A gun-wielding robber is lucky to be alive after trying to rob a Mapleton flower shop. Florist Moti Azreal proved he is no wallflower when the crook entered his shop brandishing a weapon, reports [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/brooklyn-flower-store-worker-fights-gun-wielding-robber-article-1.2242244] the New York Daily News: > Azreal was working
A shoplifter got more than he bargained for when he tried to jack several containers of instant coffee from the shelf of an Avenue J Supermarket. Samir Samedon’s crime, which took place at an Associated Supermarket (1413 Avenue J), prompted a wild chase involving three Sanitation workers, Flatbush Shomrim,
Source: DiFara.comLegendary Midwood establishment Di Fara Pizza (1424 Avenue J) took to Facebook late last week and over the weekend, vowing to fight a $1,600 fine from the Department of Health for having too many chairs in the notoriously seat-strapped storefront. Maggie DeMarco, daughter of famed dough-tosser Dom
Source: DiFara.comThe beloved dough-tossers at Midwood’s Di Fara Pizza were forced to defend themselves against allegations that they existed only to feed New York City’s elite, after mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio declared it his favorite pizza. The issue surfaced after the Daily News, in yet another
GarbageYou see it everywhere in Southern Brooklyn; bins overflowing with garbage, trash strewn across the streets and collecting over sewer gutters. It is getting so bad that it is hard to blame people for littering when the alternative consists of trying to balance your coffee cup on a trash pyramid.
Photo via ny.eater.comI have to admit, I am a little wary of writing this article. The daily lines to get a slice of Di Fara’s incredibly perfect pizza are already so long that I am loath to spread the word of the new spinoff spot [/legendary-di-fara-pizzeria-to-open-second-midwood-location-offering-pasta-heros/] located
Yoseph Robinson, Source: haaretz.com via facebookCouncilmember Jumaane Williams wants to honor the tragically slain Yoseph Robinson, a former hip-hop artist turned Orthodox Jew, by renaming the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Avenue J in his honor, according to a press release. Robinson, who was murdered [/man-sentenced-for-killing-clerk-in-midwood-liquor-store/] on August 19,
Photo Credit: Paul Martinka via New York PostThree cars found torched and scrawled with anti-Semitic graffiti [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2011/11/midwood-hate-crime-3-cars-torched-swastikas-found/] on Ocean Parkway in Midwood last November may be part of an insurance scam, and not a hate crime as the media had originally reported. This morning’