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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Candidates consumed by debate preparations

    Candidates consumed by debate preparations
    President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are both conducting private debate preparations Monday ahead of their second face-off. Obama is aiming to rebound from a dismal performance in his first face-to-face debate with the challenger, while...
  • Update: Obama greets supporters at Newport News airport

    Update: Obama greets supporters at Newport News airport
    NEWPORT NEWS — President Barack Obama greeted supporters at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport on Saturday afternoon on his way to Williamsburg to prepare for Tuesday's debate. More than 40 people clapped and cheered as Obama exited...
  • Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
  • BMW Explosion in Brooklyn

    BMW Explosion in Brooklyn
    A BMW caught fire and then exploded Friday night in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It happened around 9:00 p.m. outside of Lucky Dog Bar where the car was parked between S. 1st and S. 2nd Streets on Bedford Avenue. The cause of the tragic fire was due to an...
  • Gotham City Heightens Security After Colorado Theater Shooting

    Gotham City Heightens Security After Colorado Theater Shooting
    The Dark Knight Rises shooting may have happened 1,800 miles west of New York in Aurora, Colorado, but the film and the effect of the shooting have a lot to do with New York City. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has ordered that a police patrol of at...
  • A Taste Of New York City

    A Taste Of New York City
    It’s a food lover’s paradise this weekend.  The Big Apple is playing host to two events:  The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival and the 7th Annual Hot Dog Cookoff.  PIX11’s Frances Rivera took a bite out of the hot dog competition when a...
  • Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined

    Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined
    NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
  • Kristin Chenoweth recovering after 'Good Wife' set accident

    Kristin Chenoweth recovering after 'Good Wife' set accident
    Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth is recovering after a freak accident Wednesday while working on CBS'  "The Good Wife" in New York. A spokeswoman for the actress told the Associated Press on Thursday that Chenoweth was at home recovering from her injury...
  • Coming to America: The Chinese BYD e6

     
    I've seen my fair share of eccentric things in my northwest Chicago neighborhood of Logan Square ??? Chicago's hipster equivalent to Williamsburg, Brooklyn ??? impromptu 2 a.m. marching bands, anonymous midday drive-by eggings and vehicle fires that...
  • Circumcision Ritual Under Fire Due to Risk of Herpes Infection

    Circumcision Ritual Under Fire Due to Risk of Herpes Infection
    NEW YORK -- A controversial Jewish circumcision ritual is under fire after allegedly causing the deaths of two infants and exposing potentially thousands more to the risk of herpes infections. New York City health officials are pushing a proposed...
  • Mafia-style Bribery Charges for Ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg Jews

    Mafia-style Bribery Charges for Ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg Jews
    Witness tampering, coercion, threats to shut down a business.  It's all playing out in Brooklyn Supreme Court and the suspects are not who you might think they'd be:  four men belonging to the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect of Hassidim who live in...