About an hour ago, shortly after 10:00am, a Crown Heights father was walking his five-year-old son to his first day at school, when they were both brutally – and randomly – attacked and injured by an assailant. A vigilant bystander heroically chased the man down and delivered him to the hands justice.
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Five people were shot – and one of them killed – in several shooting incidents that occurred this morning in Crown Heights, as celebrations were underway for the Caribbean-American / Labor Day Parade on Eastern Parkway.
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CROWN HEIGHTS [CHI] — Tomorrow, Labor Day Monday, hundreds of thousands will be attending the annual West Indian American Day Parade in Crown Heights. Celebrations begin Sunday evening and run through Monday night. CrownHeights.info has compiled all the info you need to know in order to navigate the gridlocked neighborhood.
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Shortly before Shabbos ended, at around 7:00pm, two 20-year-old Israeli bochurim were walking down Montgomery Street towards Albany Avenue, heavily intoxicated and making quite a ruckus. They were confronted by an African-American man, who told them to quiet down, and an altercation between them ensued.
On Tuesday evening, Shomrim received an urgent call that a heated dispute had broken out between a large crowd of African-Americans and a few Jews, and that the situation was deteriorating and rapidly descending into chaos.
Earlier this summer, some 130 members of the Crown Heights Jewish community gathered to cheer on four intrepid entrepreneurs as they pitched their start-ups at Fund It.
Earlier this week, a devastating crash on Eastern Parkway claimed the life of a young woman. A makeshift memorial of candles and flowers was put up by friends and nearby residents. Among the condolence notes was one which recognizes the diversity of Crown Heights.
A three-car-pileup occurred this afternoon at the intersection of Schenectady Avenue and Crown Street in Crown Heights.
A pistol-packing thug who robbed and shot two people in Crown Heights last week was apprehended by detectives, after he committed a third such robbery in the neighboring 73rd precinct.
This Crown Heights single-family home, located on Union St. between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves., was just sold for a whopping $1,850,000, more than $150,000 above the original asking price of $1,695,000 and a record for the area. Even more shocking: The home was last purchased in December for a ‘mere’ $999,000.
In response to the ‘Tznius signs’ that were posted along Kingston Ave. two weeks ago, a member of the Crown Heights community crafted her own sign in response. (See complete photo in extended article.)
The 16-year-old teenager who police say was caught on surveillance video attempting to rape a woman in the stairwell of a Crown Heights building Friday night was arrested this morning.
Police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance video attempting to rape a woman in the stairwell of a Crown Heights apartment building.
Thousands of members of the Crown Heights community gathered this morning in front of 770 Eastern Parkway for the funeral of Rabbi Yosef Raksin, HYD, who was brutally murdered Shabbos morning on the streets of North Miami Beach, FL.
The NYPD is searching for a suspect who shot a 24-year-old man on Montgomery St. in Crown Heights this past Motzei Shabbos.
Crown Heights is one of the fastest — if not the fastest — gentrifying neighborhoods in New York City, and the building of condos and rentals there can be a very profitable endeavor. However, due to various zoning ordinances that predate the surging demand for housing, developers are frustrated by empty warehouses in areas zoned for commercial use that cannot be converted to residential units, as well as many other building restrictions.
This past weekend, Shloime Klein, a Crown Heights resident, borrowed a book from the Maple St. Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. When he opened the book, he was shocked to find it crawling with ‘stage three’ bed bugs.
It was not quite 6 a.m. on July 13, 1981, when the phone rang in Rochel Vail’s upstate summer bungalow. Her friend’s frantic husband was on the line. His wife was in labor, and his car had broken down. Would Vail drive them the three hours to the hospital in New York City?
A minor brouhaha is playing out in local media over signs that have been popping up around Crown Heights, asking “residents, guests and visitors” to dress modestly, as it is “a Jewish neighborhood.”
The residents of a Crown Heights apartment building recently noticed that some of their mail was going missing from their mailboxes. This coincided with several instances of identity theft among the building’s residents, with fraudulent transactions worth tens of thousands of dollars – all of which were a huge headache and took many hours of effort to resolve.
Last week, a Crown Heights Jewish woman awoke in middle of the night to find a stranger standing in her bedroom. Though terrified, the woman remained calm and demanded that the stranger leave. Thankfully, the man obeyed.
A new study examining the average rent for a Brooklyn apartment revealed that Crown Heights continues to outpace the rest of the borough in rising rents.