| Nov 5, 2010
| 11:54 AM
An NYPD police officer opened fire on a man Thursday morning, who they say threw a brick at a squad car after he was caught attempting to break into a parked car.
According to authorities, officer Matt Sobota was getting ready to start his 5:30 a.m....
| Nov 16, 2010
| 5:14 PM
Despite considered by many as offensive MTVs Jersey Shore is a big hit.
Now a realty TV show is being shot in Brighton Beach and the Russian leaders aren't too pleased.
Dozens of Russian leaders have expressed their displeasure to the Liftetime network,...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 7:24 PM
A casting company in Brighton Beach is looking for the Russian version of Snooki and The Situation for a new Lifetime series, and the protests have already begun.
A coalition of politicians, activists and community groups are sending a steady stream of...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Police are looking for a man who shot at NYPD officers while they were investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Brooklyn. Shortly after the shooting, another woman was raped on a rooftop in another section of the borough.
The first victim was a 21-...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Cops in Brooklyn are trying to get two armed rapists off the streets.
A creep threatened a woman with a box cutter in Crown Heights before raping her early Monday on a rooftop on Bergen Street according to police.
Cops say the woman was standing...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Brighton Beach Memoires is a Neil Simon comedy that tells the story of Eugene Jerome's coming of age in Brooklyn in 1937. He has a sexual awakening and needs to find his identity, despite the fact that there's always a family member underfoot. It's...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:44 PM
He's been called the 'Butcher of Brighton Beach,' 'Mad Maks' and 'The Smirking Slaughterer.' And today Maksim Gelman lived up to all of his notorious nicknames, especially the last one -- smirking and smiling his way through his sentencing, complete...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:38 PM
The late playwright Horton Foote influenced the choices of both individual artists who stood above the crowd in local theater in 2011.
Foote wrote the play "A Trip to Bountiful," the movie version of which won its star, Geraldine Page, an Oscar in 1985....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Mi scusi Italianos... Russkie Idut. Translation: the Brighton Beach Russians are here and the TV network Lifetime is ready to launch a new reality show that threatens to be NYC's version of The Jersey Shore.
The show is called Russian Dolls and it...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Aug 11, 2011
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"...