Brooklyn's own Jungle Designs is a unique business with a storefront straight out of a fairytale.
Having become somewhat of a New York City icon, political activist and infamous Union Square character, Roman Shusterman, who resides in Sheepshead Bay, has decided to run for mayor. Is he serious about winning? Not really. But a conversation with the Brooklyn native, reveals a genuine method and sincerity to his madness.
For the past two years, the Tri-Lox worshop, located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has been producing furniture, decor and art installations made predominantly from reclaimed materials. Instead of cutting down more of our forests, the men behind Tri-Lox have come up with unique ways to give old wood a new life.
Taleek Brooks, a school aide at Brooklyn’s PS 243, who would dress up an Easter Bunny to entertain children, pleaded guilty to filming an 11-year old student masturbating in a classroom. In addition to that, Brooks pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography on the internet and is awaiting trail for child molestation. Read more...
In Brownsville, one of Brooklyn’s most dangerous neighborhoods, police officers can use all the help they can get. Fortunately for them, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have made tracking and identifying criminals significantly easier–especially when the bad guys have a penchant for posting incriminating tweets and pics. Read more at nydailynews.com.