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Two charged in March shooting outside Prospect-Lefferts Gardens restaurant

August 12 | Rob Abruzzese

Two men in their 20s were indicted in federal court on Tuesday and charged with possession of a firearm in connection with a shooting that took place outside of a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens restaurant on March 14 that left one person wounded. Davon Brown, a 26-year-old also known as Chico Dinero, and Christian Williams, a 25-year-old […]

Brooklyn eatery serves soul food — and food for the soul

July 21 | Jocelyn Noveck AP National Writer

Growing up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Kiana Muschett-Owes treasured one spot above all: her family’s round dining table. There, family members would gather to recount their days, debate issues, celebrate any occasion they could think of — and of course, to eat. Along with basic nourishment, the table provided sustenance for the soul, says Muschett-Owes. […]

Brooklyn neighborhood comes together to bury a stranger

May 4 | Julie Walker Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The request, posted on an online neighborhood forum by a Brooklyn funeral director, was simple but heartfelt. A 91-year-old woman had died from the coronavirus. Her family was scattered in other states. Would anyone like to contribute items for her funeral, like flowers? This wasn’t a funeral for anyone who lived […]

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