After receiving information about a man armed with a gun, plain clothes officers from Police Service Area 1 investigated inside 458 Columbia Street. According to police, officers Jovanny Calderone and Dorian Thompson found Calvin Randall, 25, of Harlem, exiting the building within the Red Hook Houses and identified themselves after watching him adjust his waistband.
The 26-acre, $74 million restoration and redesign of an underutilized section of Prospect Park will feature a year-round facility that includes two rinks for ice skating, roller skating and water play for each season. It will also offer a café, event space and restrooms year-round.
It's getting harder to shop local every day in Brooklyn, according to a new report on the Center for an Urban Future.
The report, picked up today by Brokelyn, among others, showed that growth of chain stores is happening faster in Brooklyn than any other part of the city. There are nearly 3 percent more chain stores in Brooklyn this year than there were last year, the most growth of any borough.
Police are searching for a man who impersonated a police officer and robbed a woman in Boerum Hill on Nov. 15.
According to police, a man said he was a police officer and forcibly took a purse from a woman inside of 185 Nevins St. at 1 a.m.a part-time yoga studio that held occasional tastings and brunch, Take Root in Cobble Hill has listened to its patrons and is focusing solely on dinner due to the popularity of the tastings.
The small restaurant at 187 Sackett Street will no longer offer yoga classes that once took place in the back, or Sunday brunch. Dinner will be offered Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m, and now the former yoga space will be used for dining.