A 12-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car at Prospect Park West and 3rd Street Oct. 8. Investigators say that the child ran into Prospect Park West from the east side when he was struck by a white 2006 Chevrolet van heading southbound on Prospect Park West at 5:15 p.m. The boy, who police identified as Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, was brought to Methodist Hospital by EMS. He was pronounced DOA.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently demanded that AirBnB, the temporary apartment sharing site, turnover information on its users —specifically those renting out their homes on a temporary basis. The attorney general gave the site until Today, Oct. 14 to do so, as the site is operating against the New York State occupancy code,based on a judge's decision from earlier this year.
Oyster Bar Brooklyn is coming to Park Slope before year's end, and it recently took a large step towards opening.
Franchise owners Bruce FoxandJonathan Younghave announced Justin Ernsbergeras theirexecutive chef. Ernsberger is a 1997 graduate of theFrench Culinary Institute, earning the prestigious Grand Diplome, and gained experience at New York City eateries such as AquagrillandJean-Georges.
During her time as Executive Director of the nonprofit Therapy and Learning Center in South Slope, Silvia Kuper used over $200,000 in school funds for personal use, an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found.