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City signals opposition to market-rate condos at Crown Heights armory

The Bedford-Union Armory project, already in a precarious state, may have to drop condos from the plan, according to the Daily News. Economic Development Corporation President James Patchett... To view the full story, click the title link.

The October Revolution Changed the World 100 Years Ago. But the Shocking Downfall of Russia’s Last Tsar Made It Possible

Just four years before the October Revolution of 1917, the Crown had appeared to be at the height of its powers

Little Box Farms turns vacant Crown Heights lot into container-farming facility

Your next serving of fresh greens could come from the back of a shipping container. Tech investor Travis Ally has leased a plot of vacant land at 827 Bergen Street in Crown Heights for an urban farm... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Future of Jamaican Fusion Food Is Now

Meet the new generation of chefs putting jerk-bacon burgers and oxtail stews on the menu Caribbean food is king on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. Walking on the strip between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard, it’s common to see a cloud of smoke puffing from black barrels on the curb. Show More Summary

97 Pounds Of Marijuana, $930K Seized In Brooklyn Apartment

A manhunt for a suspect wanted for "arson and terroristic threat charges" led police to uncover a large pile of marijuana and cash in Crown Heights on Friday night. NYPD officers were assisting police from Jersey City who were searching...Show More Summary

Bad Seed Opens 'First Ever' Cider Tap Room In Crown Heights

Craft cider is big business in New York. Just look at the rise of state-certified farm cideries, in addition to the strong contingent of bars and restaurants dedicated to serving the stuff. Now Bad Seed, what's being billed as the city's...Show More Summary

NYPD: Kids Made Up Story About Creepy Man Stalking Them

After asking for the public's help to find a man who was apparently stalking an 8-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother around their Crown Heights home, police announced that the children recanted the story, admitting they faked a threatening note that read, "Watch out. I am watching you!! Your daughter is cute." [ more › ]

'I Am Watching You!! Your Daughter Is Cute': NYPD Says Man Is Stalking 8-Year-Old Girl & Her Brother In Crown Heights

A man has been creepily following around a little girl and her older brother, even going to their Brooklyn home asking what bedroom they sleep in, according to police. He allegedly also left a note that said, "Watch out. I am watching you!! Your daughter is cute." [ more › ]

Woman Allegedly Tried To Steal Baby At Crown Heights Chabad Headquarters

A woman allegedly tried to abduct an 11-month-old girl at the Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters in Crown Heights on Wednesday. [ more › ]

Woman attacks teens going to Hasidic Jewish event in Brooklyn

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A 26-year-old woman attacked a pair of teenage girls heading to an event for Hasidic Jews in Crown Heights, police sources said.

Bullet Holes and Rosé: Whitewashing Brooklyn

'The Brooklyn bar Summerhill caused an uproar this summer when the owner advertised its "bullet hole-ridden walls" in a press release—and the holes are still there. We caught up with the local Crown Heights community to chat about gentrification, and its impact on longtime neighborhood residents.' -- The Root

Fried Dough Pizza Pops-Up In Crown Heights This Week

Crown Heights bar/bakery hybrid Butter & Scotch hosts a Monday night pop-up from BarBa, a new concept from the folks behind Rosco's Pizzeria. Swing by between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. for Stuffed Fried Olives with Gorgonzola or Italian Sausage...Show More Summary

Legally blind Jewish woman gets mocked, attacked in Brooklyn

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A legally blind Orthodox Jewish woman in Crown Heights was mocked by a man who pulled her wig off, police sources said.

Crown Heights Bar Owner Plasters Over Controversial 'Bullet Hole' Wall

Becca Brennan, the owner of the controversial Crown Heights restaurant Summerhill, closed early Tuesday night to plaster over a pockmarked wall that mired the "boozy sandwich shop" in controversy in mid-July after she proudly described it as "bullet-hole ridden" in a press release. [ more › ]

How a New York cigar shop is changing its Sunday routine to boycott the NFL

In Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Blew Smoke — a popular black-owned cigar shop — decided to change their Sunday routine for Week 1 of the NFL season. Gloria Blake, the owner, saw Colin Kaepernick was out of a job this season, which she said was unfair. Show More Summary

Crown Heights Affair - I See The Light (Niles Cooper Remix)

Sounds like: Bodhi, Luminodisco, Joss Moog Song: Crown Heights Affair - I See The Light (Niles Cooper Remix) What's so good? Welp, as Tuesdays go this one was a doozy. Luckily for everyone though, I got around to getting this track up. Show More Summary

Election shows Crown Heights wants to change the armory deal, not kill it

Last week, voters in Crown Heights went to the polls to decide a City Council race that seemingly everyone—the media, local advocates and others—had framed as a choice between two... To view the full story, click the title link.

Man Fatally Shot In Front Of Crown Heights Bodega Early Saturday Morning

A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times and died as a result of his injuries early this morning in Crown Heights, police say. [ more › ]

Cumbo's primary win puts fate of Crown Heights armory in de Blasio's hands

City Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo's win in a contentious Brooklyn primary Tuesday sets the stage for a deal on the administration's Crown Heights armory project. And because her positions on the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Crown Heights Dumbs Down Colin Warner’s Story

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Listen to the This American Life episode instead. by Megan Burbank In 1980, Colin Warner was sentenced to life in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. His friend Carl “KC” King did everything in his power to free Warner—up to and including amateur police work and becoming a legal courier to learn about the legal system. Show More Summary

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