According to a new rental market report by MNS Real Estate, average prices for newly listed studios in Crown Heights dropped 6.4% last month, from $2,072 a month in July to $1,939 in August.
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Last winter, a news story was published about a Jewish man who ordered food from a local kosher restaurant on GrubHub.com, only to discover that the food he received and ate was in fact from a counterfeit “restaurant” that was being run out of a non-Jewish scammer’s home kitchen. It is incidents like this that highlight the need for JMenu, CEO Shmuly Wolff tells CrownHeights.info.
Jewish community leaders and police liaisons from all over New York City gathered at One Police Plaza in Manhattan for the annual High Holiday briefing, which was delivered this year by newly-appointed NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill.
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A suspect under arrest bolted from police custody last night in Crown Heights. He was recaptured shortly afterwards.
Several dozen Crown Heights residents were left without power yesterday, Monday, after a manhole burst into flames on Empire Blvd.
To reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile and Zika viruses, the Health Department will spray pesticide from trucks in Crown Heights on Wednesday, September 21 between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am the following morning, weather permitting.
A Crown Heights man who had been prohibited from reading from Judaic texts during a pre-trial hearing found another way to bring his religious beliefs into the courtroom, arriving in Brooklyn Supreme Court yesterday wearing a shirt and hat covered with religious writings.
Some 800 homes in Crown Heights are without power following two underground fires on Wednesday afternoon.
Beth Rivka administration have announced that a strike by its teachers has been resolved and the first school day – some ten days late – will be this Thursday for High School and Wednesday for Elementary. Full schedule inside.
The oldest ambulance in Crown Heights Hatzalah’s fleet is about to be replaced. Delivery of the new ambulance was made yesterday and it was parked briefly in front of 770.
Faced with calls to severely restrict or even outlaw the predawn J’Ouvert celebrations that take place across Central Brooklyn every year on Labor Day in the wake of two fatal shootings during this year’s festivities, Crown Heights Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo said that critics are proposing the impossible.
A 73-year-old woman who was reported missing by her family has been located thanks to a coordinated search effort between multiple agencies.
The NYPD arrested 34 people along the J’Ouvert parade route in an effort to prevent another deadly celebration this year.
Two pedestrian safety islands installed less than a year ago on Eastern Parkway are slated to be removed by the city in order to accommodate ‘floats’ for the upcoming West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights.
Flyers have gone up around Crown Heights urging participants in the annual ‘J’Ouvert’ festivities in the hours leading up to the Labor Day Parade not to shoot or stab anyone.
Writing for Front Page Magazine, journalist Daniel Greenfield slammed the NY Daily News for its ‘wildly dishonest’ reporting on the 25th anniversary of the Crown Heights riots.
Back in February, cartoonist Hersh Goldman of Massachusetts drew two cartoons expressing his indignation that then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, a Jew, met with and praised one of the main instigators of the Crown Heights riots, Al Sharpton.
A pair of violent muggers went on a robbery spree on Sunday night in Crown Heights, committing a string of five robberies (up from the initially reported three) in the span of a few hours. This morning, police announced charges against one of them.
Carmel Cato, whose son Gavin died after he was hit by a Chasidic Jewish driver in August of 1991, and Professor Norman Rosenbaum, whose brother was murdered in the riots that ensued, have reunited ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Crown Heights Riots to denounce violence of all forms and to discuss healing between the two communities.
Not too long ago there were only two types of people living in Crown Heights: African/Caribbean-Americans and Lubavitcher Chasidic Jews. Today, “Hipsters, Modern Orthodox transplants and a growing progressive wing within Chabad are redefining both sides of Eastern Parkway” reports The Jewish Week.
A whimsically painted converted school bus used by Crown Heights-based Leviticus Studios to peddle their artwork around town was vandalized last night, when someone slashed the vehicle’s tires with a knife.
The frightening moment a Yeshiva student was robbed at knifepoint by two perpetrators on Albany Ave. and Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights Sunday night was vividly caught on surveillance video, which was obtained by CrownHeights.info.