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Flatbush fire leaves one dead, nearly a dozen homeless

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A deadly fire raged early Monday, killing one man and leaving five others hospitalized.

The flames stormed through the building just before 2 a.m. 221 more words


1 Dead, Another Hurt After Jumping From Burning Building In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One man has died and another man was hurt after they were forced to jump from a burning three-story building in Brooklyn overnight. 415 more words


Wheated: a sufferer of celiac disease's nightmare

  • Subway stop: Fort Hamilton Parkway
  • Walk from subway: 9 minutes
  • Neighborhood: Flatbush/Prospect Park South
  • Location: 905 Church Ave, between 10th St and Coney Island Ave…
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Bruce Ward: A trip that marked a change in the relationship with my father

In my family, Aunt Doll was the rockstar. She escaped small-town New Brunswick, became a hairdresser in Montreal, and then joined Clairol in New York City, testing new hair-dye products before they hit the market. 755 more words


Prospect Park Pop-Up Picnic 2015

Last year a few random blogs popped up showing pictures from the 2014 Brooklyn Pop-up Picnic; I immediately thought it was really cool and wondered how it was that I never heard about such events beforehand. 237 more words


One Arrested, One Still At Large After Police-Involved Shooting In Flatbush

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One man has been arrested and another is still at large after a police-involved shooting in Flatbush Friday.

Corey Prescod, 26, of Brooklyn, has been charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, petit larceny and auto stripping. 201 more words


Knife-wielding man shot by police in Brooklyn still at large: NYPD

MIDWOOD PARK, Brooklyn — The search is on for a man who was shot by a plainclothes sergeant during an early morning altercation in Brooklyn, NYPD said. 326 more words