| Aug 4, 2010
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:01 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 9:34 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Just two weeks after a 16-year-old was shot outside a popular boardwalk restaurant in Brighton Beach, police officers are making their presence known.
"The presence here has increased by 500 percent and it's about time," said Russ Miller, a long-time...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:44 PM
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...
| 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"...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:21 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 2:04 PM
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...