The City Planning Commission on Monday approved a plan to repurpose the Bedford-Union Armory over community protests and concerns about the controversial redevelopment project.
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NYPD officers assisting Jersey City cops in a search that led to Brooklyn found themselves in a drug den with nearly $1 million in cash and 100 pounds of drugs in a Crown Heights apartment.
Writing for the Jewish Daily Forward, Steven Davidson, a secular Jew who had negative preconceptions about Kosher cuisine, describes his and his brother’s amazing experiance at last week’s ‘Taste of Crown Heights’ kosher food crawl.
A Brooklyn judge has voided the controversial hiring of a Crown Heights community board district manager after he ruled the 2016 decision was illegal.
An NYPD S.W.A.T. team in tactical gear responded this afternoon to an apartment building in Crown Heights after a woman stabbed her roommate and then barricaded herself in the apartment.
A teen wearing a “Star Wars” shirt robbed a convenience store in Crown Heights at gunpoint last month, the NYPD announced.
A mentally challenged woman charged with trying to steal a 1-year-old baby girl at 770 during Simchas Torah last week was released without bail because the case did not get to a grand jury before the legal deadline.
For the first time in years, Crown Heights’ representative in Congress, Yvette Clarke, will face a Democratic challenger for reelection.
Six construction workers were hurt — four seriously — when a roof abruptly collapsed in Crown Heights Tuesday morning.
Permits have been filed for a new three-story mixed-use structure in Crown Heights. 253 LLC, owned by Elliot Moskowitz, filed the applications for 253 Empire Boulevard, the site of the now-shuttered Clean Rite laundromat.
A New Jersey man is suing the city and several police officers, saying he was beaten and taunted with a racial slur in a Crown Heights police station — moments after his young daughter left his side.
The family of a 31-year-old man, who has been missing since Motzai Shabbos, is requesting the public’s help in locating him. UPDATE: He has been found!
Two young teenaged girls were attacked while walking on Kingston Avenue on the second night of Yomtov by a woman who expressed outrage over their religious beliefs. A man who tried to intervene in their defense was attacked as well.
In what is being pegged as possibly the largest ever developement in Crown Heights history, two real estate moguls are seeking approval for a 1-million-square-foot mixed-income residential project on Montgomery Street, at the site of a century-old spice warehouse.
Marking the 53rd anniversary of the passing of Rebbetzin Chana, two girls schools in Crown Heights – Bnos Chomesh and Lamplighters – joined together for a unity challah bake.
The Mr. Greens produce shop on Albany Avenue in Crown Heights got a shipment of rare and exotic fruits for Rosh Hashana, as it is customary to say ‘Shehechiyanu’ on a new fruit at the Yom Tov meal. A CrownHeights.info photographer went to have a look.
Just in time for the new year, one of Crown Heights’ favorite establishments — the delectible Gombo’s Bakery — debuted a fresh new look.
Two nooses were discovered hanging from trees in the Crown Heights area, and the NYPD is investigating both incidents as possible hate crimes against the African-American community.
JMenu, Toys For Hospitalized Children and the NCFJE have teamed up to bring an exciting event to Crown Heights foodies — a kosher ‘food crawl’ to 25 local eateries, each serving a taste of their signature dish or beverage for participants to sample along the route. Attendees will enjoy a variety of food and drink, local vibes, and a great day out with family and friends!
A hate-filled message was scrawled on a bench opposite the Brooklyn Children’s Museum in Crown Heights.
Two people were injured after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of the landmark Crown Heights high-rise apartment complex known as the Ebbets Field Apartments early Tuesday morning.
Ede Fox, Democratic candidate for City Council for Crown Heights, went to visit the Rebbe’s Ohel on the eve of the primary election. “The Rebbe continues to create a bond between so many people. I feel blessed that I had the opportunity to visit his gravesite and it was uplifting to pray at his resting place.”