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  • Market Watch: Spring porcini now in season

    Market Watch: Spring porcini now in season
    Spring porcini, among the most prized and delicious of wild mushrooms, have started their brief season at a few local farmers markets. Most people think of porcini and kindred fungi, known as boletes, as being specialties of autumn, and so they are in...
  • Cultural restoration

    BROOKLYN, N. Y. - There's a new Viennese restaurant on Lafayette Avenue here, and you'd better make reservations early if you want to get in on a theater night. Called Thomas Beisl - Austrian for Thomas Bistro - the cafe is one of many businesses that...
  • Runner-up 4

    Palmieri twirled the star sapphire ring on his right pinky and stared out the window as his flight touched down at LAX. Heat surged through his temples as his veins pulsed. He was not a happy man. First came the call from Bonner. He wouldn't be making it...
  • Fight Over Elliptical Machine Leaves Brooklyn Man Dead

    Fight Over Elliptical Machine Leaves Brooklyn Man Dead
    A Brooklyn social worker was senselessly killed at his neighborhood gym after police say he was brutally attacked during a heated argument over exercise equipment. According to police, Douglas Smith, 50, was attacked Saturday at his East Flatbush...
  • Man Flushes Girlfriend's Turtle Down Toilet

    Man Flushes Girlfriend's Turtle Down Toilet
    A man is accused of flushing a turtle down the toilet after a domestic dispute in Brooklyn. Yamahi Hogarth allegedly beat his girlfriend and then flushed her pet turtle down the toilet at the woman's East Flatbush apartment. Hogarth, 23, accused the 20-...
  • Brooklyn Family Begs for Fungus Fix

    Brooklyn Family Begs for Fungus Fix
    Fed-up neighbors in Brooklyn say their landlord is forcing them to live in moldy squalor. Their East Flatbush building is bursting at the seams with out-of-control fungus climbing up walls and mushrooms growing in bathrooms. Tenant, Amelia DeMiller fears...
  • Barclays To Buy Name To Major Brooklyn Subway Station

    Barclays To Buy Name To Major Brooklyn Subway Station
    A British bank will soon have its name on a major New York City subway station if a $4 million deal is approved on Wednesday. Commuters passing through the Atlantic Avenue-Pacific Street and Flatbush Avenue subway station in Prospect Heights may soon...
  • Targeted Brooklyn Day Care Used as Drug Haven

    Targeted Brooklyn Day Care Used as Drug Haven
    Police say a Brooklyn day care center targeted by robbers Friday was being used as a drug haven. The owner of the Special Moments Day Care in East Flatbush has been arrested and her husband is negotiating to surrender, said Police Commissioner Raymond...
  • Man Struck By Car, Flies Through Barbershop's Window

    Man Struck By Car, Flies Through Barbershop's Window
    A pedestrian was sent flying through a Brooklyn storefront's glass window after being struck by a vehicle following a car accident Monday evening. Police say at about 11pm, the driver of a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria was travelling eastbound on Martense...
  • Two Toddlers Die After Falling Out Of Windows

    Two Toddlers Die After Falling Out Of Windows
    Two toddlers from Brooklyn -- who inadvertently fell out of windows in two separate incidents -- have died, police said. 18-month old Marcus Oliver and three-year-old Devin Joseph Jr. both died Tuesday after plunging out of two windows in different...
  • Drive-By Killing of Grandmother Baffles Police, Kin

    Deanna Pugh had just dropped off one of her 11 grandchildren and parked her car near the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Zion Street in Hartford. She wanted a cigarette, but with her daughter and an 8-year-old granddaughter in the car, she stepped out...