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"It was important for us to open a vegan restaurant here in Flatbush. The neighborhood has been a food desert for most of our lives, and seeing so many of our friends and family members passing away due to ailments that seem to plague our communities... we decided it was necessary to introduce a better way of eating."
Andre Olivier is a civil engineer by day, ice cream maker by night.
“What’s happening right now is not human."
Eleven others, including five firefighters, suffered injuries in the blaze.
"Just the sheer cost alone of these productions is suspect. They're about the size of fireworks at a minor league ballpark."
The FBI is investigating one of the police shootings after a suspect stabbed an officer unprovoked, authorities say.
An MTA bus operator fatally struck a 67-year-old cyclist in Flatbush on Tuesday, making him the second cyclist killed so far in 2020.
The family of the woman and advocates were protesting outside the restaurant Monday morning.
Police say the child dragged by the driver, who was taken into custody.
The NYPD described the incident as an "attempted robbery," and initially said that it was not being investigated as a hate crime, sparking outrage from the Flatbush community.
Thousands of Brooklyn residents were still without power this morning, after Con Ed throttled service in certain neighborhoods amid a searing heat wave and record-shattering energy use on Sunday night.
Tony Fongyit, who owns the beloved vegan ice cream shop and Caribbean eatery, was abruptly told to vacate at the end of the month.
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