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  • Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour
    David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
  • Ivy Pochoda talks 'Visitation Street,' a novel about community, gentrification

     Ivy Pochoda talks 'Visitation Street,' a novel about community, gentrification
    Ivy Pochoda swings open the door to her spacious downtown L.A. loft, which is nestled in the warehouse-thick arts district, and squeals with delight at the heavy cardboard box resting on her doorstep. "My books, they've arrived!" she says. "There's...
  • Review: 'Visitation Street' by Ivy Pochoda

    Review: 'Visitation Street' by Ivy Pochoda
    American crime fiction has a distinct genius for geography. In Richard Price's Dempsy, N.J., in "Samaritan" or "Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles," it is often the city as much as any single person that seems to bear responsibility for a murder. That...
  • Traffic Stop In Brooklyn Leads To Fatal Shooting

    Traffic Stop In Brooklyn Leads To Fatal Shooting
    A 22-year-old unidentified man is dead after being shot by police following a traffic stop in Brooklyn. Cops say the incident started just before 10 p.m. Thursday night in the Red Hook section when officers pulled over a car with four people inside near...
  • PIX11 Attends 'Red Hook Summer' Premiere

    PIX11 Attends 'Red Hook Summer' Premiere
    PIX11 attended premiere of Spike Lee's latest film in his “Chronicles of Brooklyn” series RED HOOK SUMMER. Hundreds came out to support the iconic writer/director including Mike Tyson, Gayle King, Laila Ali, Debra Lee, Stephen Hill, Mona...
  • Girl, 4, Shocked by Exposed Wires on Sidewalk Outside Grandma's House

    Girl, 4, Shocked by Exposed Wires on Sidewalk Outside Grandma's House
    Laila Davis has a sweet and shy smile.  It's a wonder she can find a reason to after she literally got the shock of her young life while leaving her Great Grandmother's house in Red Hook Brooklyn a week ago Monday.  "We play on the scaffolding all the...
  • Occupy movement premieres movie on Superstorm Sandy

    Occupy movement premieres movie on Superstorm Sandy
    In just about one month, a documentary film about Super Storm Sandy and climate change was edited and premiered in a pop-up, guerrilla style movie screening in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The production, the secrecy of the location for the...
  • PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

    PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims
    The PIX11 Morning News continues PIX11 Cares, a campaign aimed at helping those in communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, with a visit to Brooklyn. Sukanya Krishnan anchoring portions of the Morning News from Gerritsen Beach, Dan Mannarino...
  • Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?

    Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?
    Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets. It...
  • Brooklyn dodgers

    Brooklyn dodgers
    NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit,...
  • MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas

    MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas
    With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...