Police charge Queens driver in Midwood crash that killed Park Slope cyclist

Park Slope: Police arrested a Queens teenager on Wednesday on a laundry list of charges nearly two weeks after he blew through a red light in Midwood and killed a Park Slope cyclist. Comments (1)
Park Slope: An iconic Park Slope diner is looking to renovate — and the owner wants locals to pick up the tab! Comment
Coney Island: Cops are searching for the gunman who fatally shot two people in Coney Island Tuesday night. Comments (3)

Kings Plaza Shopping Center hosts back-to-school giveaway

Standing O: Three cheers for the Kings Plaza Shopping Center, which gave away school supplies to hundreds of children in need on Aug. 15. Comment
Dining: Something new is brewing below Dumbo. Comments (1)
Midwood: State tax collectors seized the iconic Midwood pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday for failing to pay taxes, according to a spokesman from the state’s Department of Taxation and Finance. Comments (19)

Dognappers steal sickly pooch outside Williamsburg grocery store

Williamsburg: Two thieves stole a woman’s elderly dog from outside a Williamsburg grocery store Monday evening. Comments (9)
Flatbush: Police cuffed three people on Sunday for allegedly hoarding 33 firearms in their East Flatbush apartment. Comments (4)
Canarsie: A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a three-vehicle collision in Canarsie Monday. Comments (3)

Cops searching for Park Slope package thieves

Park Slope: Cops are searching for three thieves who looted a Sixth Avenue apartment building in Park Slope on Aug. 7, taking multiple packages. Comments (7)
Coney Island: Palaces, statues, and sculptures rose out of Coney Island Beach as locals faced off in the 29th annual Sand Sculpting Contest on Saturday. Comments (4)

Brooklyn officially better than Queens after winning Battle of the Boroughs showdown

Bushwick: Hail to the Kings County! Comment

Governor calls on New Yorkers to vote for new official state license plate

New York license plates are getting an update and the governor is asking residents for their help choosing a new design. Comments (8)
Sunset Park: They’re taking farming to new heights! Comments (1)
Brighton Beach: There will be something for everyone at the 43rd Annual Brighton Jubilee, which is set to return on Sunday, Aug. 25, on Brighton Beach Avenue between Corbin Place and Coney Island Avenue. Comment

City offering grants to small construction firms to defray cost of safety training

Small-scale construction firms in Brooklyn and the other boroughs of New York City can now apply for one-time grants from the city to offset the cost of site training safety for their workers. Comment

Bed-Stuy man develops slick Brooklyn-focused app

Standing O: He’s m-app-ing Brooklyn! Comment

Billionaire buys Nets and Barclays Center in record-breaking sale

Photo Galleries: A billionaire entrepreneur has agreed to purchase a controlling stake in Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets for a record-breaking $2.35 billion, according to the Associated Press. Comments (6)

Locals, cops injured during weekend Bed-Stuy riots: NYPD

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Bedford-Stuyvesant residents and several police officers were injured amid riots and sporadic gunfire that followed an annual barbecue at the Marcy Housing Projects last weekend. Comments (18)

Pervert fondles woman at Williamsburg subway station: NYPD

Williamsburg: Police are looking for a man they suspect of grabbing a woman’s rear end at the Lorimer Street subway station’s L-train stop in Williamsburg on July 25. Comments (7)

Armed bandit robs Williamsburg couple: NYPD

Williamsburg: Cops are hunting the gunman who robbed a couple in Williamsburg on Aug. 9. Comments (5)
Kensington: A Kensington grocery store was busted with more than $500,000 in untaxed liquor and cigarettes on Aug. 14, according to the Kings County Sheriff’s Office. Comments (11)
Transit officials will ax stops and run longer buses along the B38 through Brooklyn and Queens in an effort to streamline service along the cross-borough route beginning Sept. 2. Comments (14)

Affordable housing lottery opens for 114 Units in Clinton Hill

An affordable housing lottery opened last week for 114 newly constructed units in two separate Clinton Hill buildings. Comment

She’s so chic: Bollywood-influenced girl group plays in Dumbo

Music: These women are ready to groove! Comment
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