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Crown Heights Fire Kills Woman And Injures 9, Police Say - Patch.com

August 17, 2018 - 11:41am

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Crown Heights Fire Kills Woman And Injures 9, Police Say
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A 79-year-old woman was killed and three people critically hurt in a massive blaze that ripped through a Crown Heights apartment building early Friday morning, officials said. The three-alarm fire erupted in Fresh ...

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Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Three Sold, One Off the Market - Brownstoner

August 17, 2018 - 10:04am

Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Three Sold, One Off the Market
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Here's a look at how four of our featured listings from six months ago fared on the market. First up this week, we have an elegant Colonial Revival with an Ionic-columned porch that's been modernized and restored, with loads of original millwork and ...

Permits filed for 552 Prospect Place, Crown Heights, Brooklyn - New York YIMBY

August 17, 2018 - 6:00am

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Permits filed for 552 Prospect Place, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
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Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 552 Prospect Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The site is a block away from the Park Place subway station, serviced by the S trains. Six blocks away is the Brooklyn Museum. Stephan ...

It Took a Village to Make Their Perfect Home - New York Times

August 16, 2018 - 9:31am

New York Times
It Took a Village to Make Their Perfect Home
New York Times
Near the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Heights, a large and lovely two-bedroom co-op unit was asking $789,000, with maintenance in the high $700s. A nearby construction zone on the former site of a Key Food roared outside. The apartment was on the ...

Video: Chokehold Used In Crown Heights Robbery, Police Say - Patch.com

August 16, 2018 - 8:47am

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Video: Chokehold Used In Crown Heights Robbery, Police Say
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Police are looking for the robber who tackled a woman, put her in a chokehold and stole her backpack. The thief attacked the 34-year-old woman on the corner of Bergen Street and Schenectady Avenue at about 11:40 p.m. ...

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Calling 911 On Black People May Be Hate Crime Under Proposed Law - Patch.com

August 15, 2018 - 4:03pm

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Calling 911 On Black People May Be Hate Crime Under Proposed Law
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — New Yorkers who call 911 on law-abiding people of color are committing hate crimes and should be prosecuted, according to a state senator who was recently reported to police for campaigning in his own district.

Teen Escapes Cops And Flees Into Crown Heights Subway, Police Say - Patch.com

August 15, 2018 - 3:56pm

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Teen Escapes Cops And Flees Into Crown Heights Subway, Police Say
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A recently-arrested teenager escaped NYPD and fled into a nearby subway, police said. An 18-year-old who had just been arrested on assault charges escaped police officers at about 12:50 p.m. at the 71st precinct at ...

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Pompom The Runaway Chicken Is Missing In Brooklyn - Patch.com

August 14, 2018 - 10:45am

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Pompom The Runaway Chicken Is Missing In Brooklyn
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PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, BROOKLYN — The neighborhood is all aflutter over Pompom, a chicken who literally flew the coop and has yet to be reunited with her heartbroken owner. Pompom, a one-year-old Polish bantam, escaped from her rooftop ...

Girl's camp offers a safe place for teens - News 12 Brooklyn

August 13, 2018 - 4:53pm

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Girl's camp offers a safe place for teens
News 12 Brooklyn
A girl's camp in Prospect Heights is using the stage for more than just theater this summer. Shake It Out, a free theater program open to ... Yarwood says the camp received a $2,500 grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council. The campers will take what they ...

Kulushkat Closed By Health Department, Records Show - Patch.com

August 13, 2018 - 11:04am

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Kulushkat Closed By Health Department, Records Show
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PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS, BROOKLYN — Health inspectors shut down a New York Times-reviewed falafel restaurant after they found mice, filth flies and contaminated food, city records show. Kulushkat, the celebrated middle-eastern eatery at 1137 ...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Streetcorner Shootout in Bed-Stuy, Subway Lewdness in Prospect Heights & More - BKLYNER

August 13, 2018 - 10:38am

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Weekend Crime Blotter: Streetcorner Shootout in Bed-Stuy, Subway Lewdness in Prospect Heights & More
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A third, unknown shooter also opened up with a gun, exchanging fire with both the original suspects before they all fled the scene, said police. The injured party managed to walk into Brooklyn Hospital despite being shot in the leg and is in stable ...