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Watch artists at work this weekend at Crown Heights Open Studios

November 14 | Alex Williamson

More than 100 Brooklyn artists will give visitors a behind-the-scenes view of their creative processes at the Crown Heights Open Studios this Saturday. The free event will feature dozens of open-to-the-public workspaces of painters, photographers, designers, architects and filmmakers, both emerging and well known. Since its inception in 2008, the event has never taken fees […]

Little-known rent reform law is big news for Crown Heights tenants

November 13 | Emma Whitford

When 25-year-old Genna DeSimone moved into her newly renovated apartment in Crown Heights last summer with two roommates, the arrangement felt “good enough,” even though the rent was a steep $3,100 for a three-bedroom and the building, on tree-lined Dean Street, had multiple empty units on each floor. “We said, ‘This is shady,’” she recalled. […]

Murder-suicide in Flatlands leaves two dead and one injured

November 11 | Noah Goldberg

A violent weekend that began with a public shootout in Crown Heights on Friday night ended in a tragedy in a Flatlands apartment on Sunday, when a man killed his ex-girlfriend, shot another man and then killed himself, police said Sunday. Police responded to a call of shots fired on Sunday afternoon in an apartment […]

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