270 Pulaski St. in Bed Stuy. Ben Brachfeld/BklynerResidents of one building in Bed-Stuy have had it with the smoke wafting through their home – they logged 22% of Brooklyn’s residential smoking complaints over the past year, according to an analysis by apartment search engine and data aggregator Localize.city.
Bensonvape, a “premium vapor lounge,” will soon open at 2081 86th Street. The business will specialize in selling “vaping” products, an expansion of e-cigarettes that turn flavored nicotine into vapor (nicotine-free versions are available). Proponents claim it’s a healthier alternative to cigarettes, and a large hobbyist community has formed
Photo via Brooklyn NewsThe NYPD recovered a loaded handgun off of a 21-year-old Borough Park man waiting at a Brooklyn-bound D platform. Brooklyn News is reporting that Dov Altman and another individual were also carrying alleged narcotics. The incident started when the two males were caught smoking on the platform,
Source: SuperFantastic via FlickrMayor Michael Bloomberg put forward a bill this week that would force tobacco vendors to hide the cigarette packages they sell from the sight of customers, a move that burnishes his reputation as an anti-smoking regulator. According to a report by the New York Times, Bloomberg’s
Angry New Yorkers will gather on the Brighton Beach section of the Riegelmann Boardwalk on Saturday, where they’ll send smoke signals to lawmakers and anti-smoking advocates who pushed the latest expansion of anti-smoking laws. The smoke-in is organized by the New York City Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment (C.