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Ex-Seinfeld Writer Fred Stoller Gets Serious and Returns to Stand-up Comedy

Steve Karras | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Steve Karras

Fred Stoller is one funny guy. He wrote the book on character acting (literally -- it's called Maybe We'll Have You Back: The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star), and now he's returning to his roots as a stand-up comic.

My Night With Sandy

Jason A. Otaño | Posted 04.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Ota&ntildeo

They were, by-far, the most damp, dark and cold nights of my life. My old neighborhood was rendered powerless for almost a month, resembling a scene from a post-apocalyptic thriller. Six months have now passed and the recovery is well under way.

Publishing Talk: Hey, Did Somebody Write My Book?

Gina Barreca | Posted 12.18.2012 | Books
Gina Barreca

As someone who has been writing about women and comedy forever, I am a hive of conflicting and buzzing feelings about a new book on the subject being published this week.

Candidate Makes Racist 'Typo'

Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

A New York State Assembly candidate from Brooklyn is under fire for a racially charged "typo" sent out in a campaign mailer. Ben Akselrod, who is c...

WATCH: NYPD Officer Charged With Lying About Man Trying To Run Him Down

Posted 06.01.2012 | New York

An NYPD officer has been indicted on felony charges for lying in an official police report about a man trying to run him down with his car, an alleged...

Four Cops Shot In Brooklyn Shootout

Posted 04.14.2012 | New York

Four New York City police officers were shot by a man who barricaded himself inside his Brooklyn home early Easter morning, ABC reports. The suspe...

Man Dismembers Roommate After Fistfight

Posted 04.05.2012 | New York

A 50-year old Brooklyn man admitted to police authorities he had murdered his 55-year old roommate in a fistfight during a party that occurred on Marc...

WATCH: ASPCA Rescues 23 Dogs From Brooklyn Home With No Running Water

Posted 02.17.2012 | New York

23 dogs living in a home without running heat, water, or electricity were rescued in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Thursday after neighbors alerted auth...

Fires Kill 1, Injure 10

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A 7-year-old Brooklyn boy died in one of two late-night fires that sent 10 other people to hospitals suffering from smoke inhalation....

Last Summer At Coney Island: An Essential Film and a Love Letter to Brooklyn

Sal Nunziato | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York
Sal Nunziato

As a Brooklyn boy, my interest in Aronson's film is deep-rooted. I began watching this film with skepticism, but just 5 minutes into this glorious documentary, my skepticism was out the door.

Double-Murder Suspect Was A Russian Special Ops Solider

Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

Nikolai Rossi, the main suspect in the brutal double-murder in which a mother and daughter were stabbed to death--was a Russian special ops solidier, ...

How To Eat Pelmenis At Cafe Glechik

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.29.2011 | Food
Josh Ozersky

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KamaSutra Sex Shop's Window Display Targeted

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Brooklyn parents are getting flustered over an edgy display in the windows of KamaSutra, a Sheepshead Bay sex shop. According to Sheepshead Bites, ...

Police Reports In Cop Killling Point To Russian Gangsters

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Who killed Police Officer Ralph Dols? Could Russian organized crime figures have done it?

Michail Sorodsky Hit With $33 Million Bail Bond, Highest In New York

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An allegedly phony Brooklyn doctor accused of sexually abusing patients while they were under anesthesia has the dubious distinction of having the hig...