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'City's worst landlords' busted by Brooklyn DA for allegedly sabotaging tenants' apartments

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Landlords Josh and Amrom “Aaron” Israel have been ranked among the city’s worst landlords by New York’s public advocate.

On Thursday, however, they went from just being on a list of bad-faith landlords to being under arrest, accused of wrecking apartments they themselves own, in an attempt to force their tenants out. 628 more words


Spring Saturdays in Brooklyn - Hat Hunt

For a New Yorker, I have an exorbitant amount of wanderlust, in fact I’m sometimes paralyzed with fear at the notion of being tied down to the frenetic city.   349 more words


Day 73: All over town with Sarah!

Sarah trekked up from Atlanta for a visit this weekend and we went all over! We met at Empire Biscuit, a new 24-hour biscuit place that hits the spot with a morning special on Blue Bottle coffee and sausage-egg-cheese biscuit, which is my Favorite Thing on Earth. 283 more words

Fire Tears Through Two Buildings In Crown Heights

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Firefighters responded to a 3-alarm fire in Crown Heights.

Two three-story buildings were involved in the fire at St. Marks Avenue near Rochester Avenue. 142 more words


New York City Adventures

This past week I traveled from Denver to New York City.

I spent my first few days with a group of fellow Libby Hall- Arts Residential Academic Program… 203 more words

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Police: Pot Shipment Encased In Peanut Butter Mistakenly Sent To Brooklyn Grocery Store

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Talk about a sticky situation.

Police were called Monday after a vacuum-sealed shipment of peanut butter sent via the United States Postal Service to a Crown Heights grocery store appeared to have marijuana inside. 127 more words


'Large bags' of pot mistakenly delivered to kosher grocery store in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS (PIX11) – An apparent address mix-up led to a major marijuana bust at a kosher grocery store in Crown Heights.

Employees of Kahan’s Superette, at 317 Kingston Ave., called police around 4 p.m. 140 more words