NEWS: The driver of a flatbed truck who allegedly struck and killed a 68-year-old grandfather riding his bicycle near the intersection of 65th Street and Sixth Avenue is in police custody after fleeing the scene of the horrific June 28, crash.
FOOD & DRINK: Eater staff writer Brooks of Sheffield recently paid a visit to the Danish Athletic Club [741 65th Street], one of New York City’s last remaining strongholds of Scandinavian comfort cooking.
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: From 1893 to 1940, you could take an elevated subway train from Downtown Brooklyn to 3rd Avenue and 65th Street.
The Brooklyn Paper’s Will Bredderman reports that the current trend of ithefts – perpetrated by muggers who seem to be almost exclusively on the lookout for Apple products – continues, although the incidents are certainly not limited to Southwestern Brooklyn. Here are a few examples from the weekly newspaper’s Police Blotter: Brutal beating A pair [...]