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  • Woman Gunned Down On Brooklyn Sidewalk [SURVEILLANCE VIDEO]

    Police are on the hunt for a man in his 50's or 60's, they say, shot and killed a woman on a sidewalk in Brighton Beach. The victim has been identified as Alla Kamenev, 65; she was on her way to get her nails done Thursday, before taking off with her...
  • On Theater: Simon's 'Biloxi Blues' blends humor, poignancy

    About a quarter of a century ago, Neil Simon wrote his fictionalized autobiography — and, being Simon, he took three plays to do it. "Biloxi Blues," the second in his "BB trilogy," is the meat in this theatrical sandwich, slipped in neatly between...
  • Subway Service Restored After Massive Water Main Break Cripples Transit System

    Subway Service Restored After Massive Water Main Break Cripples Transit System
    The MTA has restored normal subway service to the A, B, C and D trains just in time for the Tuesday morning commute. A massive water main break Monday morning had crippled the transit system in Upper Manhattan and casued flooding on the streets and subway...
  • Jon Cryer gets one star (maybe 'Two and a Half') on Walk of Fame

     
    Jon Cryer has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jon Cryer got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, thanking Charlie Sheen as well as Chuck Lorre for doing what needed to be done when Sheen was in crisis. On hand were...
  • On Theater: New theater season off and running

    No sooner does September check in than local stage productions flood in. The honor of kicking off the 2011-12 season goes to the Costa Mesa Playhouse. This weekend it revives Noel Coward's ghostly comedy "Blithe Spirit." That's the antique chuckler about...
  • Full Service Returns To F Train In Brooklyn

    Full Service Returns To F Train In Brooklyn
    F train service between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations resumed Saturday around 7:20 p.m. The West 8th Street-NY Aquarium Station re-opened to F train customers, but not for those riding the Q. Repair crews are still working on...
  • Service Disruptions Continue On F, Q Lines

    Service Disruptions Continue On F, Q Lines
    Train service in and around Coney Island is still a mess, as fire investigators look for the cause of Friday evening's track fire. F trains aren't running between the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations; and there's no Q service between...
  • Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute

    Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute
    A fire and water main break are making it difficult for commuters to get home Friday night. A fire in the West 8th Street-NY Aquarium subway station is affecting service on the Q, F and B lines -- the one-alarm fire broke out in the relay room that...
  • '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"...
  • 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...
  • NYC's Russian Version Of 'The Jersey Shore' Causes Uproar

    NYC's Russian Version Of 'The Jersey Shore' Causes Uproar
    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...