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Building collapses after car crashes into it ‘just right’

MIDWOOD - A driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a two-story Midwood building, sending the structure tumbling down on top of it, briefly trapping the driver and the occupants, police said. Police...

Stabbing suspect surrenders in his tuxedo, mom also arrested

FLATBUSH / MIDWOOD - A 17-year-old Flatbush teen dressed in a blue tuxedo, surrendered to police yesterday and was charged today with the murder of a Flatlands teen of the same age on Avenue...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

CD45 Update: Amplify Her Throws Their Support Behind Chandler-Waterman

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD — Amplify Her, a pro-women political group, is the latest to endorse in the 8-person race to replace Public Advocate Jumaane Williams in the 45th council group and they're throwing their support behind...

New Coffee/Fresh Juice Spot Coming To Little Pakistan

  MIDWOOD - A new coffee/fresh juice shop is coming soon to Little Pakistan. The new cafe will be named "Coffee House" and is located at 1050 Coney Island Avenue, right next door to the new...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

CD45 Update: Women Lead In Matching Funds

EAST FLATBUSH — After Friday's disclosure deadline, three women lead the pack in projected matching funds for the special election in the 45th council district. Monique Chandler-Waterman, running on the A Vital Voice party line,...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Serious Injuries For School Aide In Cunningham Middle School Lunch Incident

MIDWOOD - Last Friday by all accounts was a regular Friday at Cunningham middle school, home to about 2,000 students on any given school day. Mrs. Maria Ivaliotis, 67, was working in the cafeteria during...

Meet The Candidates Running For The 45th Council District (Updated)

FLATBUSH — Former City Councilman Jumaane Williams vacated his seat on March 20 after winning a crowded race for Public Advocate. Now, 11 candidates are gearing up for another looming special election, to occupy the empty seat,...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...

Cops Release Photo Of Suspect That Assaulted A Muslim Woman

MIDWOOD - The NYPD has released a photo and video of the man believed to have assaulted a Muslim woman last week. To recap, on March 16, Umber Nisar was walking home when a man approached...

The Pakistani Community Refuses To Stay Silent

MIDWOOD - Umber Nisar, the Muslim woman who was assaulted three days ago, sat on a chair facing the cameras. She was fidgeting with her hands and occasionally looked up, her eyes were filled with...

EXCLUSIVE: A Muslim Woman Was Assaulted On Public Street. Not A Hate Crime?

UPDATE: While the NYPD still has not released photos or video of the assailant, it seems it is now being investigated by the Hate Crimes Unit, though the cops won't tell us when that switch...
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