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East Flatbush homeowners to solicitors: Leave us alone!

December 8 | Emily Nadal

Trisha Ocona has removed most of the “We Buy Houses” signs she’s seen in her East Flatbush neighborhood. The ones that remain are out of her reach, Ocona explains, high up on the city’s street lamps or telephone poles. A lifelong resident of the community, Ocona is particularly bothered by the signs, which she thinks […]

City designates East Flatbush’s first historic district

November 17 | Editorial Staff

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday designated East Flatbush’s first historic district: a remarkably intact and cohesive group of 56 Renaissance Revival-style row houses, LPC writes. The East 25th Street Historic District extends along both sides of East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D. It owes its exceptional cohesiveness and […]

One man killed, another in critical condition after East Flatbush shooting

June 3 | Nicholas Williams

Two older men were fatally shot in a vehicle outside an East Flatbush housing complex Tuesday afternoon within the confines of the 67th precinct. Police responded to a call around 6:05 p.m. at East 92nd Street and Church Avenue, where they found a 58-year-old and a 66-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso inside […]

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