No Pants Subway Ride returns to NYC this Sunday

If you ride the New York City subway this Sunday, get ready to see a lot more than you may want to. Thousands of riders are expected to take their pants off as they ride the rails at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, in what has become an annual, if idiotic, event. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents: Shut down 'out-of-control' lounge

Bay Ridge
Neighbors of a notorious Bay Ridge nightclub are demanding that the lounge be shut down after a drunken New Year’s Eve reveler mowed do … Full Article

Brooklyn charities raised millions for Sandy relief

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Brooklyn charitable organizations’ response to Hurricane Sandy, made in response to a survey sent out by the state Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, were made public Friday by the state Attorney General’s Office. … Full Article

Check out DUMBO street and plaza plans at a public workshop on January 8

Channel your inner urban planner at a DUMBO Public Design Workshop on Tuesday, Jan 8 at Etsy Labs (55 Washington Street). … Full Article

Five suffer minor injuries in Borough Park fire

Borough Park
Four firefighters and one civilian suffered minor injuries during an early morning fire in Borough Park.
Firefighters responded to the blaze at the three-story residential building at 1029 42nd Street at 6:32 a.m. Friday. … Full Article

Bus routes finally being restored to Brooklyn

The city is restoring or expanding nearly two dozen bus routes that were cut in 2010 to close a budget gap. Seventeen routes will return on Sunday, and four others will be back on Jan. 20. … Full Article

Brooklyn tourist killed in Jamaican car accident

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police in Jamaica say three tourists from the U.S. have died in a traffic collision on the island's north coast, including a Brooklyn woman. … Full Article

Brooklynites In Florida: With Larry King, you can take the boy out of Brooklyn...

We found an archived blog post from Clean Plate Charlie (Miami New Times) highlighting Brooklyn boy Larry King's move from his lege … Full Article

Hundreds Ring in 2013 With Icy Plunge at Coney Island

Coney Island
Hundreds of hardy swimmers rang in 2013 with a plunge into the icy sea off Brooklyn's Coney Island, an area struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article


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