| Oct 10, 2011
| 1:40 PM
It was a calm day at the East River State Park in Williamsburg.
The only sounds were coming from the water brushing the shore, a sprinkler going off in the distance and a saxophone player working on his tune.
"I like it. It's quiet," said one local...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Controversial signs in Yiddish, warning women to step aside when a man is walking down the sidewalk in South Williamsburg, were yanked by city officials today.
A Parks Department spokesperson tells PIX11 News, "It is illegal to nail any sign to a...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 6:46 AM
Shop and bar hop through Williamsburg! Sunday, October 16th is the first ever Brooklyn Vintage Crawl. Kathryn Irby, Creator of the Brooklyn Vintage Crawl, stopped by with vintage clothing from some of the participating shops, including Le Grand Strip (...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:53 AM
Occupy Wall Street isn't the only protest attracting media attention in our area. A religious group in Williamsburg organized a protest of a hair salon on Lee Avenue.
PIX11 News obtained a controversial flyer in Yiddish, circulating around the...
| Oct 28, 2011
Looking for something fun to do for Halloween. Well, we've got an array of activities for you. Eddie Miller from Holiday Events shared his picks of Halloween happenings in our area. Take a look at a few of these below.
• Hudson Terrace Halloween...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:00 AM
Karen McCann recently found about 20 Indian peace pipes with white single flowers where she lives in Gloucester.
“The last time I saw one was when I was about eight to nine years old,” she writes in an e-mail.
“I found three of them...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 12:02 AM
A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard.
The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
| May 27, 2011
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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
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....
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:25 AM
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...