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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Man Dies After Falling Into Tortilla Mixing Machine

    Man Dies After Falling Into Tortilla Mixing Machine
    A man was killed early Monday morning when he fell into a mixing machine in a Mexican tortilla factory in Brooklyn. Police say they received a 911 call at about 2:30 a.m. of a man trapped inside a commercial-size mixing vat at Tortilleria Chinantla,...
  • Free Friday: Movie Tickets, Grillin' for Memorial Day

    Free Friday: Movie Tickets, Grillin' for Memorial Day
    Each week we're telling viewers about events, activities and items that are free. That's right! No money required. On this week's free list: 1. We teamed up with MovieTickets.com and are giving 11 lucky PIX viewers a pair of tickets to catch one of the...
  • Rabbis To Williamsburg Women: Don't Wear Tank Tops!

    Rabbis To Williamsburg Women: Don't Wear Tank Tops!
    Just in time for New York's first heat wave of the summer, members of the Hasidic Jewish community in trendy Williamsburg are posting fliers asking women not to wear tank tops. The Central Rabbinical Congress, a council of rabbis, placed posters...
  • New Ferry Opens on East River

    New Ferry Opens on East River
    An alternate route into Manhattan has opened for commuters on the east side. Despite the gloomy skies, the East River Ferry, run by NY Waterway took its inaugural ride at 7 a.m. Monday. The ferry operates between Manhattan, on Wall Street and East 34th...
  • Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn

    Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn
    The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway. Here, young urbanites, who...
  • Where to play skee-ball

    Full Circle Bar, 318 Grand St., Williamsburg, New York; (347) 725-4588, http://www.fullcirclebar.com. Rolling a noncompetitive game costs $1. League play costs $60 for a three-person team. Skee-ball may evoke the bygone days of bustling East Coast...
  • Craigslist Apartment Seeker Held As Sex Slave

    Craigslist Apartment Seeker Held As Sex Slave
    A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman who agreed to cook and clean for a Brooklyn man in exchange for free rent, ended up being forced into sexual slavery, she told police. On Tuesday, prosecutors said that 45-year-old John Hopkins is being held on $350,000 bail...
  • Jewish Civilian Patrol Accused Of Targeting Minorities

    Jewish Civilian Patrol Accused Of Targeting Minorities
    The Shomrim are a Hasidic volunteer security patrol, often seen in dark sedans with lights and sirens blaring while they respond to neighborhood crimes that come across their police scanners. However, some residents say the security force is unfairly...
  • Jog your way around New York

    Jog your way around New York
    New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...
  • Google Car Helps Police Catch Brooklyn Drug Dealers

    Google Car Helps Police Catch Brooklyn Drug Dealers
    If you stand on a street corner long enough, the Google Street View cameras will find you -- a lesson three Brooklyn heroin dealers just found out the hard way. The three dealers were busted by the Google camera car as they dealt drugs in front of the...
  • Camel To Sell Hipster-Friendly Cigarettes

    Camel To Sell Hipster-Friendly Cigarettes
    R.J. Reynolds is setting its sights on its latest target -- Williamsburg, the hipster capitol of New York -- with its newest line of Williamsburg Camel cigarettes. The iconic camel will appear on the front of the cigarette box on what appears to be...