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Dave Laz, an Orthodox Jew based in Miami Beach, and who heads an interracial rock band, "Dr. Laz & The CURE," remembers his association with rock icon Richie Havens who opened the legendary 1969 Woodstock Music Festival, and who passed away last week at...
Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
A photograph of New York Police Officer Lawrence DePrimo giving boots to a barefoot homeless man has gone viral, getting more than 400,000 "likes" on the department's Facebook page and a wave of positive media attention. The New York Times reported that...
pix11.com | @wpix"It happened really fast," Ehud Halevy told PIX 11 in his first chance to speak out against the two police officers seen on the video that went viral, that has been called the "Crown Heights Synagogue Smackdown." It started as a argument about leaving...
The Baltimore SunThe very last episode of Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" will offer a taste of both New York and Baltimore. The Baltimore flavor will come by way of "The Wire." As the Los Angeles Times puts it, Bourdain has frequently "geeked out" about "The...
pix11.com | @murphypixNatoya Turnbull thought she was getting a good deal from a camp director advertising on the popular website, “Living Social”. The cost was $500 for nine weeks, and Turnbull thought the program would be great for her eight year old daughter....
PIX11.com | @PIX11DanPIX 11 first introduced you to the group the Brooklyn foot soldiers last year, an extraordinary program that began back in 2001 with one big umbrella goal : to keep kids out of trouble while helping the community. PIX11 first introduced you to the...
PIX11.comPIX11's Hilary Whittier met with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on the Dunkin Donuts Studio on the Run in Coney Island to discuss the 34th annual Seaside Summer Concert Series at Coney Island and the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr....
@DebraAlfaroneAnother high-profile and controversial court case has crumbled. The Brooklyn District Attorney's office has officially dropped all charges against four Crown Heights, Brooklyn men who were accused of raping and pimping out an Orthodox Jewish teen girl...
pix11.com | @wpixA 33-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy were shot and injured in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Monday night, according to police sources. Police are searching for the gunman who shot both people inside of the Rugged Sole shoe store on Utica Ave....
PIX11.com | @pix11mikeCops in Brooklyn are trying to get two armed rapists off the streets. A creep threatened a woman with a box cutter in Crown Heights before raping her early Monday on a rooftop on Bergen Street according to police. Cops say the woman was standing...
Tags: Criminals, Prosecution, Brighton Beach, Witnesses
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