| Jun 10, 2011
Sharon Melady is a local educator and her husband, Mike Baker, is the manager of IKEA in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
On Saturday, June 11, IKEA will host the second annual IKEA Relay For Life. It's a VERY festive event, which includes a birthday cake contest,...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Brooklyn honored seven of its firefighters who were killed on September 11th by renaming a part of Richards Street "Seven In Heaven Way."
The firefighters were part of Engine 202, Ladder 101 and Battalion 32. A ceremony took place Saturday morning in Red...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:51 PM
A new sign on Richards Street in Brooklyn, dedicated to honor the seven firefighters that lost their lives on Sept. 11 from Engine 202, Ladder 101, has local atheists demanding a name change.
The sign, unveiled Monday, says "Seven in Heaven", in...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 3:16 PM
New York City beekeepers were baffled when their prized insects started coming up red.
According to Cerise Mayo -- whose name just happens to mean cherry in French -- she recently discovered that her bees from Red Hook and Governor's Island had developed...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:05 AM
A fresh religious controversy is ripening in the Big Apple. Atheists there want to ban a word from the name of a street.
In the Red Hook neighborhood of New York City, residents got part of a street renamed to honor seven firefighters who died during the...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Under the Streetlamp
Saturday March 19
25 E. Galena Boulevard
The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Food trucks from Baltimore andWashington, D.C., 40 in all, are competing on Saturday at A Taste of Two Cities, an all-day event on the Westport Waterfront.
Six judges —three from each city — will award the Mayors Cup to the best overall...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:00 PM
On Friday night, it was the 29-year-old right-hander Jason Hammel pitching Baltimore on to victory over Washington to open a weekend series.
Leading Baltimore over D.C. on a scorching Saturday afternoon was a three-year old food truck named the Gypsy...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is going to need a case or two of Jolt Cola to get him through 2012. Judging from the schedule he recently described to me, he's hardly going to have time to sleep in coming months.
"It's a lot, but it includes some pretty...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Amber Papini, singer and guitarist for the band Hospitality, didn't want to be in a band. Not at first.
She wanted to be a composer for musicals and plays, and even went to graduate school to study the craft. At the same time, she dabbled with...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:32 PM
RED HOOK, NY (PIX11) -- Residents of Red Hook Brooklyn are speaking out after discovering that a Manhattan private school is planning to build a new, all-weather baseball diamond in their neighborhood.
Red Hook Park is getting $2.5 million dollars from...