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Leonard Grunstein shares visit to Crown Heights

Leonard Grunstein recently shared a slideshow highlighting the Jewish world in and around New York City. Focusing mainly on the Crown Heights community in Brooklyn, NY, the video shows locations such as the Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters, the Congregation Kol Israel synagogue, and The Jewish Children’s Museum. 173 more words

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5 Pointz artists create 9/11 mural

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11)– 9/11 was commemorated in any different ways around the city and country.

Some neighbors in Crown Heights, Brooklyn created a mural on the side if a hardware store at Bedford and Bergen Avenues. 54 more words


Feathers, Glitter & Culture at New York's West Indian Day Parade

Yesterday marked the end of NY’s iconic West Indian Day Carnival. The 47th run of the parade was about two miles long, running the length of Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway through Crown Heights. 51 more words


Culprit at large after 63-year-old woman sucker punched at subway station

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11) – A 63-year-old woman was sucker punched at a subway station, and the man who knocked her in the back of the head still has not been caught nearly a week after the attack, police said. 136 more words


Day 37: West Indian Festival/Caribbean Carnival

Today Robyn, Talya, and I checked out the Caribbean Carnival/West Indies Day Festival in Brooklyn. It was such a fabulous, loud, colorful overload!

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1 dead, 2 others shot in prelude to West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn - Newsday

Thousands of men and women costumed in Caribbean feathers, flowers and colors paraded through Brooklyn’s Crown Heights and Prospect Heights neighborhoods Monday to celebrate West Indies traditions in one of the largest annual festivals in the city.More than 1 million people were expected to march in the parade and line the streets for the traditional Labor Day event. 116 more words


Man shot, killed near Caribbean Carnival route

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11/AP) – For all the festivity that surrounds the annual West Indian Day Parade, the event has been scarred in recent years by violence nearby and that was the case Monday morning. 220 more words