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Signs popping up around Crown Heights ask people to 'dress modestly'

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11) – Signs have been popping up in Crown Heights asking people to “show some respect” and to “dress modestly this is a Jewish community.” 129 more words


Man Suspected Of Shooting, Injuring NYPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The man who was charged for allegedly shooting at police officers in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in February pleaded guilty to aggravated assault Friday, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported. 237 more words


Fare-beater who shot Brooklyn cop pleads guilty

BROOKLYN (PIX11) – The fare-beater who shot a rookie Brooklyn cop in both legs pleaded guilty to aggravated assault Friday.

Rashun Robinson, 29, opened fire on police officers James Li and Randy Chow after they saw him get on a B46 bus through the back door in Crown Heights on Feb. 161 more words


Crown Heights Film Festival 2012

I had the pleasure of attending the closing ceremony of the Crown Heights Film Festival 2012 on November 10, 2012. The mission of CHFF is to “provide a voice and opportunities for filmmakers, to foster cross-arts collaboration, and to provide a social forum for filmmakers, Brooklyn residents, and the wider arts community.” The non-profit festival was founded in 2009 with the aim of creating a film-based social forum in Crown Heights – a neighborhood that has rapidly and dramatically changed. 141 more words

"Aren't you hot in what you are wearing?"

So I can in a Kosher restaurant on my street. The man who works there is helping me with my sugar.. being very cordial. He said, “Aren’t you hot in what you are wearing?” I replied, “No, I am used to it.” I turned to him and said, “You seem like a nice man can I ask you something?” He replied, “Sure.” “Why do people in this neighborhood hate me? 181 more words