| Jun 11, 2010
| 12:40 PM
Oil company BP has yet another problem on its hands -- and this time it's right here in our neck of the woods.
People who live in close proximity to a worn-down site of an old BP gas station on Fourth Ave. in Park Slope claim the site reeks of oil and...
| Jun 20, 2010
| 6:50 PM
A Prospect Park West bike lane slated to be ready for the summer may never be finished after Borough President Marty Markowitz asked city Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn to put a halt to the project.
"What it's done in my opinion is caused...
| Jul 4, 2010
The first thing you notice is the assured bearing and the deep, authoritative voice (this guy did play Morpheus, after all). Then the judicious observations, the strategic dropping of a timely anecdote, the eyes that calmly take your measure, like a...
| Jun 17, 2009
| 1:58 PM
In a classic case of "I want to be just like my Mommy when I grow up," a Brooklyn man is being charged for impersonating his dead mother in an elaborate 6-year scheme to collect her Social Security benefits and rent subsidies.
According to Kings County...
| Aug 24, 2006
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIANS first planted Phormium en masse about a century ago, and with good reason: Those spiky leaves -- long and linear, a muted green that seemed custom-made for this landscape -- were bold yet elegant, an architectural statement born of...
| Aug 6, 2009
| 2:28 PM
A local coffee shop in Brooklyn has brewed up an idea in order to drum up more business: impose time limits on in-house java drinkers who use laptops.
Small cafe's, like Naidre's in Park Slope, have been hit especially hard since the recession hit,...
| Aug 18, 2009
| 3:08 PM
According to New York City Fire Department, one person has died following a scaffold collapse in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn Tuesday.
The accident happened at a multi-story building on 12th Street and 7th Avenue.
Two other workers were reportedly...
| Mar 7, 2009
It was a pleasure to watch events unfold and Olen Steinhauer's skills evolve over the five-novel series he set in an unnamed Soviet bloc nation -- from the police procedural "The Bridge of Sighs" (2003), in which the idealistic cops of the First...
| Dec 25, 2009
| 1:43 PM
A Brooklyn woman launched a lawsuit against her landlord claiming her severely disabled daughter has been forced to slide down several flights of stairs on her back.
Carmen Flores, 66, filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Federal Court charging that Dermot Co.,...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 3:07 PM
While some prefer to steal candy from babies, others - specifically in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn - have opted to steal coats from small dogs.
According to Donna McPherson, her 10-year-old Westie "Lexie," was left to fend for herself in the...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:35 PM
PARK SLOPE, NY (WPIX) -- Electricity provider Con Edison is pulling the plug in Park Slope on their employee parking lot starting May 1st due to budget cuts, and workers and parking-starved residents are outraged.
Some employees tell PIX11 News it&...