NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Lights illuminate the 90th Police Precinct in Williamsburg , where Detective Louis Scarcella interrogated numerous suspects, is seen on May 16, 2013 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. Following the recent clearing of David Ranta of murder after serving a 23-year prison sentence, the Brooklyn, N.Y. District Attorney is reviewing 50 murder cases investigated by celebrated Detective Scarcella. Many of Scarcella's cases depended on the testimony of a single witness, a drug addict named Teresa Gomez. The review of cases will give special scrutiny to those cases which appear weakest. Scarcella, 61 and now retired, denies ever having used unethical tactics to secure a conviction.
If that community is allowed to be left off the hook, make no mistake about it, it means more trucks in Williamsburg, more trucks in the South Bronx and more asthma in communities which already have some of the highest asthma rates in the city if not in the country ... I don’t care how many times I get booed on the upper East Side, I’m not changing my position.
I think anybody who isn’t standing in support of this solid-waste-management plan, who isn’t supporting the 91st Street facility is standing for raising asthma rates in places like Williamsburg and the South Bronx
Busch Gardens Williamsburg opened one (a drop tower) in 2011, and the pattern is what one Busch park gets, the other will getMore quotes »
Christian Ferdinand, of Maine, arrested in Shaniesha Forbes' death
smothering.The Brooklyn girl's body was discovered on Gerritsen Beach on Jan. 6.She had attended the Academy for Young Writers in Williamsburg, Brooklyn . She disappeared two days before her body was found.Information on Ferdinand's lawyer wasn't immediately Read more »
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When NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan, his wife, Dawn, and their daughters, Lucy, 11, and Maeve, 8, moved to Williamsburg last summer, they tested out all the different ways to commute from Brooklyn to work and school in Manhattan. “We ferried to school, we drove 6/19/13 from New York Post Read more »
Constant Construction Rattles Some Williamsburg Parents
YORK (CBSNewYork) — Construction has been booming in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for some time, but it has meant for a big headache for some mothers in the neighborhood. As CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock reported, cement trucks, hammering and a whole lot of construction 6/19/13 from CBS New York Read more »
What to Wear, Where: King & Grove Williamsburg
goes without saying, but Brooklyn is kind of a "thing" these days. Just look to the teeming neighborhood that is Williamsburg for proof that Kings County is making a run at that island across the East River. If you find yourself in the area this summer, we 6/19/13 from Esquire Read more »
Hipster Newsstand Opens In Williamsburg Subway With Zines, Vinyl, Artisanal Snacks
cannot picture this actually making any money unless it is somwhat parentally funded (which I think many of the interesting Williamsburg things really are) . Good luck and it would be nice to not have to argue if pepomint Lifesavers are really $1 or $1.25 6/19/13 from Gothamist Read more »
How Mable's Smokehouse Grew After the Press Buzz Wore Off, and Where it Goes From Here
the business plan, I wrote that my goal was that you wouldn't feel intimidated when you walked in the door. After 12 years in Williamsburg, I knew there were a lot of restaurants where you feel intimidated, and I didn't want to have a place like that. When 6/19/13 from Village Voice Read more »