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11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Mysterious White Flags Fly Above the Brooklyn Bridge

Mysterious White Flags Fly Above the Brooklyn Bridge

White flags have mysteriously replaced the American flags typically stationed atop the Brooklyn Bridge. NYPD is investigating.
Brooklyn Man Charged With DWI With Kids in Car on Long Island

Brooklyn Man Charged With DWI With Kids in Car on Long Island

Jovany Vargas is arrested Saturday night, police say.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
'Wedding Watcher' Witnessed Four Decades of Happy Couples in Same Romantic Spot

'Wedding Watcher' Witnessed Four Decades of Happy Couples in Same Romantic Spot

Rhoda Hill has seen decades of newlyweds stop by her favorite park to take advantage of the picturesque setting.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Commander Rocky Robinson Rescues Lives Through Volunteer Ambulance Training

Commander Rocky Robinson Rescues Lives Through Volunteer Ambulance Training

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Park Slope Board Hosting Hearing on Fate of Central Parking Garage

Park Slope Board Hosting Hearing on Fate of Central Parking Garage

Park Slope Community Board 6's landmarks and land use committee is seeking public input on the fate of Central Parking, which may be turned into a 28-unit luxury high rise.
68-Year-Old Woman Charged with Stealing Purses

68-Year-Old Woman Charged with Stealing Purses

The elderly woman was charged for the crimes when a surveillance video appeared to show her taking a purse hanging from a chair at Mullanes Bar and Grill in Brooklyn.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Injured Cyclist Angry After Police Won’t Investigate ‘Tripwire’ in Prospect Park

Injured Cyclist Angry After Police Won’t Investigate ‘Tripwire’ in Prospect Park

Midwood resident Michael Wilhelm was thrown off his bike by a rope strung across Park Drive.
Police: 11-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Drowns in Hamptons Pool

Police: 11-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Drowns in Hamptons Pool

Drowning occurred Sunday evening in East Hampton, police say.
Police: Pair From Brooklyn Arrested After Robbery Set Up on LI

Police: Pair From Brooklyn Arrested After Robbery Set Up on LI

Lido Beach man robbed after inviting woman to his house to "hang out," police say.
Stressed Out? It's Probably Because You Live In NYC

Stressed Out? It's Probably Because You Live In NYC

New York City took the No. 2 spot in a recent research study on stressed-out cities.
NYC And Nearby Suburbs Get Failing Grades In Air Quality

NYC And Nearby Suburbs Get Failing Grades In Air Quality

Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx all received Fs in ozone quality.
Butts Out! NYC Announces New E-Cigarette Bans

Butts Out! NYC Announces New E-Cigarette Bans

Smokers are barred from lighting up E-Cigarettes in the same places where traditional cigarettes are banned.
Woman Charged After Allegedly Taking Children From Brooklyn Home

Woman Charged After Allegedly Taking Children From Brooklyn Home

A woman was taken into custody after she convinced two children in Brooklyn to come to the park with her.