| 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....
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 2:06 PM
People who live near one Brooklyn hospital say they have an emergency, a noise emergency.
For more than a month, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center has used a generator to provide power to an ailing air-conditioner system for hundred of patients.
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Over the next few months, going to the barber shop could mean more than just getting a haircut. Research shows 40% of the African American community has hypertension. In addition, men are less likely than women to visit the doctors. A York health provider...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:26 PM
2 stars (out of 4)
The self-proclaimed “greatest rapper alive” had an enviable run for a few years, churning out free mix tapes, song-stealing cameos and major-label blockbusters with dizzying aplomb from 2004 to 2009. “Tha Carter III&...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Despite the fact that this parking space in Bushwick actually looks smaller than the driver's car, he continues undeterred -- somehow working his vehicle (plus bike rack), into the tiny space.
A tipster told Gothamist.com, "I was leaving for work the...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:52 PM
A noisy generator used to keep patients at a Bushwick hospital cool, is now keeping dozens of neighbors sleepless at night.
"It's more than a buzz. It goes through your bones. It shakes the windows too," said Tom Robinson, who can't sleep and has filed...
| 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...