If you're a man who's had "intimate contact with another man" whom you met on the Internet, the New York City Health Department recommends that you get a meningitis vaccination following a recent spike in the rare/potentially fatal disease.In addition to Internet rendezvous, the Health Department sa ... More >>
It was an eventful but tragic evening in the outer borough of Kings County.Late last night, on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay, two cars met in a head-on collision after the driver of a BMW lost control and swerved into oncoming traffic, hitting a minivan. The man behind the wheel, Jamal Iq ... More >>
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DATE: March 14, 2009 at 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Inside a parking garage at 149 Brighton 11th St., Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
In what is a relatively unusual event, the NYPD is asking the public's help to solve a murder dating back to March of last year.
The victim, Vlad Tolstykh, 35, ... More >>
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Against all odds, there's actually working (sort of) WiFi in the city council chamber, so I'm going to attempt to liveblog today's final vote on the city's Coney Island rezoning plan. The council's land use committee gave its preliminary blessing last week, so the last ... More >>
View Larger MapLOCATION: Voorhies Avenue and East 18th StreetTIME: 12:47 a.m. this morningA 50-year-old native of India was shot and mortally wounded shortly after midnight Thursday in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. Details on the shooting are still limited, but cops say Tamiz Din was shot ... More >>
A friend riding her bike in Brighton Beach today paused at her usual pit-stop, the Brighton Bazaar, 1007 Brighton Beach Avenue, to pick up smoked fish and other picnic supplies, only to discover the gates pulled down and the place closed up. When she inquired in a nearby Russian b ... More >>
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It took four years, but the fate of Coney Island's future finally began the deliberative phase tonight, with a meeting of Brooklyn's Community Board 13 in the packed, sweltering auditorium of Coney Island Hospital to vote on the rezoning plan put forward last April by the Bloom ... More >>