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  • Brighton Beach Reality Show Not Getting Warm Welcome

    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,...
  • Lifetime To Produce Brighton Beach Reality Show

    Lifetime To Produce Brighton Beach Reality Show
    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...
  • On Theater: Britain rules in NTAC's 33rd season

    The British are coming — to the Newport Theatre Arts Center next season. Of the six productions just announced for NTAC 33rd season, four of them have their origins in what is now officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines

    MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines
    Straphangers can expect near normal service on the rails and subways Wednesday. Most subway service has been restored. The No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 trains as well as the A, C, E, D, F, M, G, J, Z and R trains are all running normally. The Staten Island...
  • Weather Advisory: Changes To MTA, NJ Transit

    Weather Advisory: Changes To MTA, NJ Transit
    MTA Due to a Winter Weather Advisory downtown D, 2, 3 trains are running local at this time. Downtown A trains are running local from the Broadway-Junction Station to the Euclid Avenue Station. N and Q trains are running local in both directions from the...
  • Police Search For Man Wanted For Sexual Assault

    Police Search For Man Wanted For Sexual Assault
    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-...
  • Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn

    Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn
    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...
  • Seniors Trapped In Their Own Building By Faulty Elevator

    Seniors Trapped In Their Own Building By Faulty Elevator
    Trapped inside with no way to get out. It's how some elderly tenants describe living in an apartment building in Brighton Beach, all because of a faulty elevator and bad ramp. "I have a wheelchair and I go down sometimes. I then can't get back up. It...
  • State Sen. Carl Kruger Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges

    State Sen. Carl Kruger Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges
    New York State Sen. Carl Kruger pleaded guilty Tuesday to four criminal counts an influence peddling case. Kruger, who broke down in tears during his plea before a Manhattan federal court judge, is accused of unfairly helping a developer, a lobbyist...