Bedford-Stuyvesant: A 6-month-old baby that died a year ago in his Bedford-Stuyvesant home was murdered, according to the Medical Examiner’s office, which announced the findings of a year-long investigation on the eve of the child’s death. Comment

Arrested development: Judge halts controversial Crown Heights project amid legal battle

Crown Heights: A Kings County Supreme Court judge slapped a controversial mixed-use development with a temporary restraining order on April 17, after local anti-gentrification advocates claimed the developer used every trick in the book to avoid having to preform a state-mandated environmental-review process, while the city let them get away with it to pave the way for more affordable housing. Comment

On Brownstoner: Will there be a pool on top of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank Downtown?

Is there going to be a pool on top of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank in Downtown Brooklyn? According to a new rendering published this morning in the New York Times, the answer seems to be yes, a new report by our sister publication Brownstoner details. Click to give it a read! Read more…
Canarsie: A plan to make Canarsie streets safer is speeding along. Comment
A woman was found dead in a Cypress Hills hotel Saturday morning. Comment

Cops arrest Williamsburg man suspected of murdering woman with axe

Williamsburg: Police arrested a man they suspect of brutally murdering one woman and seriously injuring another with an axe at his Flushing Avenue apartment in the early hours of April 20. Comment

Man robs two women inside Downtown bank

Downtown: Police are looking for a man they suspect of robbing two women inside a Downtown bank on Fulton Street last week. Comment

Subway heists: Goons target teens in underground crime spree

Crown Heights: Cops are hunting for a pair of young punks wanted for allegedly robbing teenage boys amid a string of subterranean heists in Crown Heights on April 17. Comments (2)

CB2 committee votes in favor of mayor’s borough jails plan

Boerum Hill: Members of Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee voted in favor of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to tear down Atlantic Avenue’s House of Detention to make way for a larger jail in order to close down Rikers Island. Comments (2)
Hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge April 19 to demand that Gov. Andrew Cuomo reject a plan to build a massive oil pipeline off the Coney Island coast. Comments (1)
Music: This party is right in the swing of things! Comment

Reader: Yeger controversy about semantics

Speak Out: Councilman Kalman Yeger spoke truth to power, and power in turn spoke its concept of truth to Kalman Yeger. Comments (6)
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