| Mar 23, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Police are asking for the public's help in catching a man who sexually assaulted two teenage girls in a Brooklyn laundromat and exposed himself in another laundromat later in the night.
According to police, the man went into a laundromat located at 481...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
There's this tendency for the inhabitants of cities, large or small, to get stuck in their own immediate geography. It's a practice of self-documentation and grounding, one that's intended to create a sense of self by defining a sense of place, but that...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:15 PM
The New York Times had this story about the underground practicd of paying for positive reviews on Amazon, Yelp, Citysearch and Trip Advisor.
The New York Times Sam Sifton gives two stars to Roberta', a "rural-urban-hippie-punk food...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:39 AM
with Danny Brown and Despot. Thursday, Sept. 29, Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com
Toto, I don't think we're at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell anymore. No, Das Racist has come quite far from...
| May 11, 2011
| 6:23 AM
A young group of Latino filmmakers and actors is making a name for itself, in Brooklyn.
"East Willy B" is a web series about a Puerto Rican sports bar owner trying to keep the spot's Latino flair, despite his ex's desires to turn it into a young...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:09 PM
A three-alarm fire has broken out in Bushwick.
Details are sketchy, but here's what we know at this time...
Police say flames erupted on the second and third floors of 13 Covert St. and Bushwick Avenue.
Initial reports say there are multiple...
| May 14, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Fire officials say the 3-alarm fire Friday night in Bushwick that killed two men was caused by a hot plate placed too close to a bed.
They've ruled the fire an accident.
Flames broke out around 9:15 p.m. Fire investigators say instead of calling 9-1-1,...
| May 19, 2011
| 9:21 AM
New York City police are on the hunt for a suspect who shot a teenager on a city bus, leaving him in critical condition.
The brazen shooting happened at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myrtle and Wilson Avenues in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn....
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Police are searching for 3 suspects in the shooting death of a Brooklyn mother who tried to shield a group of children when gunfire erupted outside a Brownsville school just as students were dismissed.
Putting her life on the line for children she didn't...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Detective Gescard Isnora, the undercover cop who fired the first shots in the controversial shooting death of Sean Bell in 2006, told his story publicly for the first time today.
He was testifying in the NYPD departmental trial that's seeking to push him...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you want to experience the work of street artist Gaia in its full scruffy glory, see it in the wild.
Drive south down North Collington Avenue, past Biddle and Eager and Chase. You will despair of spotting anything fresh in one blighted block after...