Farragut (Brooklyn)

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Big, Violent Rapist Chokes Brooklyn Woman, Then Assaults Her

    Sketch of the rape suspect​Cops are looking for a big, creepy guy in a particularly violent sexual assault January 22 in Brooklyn's Farragut neighborhood. At around 10:30 that Saturday night, a woman was walking near East 40th Street and Glenwood Road when the guy came up to her, choked her to un ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Probation Officer Shot and Wounded in Brooklyn

    A city probation officer was shot and seriously wounded this evening in the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn, law enforcement sources say. The officer is not believed likely to die. Not much more on it right now. The 84th precinct includes the areas of Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill and the F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Sky Watch Returns to Dumbo; Where's Ours?

    Our friends in Dumbo have told us they've been worried about crime -- though the NYPD stats show it going down in the neighborhood, some property crimes have been making the newer, richer people nervous. But we didn't know the neighborhood actually had police conning towers -- aka "Sky Watch." One w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Protesters Tell Gristede's King Catsimatidis: Give Us Back Our Supermarket

    It's undoubtedly not how John Catsimatidis, the billionaire Gristede's owner and rumored 2009 mayoral candidate, would have liked his bespectacled, slightly pudgy face get public recognition: aloft on a pole held by a Brooklyn pre-teen, beneath the words "SHAME ON YOU!!" The occasion was a protest ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    November 20, 2001
  • Specials

    February 13, 2001
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    January 23, 2001
  • News

    January 16, 2001

    Project Girls

    Five Veterans of the City’s Public Housing Tell Their Tales