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  • '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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rescuers Pull 3 Workers From Collapsed Building

    Rescuers Pull 3 Workers From Collapsed Building
    BROOKLYN, NY (KTLA) -- Rescuers were able to save 3 workers buried under debris after a building under construction collapsed. It happened this afternoon on a building site at 2929 Brighton Fifth Street, in Brighton Beach. “It’s a major collapse,” a...
  • Workers Pulled From Rubble After Building Collapse In Brooklyn

    Workers Pulled From Rubble After Building Collapse In Brooklyn
    Four construction workers are hospitalized tonight, after a building they were working in collapsed in Brighton Beach Tuesday afternoon. Emergency crews had to pull three of the workers from the rubble, one walked out on their own a fourth worker went...
  • Trapped workers rescued from NYC building collapse

    NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have pulled three workers out of the rubble of a New York City construction collapse. The Fire Department of New York says five people were injured in the collapse at the five-story building in Brooklyn. One person is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...