Two men were arrested in Crown Heights after they were caught taking checks and money orders from a mailbox with a glue-soaked bottle tied to a string.
Crown Heights News
The city’s newest 2-mile bike lane spans Classon Avenue from the southern edge of Crown Heights north to Bed-Stuy, after the family of a killed cyclist fought for more protected bike lanes.
“Meet the Brooklyn kid whose Kosher barbecue is impressing the best pitmasters” is the title of the latest episode of The Meat Show, whose host, Nick Solares, recently visited Izzy’s Smokehouse in Crown Heights to taste and critique their Texas-style barbecue fare.
Almost every week, New York City arrests someone who brings a gun to the airport–even when the person has a gun license from their state, notifies authorities about the gun and follows TSA procedures for flying with it. Fox News and Reason journalist John Stossel interviewed two people who were arrested – one of whom is Avi Wolf, a native Crown Heightser who currently resides in Georgia.
Booze and large bags will be banned from the J’Ouvert parade this year, screened through a dozen NYPD checkpoints to be set up along the route, officials and police said.
About two weeks ago, representatives from the New York City Department of Transportation met with Community Board 9 to present a proposal for the restructuring Eastern Parkway, whereby right turns from the parkways’ central lanes onto side streets will be severely restricted.
After years of violence at the pre-dawn Caribbean festival of J’Ouvert, which takes place the night before Labor Day, organizers and officials said the celebration will take place during daylight hours this year.
Police say they’ve arrested the man who allegedly followed home and tried to force himself on four women within several hours during one night earlier this month in Crown Heights.
Dozens of people gathered outside of a new Crown Heights sandwich shop and bar called Summerhill, located on Nostrand Avenue, to protest the “gentrification” of Crown Heights and the bar, whose owner they labeled “racist” and “colonialist.”
A 20-year-old man was shot and wounded by police in Crown Heights early this morning, Friday, after he refused to obey orders to drop his weapon.
A thief was caught on surveillance video stealing a package off the stairs of a Crown Heights home, located on Carroll Street near Schenectady Avenue, after it was left there by the U.S. Postal Service.
An unidentified man wearing a T-shirt laced with profanities followed home and then tried to force himself on two women in separate incidents between 2:00am and 3:00am this past Thursday in Crown Heights.
The story of a Crown Heights mother who worked with a kippah company to develop an ‘allergy alert’ kippah for her son and other children with severe allergies is making waves across the Jewish world.
Police arrested a 29-year-old man after they say he shot a man standing outside his home on Maple Street between Kingston and Albany Aves. last week. The victim survived the shooting.
Ten days after an unidentified man torched a well known Crown Heights “mitzvah bus” police have released clear video footage of the suspect and are turning to the public for assistance in the case.
Last night, Basil, an upscale dairy restaurant in Crown Heights, was broken into and ransacked by thieves, who made off with the cash register and safe.
The NYC Dept. of Transportation has announced the final locations of several Citi Bike stations that will soon be installed on the western side of Crown Heights, between Prospect Park and Rogers Avenue.
NYPD detectives have identified a potential suspect in the torching of a Jewish “Art Bus” in Crown Heights, which is being treated as a hate crime. They are seeking the public’s assistance in apprehending him.
About two weeks ago, a new kosher restaurant opened up on the northern edge of Crown Heights, generating a lot of buzz among members of the community in search of a new taste.
A brand new Sefer Torah was completed Sunday afternoon by the Levy family – in the memory of their sister Chaya Mussia Levy, OBM. A joyous procession made its way through the streets of Crown Heights. The home of the new Torah will be at the Besht Center shul.
A 72-year-old Jewish man was assaulted earlier this morning as he was walking on Kingston Avenue. The assailant then went on to threaten both Jewish and non-Jewish passersby that he would “kill them all.” The incident is being investigated as a possible hate crime.
A pilot program launched by the City of New York to cut Alternate Side Parking Rules on Eastern Parkway, will give Shabbos observing residents some parking reprieve.