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Brooklyn Tenants Say Housing Court is Denying Their Rights in Eviction Hearings

Brooklyn Tenants Say Housing Court is Denying Their Rights in Eviction Hearings

Members of the Flatbush Tenant Coalition protested at the Brooklyn Housing Court Monday, saying the city's court system refused their right to counsel and created hardships for thousands facing eviction.
Man Pushed into Side of Moving 'R' Train in Brooklyn

Man Pushed into Side of Moving 'R' Train in Brooklyn

Police in Brooklyn are searching for a man who pushed another man into a subway.
1 Killed in Shooting Outside Deli in Crown Heights

1 Killed in Shooting Outside Deli in Crown Heights

The shooting was reported at 1608 Sterling Place.
2 Dead, 4 Injured When Car Jumps Curb in Brooklyn

2 Dead, 4 Injured When Car Jumps Curb in Brooklyn

Two people are dead and four more were hurt when a car jumped a curb in Bensonhurst Monday.
Good Day, Brooklyn!

Good Day, Brooklyn!

Sandwiches Waaaay Bigger Than Your Mouth: Popular Queens Sandwich Shop, Compton's, Opens a Brooklyn Location

Sandwiches Waaaay Bigger Than Your Mouth: Popular Queens Sandwich Shop, Compton's, Opens a Brooklyn Location

New Yorker favorites like the Burrata BLT, the Vodka Chicken Parm and the latest— the Greenpointer— will be featured on the menu.
National Grid’s Plan to Use Public Money For Fracking Operation in Greenpoint Denied

National Grid’s Plan to Use Public Money For Fracking Operation in Greenpoint Denied

The company requested to use $70 million in public funds to construct fracking vaporizers near Greenpoint and the Public Service Commission denied the request.
Longtime Crown Heights Tenant Evicted as Advocates Demand Action to Limit Unwarranted Evictions

Longtime Crown Heights Tenant Evicted as Advocates Demand Action to Limit Unwarranted Evictions

The Legal Aid Society is calling on lawmakers to enact the Good Cause legislation to protect tenants like Darrel Stone, whose eviction takes effect on March 31.
Cherry Blossom Alert: Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Trees Are Starting to Bloom, Signaling Spring

Cherry Blossom Alert: Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Trees Are Starting to Bloom, Signaling Spring

To commemorate the cherry blossom viewing season, the botanical garden will be offering special programming throughout April and May.
As E-Bike Batteries Spark Fires Across NYC, Landlords, Homeowners Move to Restrict Them

As E-Bike Batteries Spark Fires Across NYC, Landlords, Homeowners Move to Restrict Them

The fires are largely sparked by poorly made, uncertified lithium-ion batteries, oftentimes ones that have been tampered with or are being used with a mismatched charger.