn) has called on the Army Corps of Engineers to...
  • NYC Cops Shoot, Kill Knife Wielding Suspect

    NYC Cops Shoot, Kill Knife Wielding Suspect
    A man in Brooklyn was shot to death by New York City police on Saturday after officers claim the suspect lunged at them with a 12-inch knife, PIX News has learned. Police were dispatched to an apartment in Brighton Beach where a 19-year-old woman said...
  • Costly New Brighton Beach Parking Permit Is 'Robbery', Residents Say

    Costly New Brighton Beach Parking Permit Is 'Robbery', Residents Say
    In Brooklyn's Brighton Beach parking spaces are disappearing rapidly, leaving residents at the mercy of the only existing permit-parking lot. Constant calls into the Neighborhood Association are proof to President Pat Singer that her community is in need...
  • 'Russian Dolls' Puts Spotlight On Brighton Beach

    'Russian Dolls' Puts Spotlight On Brighton Beach
    The new Lifetime reality show "Russian Dolls" goes in deep--deep into the Russian-immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Of course the comparisons are there, pitting the show as the Russian version of "The Jersey Shore." "Russian Dolls"...