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Former NYPD informant threatened, afraid to testify in triple homicide trial

A former confidential informant for NYPD was scared to testify Monday in a Brooklyn triple homicide trial after the defendant and his family allegedly threatened him. … Full Article

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund showcases progress in second annual Open House

By late afternoon at Monsignor McGolrick Park on Oct. 14, people were packing up displays, folding charts, placing live organic samples carefully into transport containers, wiping down binoculars, stacking trays of plants, upending long tables and folding their legs in. … Full Article

The Evergreens Cemetery draws visitors during Open House New York Weekend

Here lies Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, beloved tap dancer. And victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. And a grieving widower who lived in his dead wife's tomb with a pet parrot for company. … Full Article

The Other Art Fair coming to Greenpoint

The Other Art Fair, a global event that will also be held this year in London, Sydney, Melbourne and Bristol, will take place at the Brooklyn EXPO Center in Greenpoint Nov. 9-12. The Other Art Fair celebrates street and graffiti artists from across the world. … Full Article

Scott Stringer celebrates Polish heritage in Greenpoint

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted elected officials, community leaders and guests at the Polish Heritage Breakfast held at the Polish & Slavic Center at 177 Kent St. in Greenpoint. … Full Article

City to stomp out rats at 33 Bushwick, Bed-Stuy schools

Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant may be home to artists and hipsters, but they are also the most rat-infested neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Now the city is taking its war on rats to the vermin living off mountains of trash produced at more than 33 schools in the area. … Full Article

Woman slugs victim on C train after e-cig complaint

Police apprehended Krystal Feldsherov, 23 years old, at the High Street subway station in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday after she allegedly assaulted another woman who complained to Feldsherov about her smoking an electronic cigarette on the C train. … Full Article

Check out Brooklyn Bridge Park’s planned Pier 2 uplands

In fall of 2018, construction will begin on the 3.2 acre Pier 2 uplands in Brooklyn Bridge Park — the current site of the popular Pop-Up Pool. The parkland that will replace the pool will feature a bowl-shaped grassy swath, a water play area and meandering paths. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Used laptop dealer lost $10K from alleged Greenpoint mail thief

A Greenpoint used computer dealer claimed he lost roughly $10,000 after a postal worker, who was recently arraigned on mail theft charges in Brooklyn’s federal court, allegedly stole multiple laptops intended for his business. … Full Article

Teacher up for $100,000 prize in trade school contest

A maritime teacher from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School is a finalist in a contest that could net his school a cool $100,000. … Full Article


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