| Nov 8, 2011
| 3:26 PM
"Paris Cabaret" finally opened after the owner lobbied the neighborhood and local leaders with promises to focus on cheeky but generally PG-13 entertainment, including jugglers and jazz.
Kiki Valentine, a burlesque show producer, also helped push for the...
| Aug 23, 2012
Spike Lee's movies generally attempt too much, try too many things, canvass a larger array of characters and situations than even a loosely structured story line can easily accommodate. And that's one of the gratifying traits in his work.
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Police arrested Bobby Bummer, 20, for shooting at police officers early Friday morning. Shots were fired in front of the Red Hook Houses on 21 Mill Street in Brooklyn.
Police Officers Michael Walsh and Angelo Pizzarro were called to the scene where a...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2010
Red Hook Road
Doubleday: 344 pp., $25.95
Ayelet Waldman is a worrier. Because she is the mother of four children, ages 7 to 16, that shouldn't be surprising. Her last book, "Bad Mother," a work of nonfiction, outlined many of...
| Jun 14, 2009
At the moment, Ayelet Waldman's biggest fear is mountain lions. Specifically, having her throat ripped out by one. She's also afraid of sharks and, dare she say it, her husband, Michael Chabon, dying of cancer. While we sit talking in the writing studio...
| Sep 27, 2009
A husband and wife team who sell tacos and quesadillas has been named New York City's best street vendors.
Fernando and Yolanda Martinez took first place in this year's Vendy Awards Saturday at the Queens Museum of Modern Art in Corona. The annual awards...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:22 PM
We've got the burger truck, the cupcake truck, but so far, no lobster truck.It may only be a matter of time.......
| Jul 20, 2009
Bus riders traveling through Brooklyn may have an easier commute in January 2010.
The 10-mile B61 bus route will be split into two bus lines in an effort to reduce passenger wait times and provide consistent service.
The B61 currently runs from Long...