Street Quotes: Post-Labor Day Re-Acclimation

Overheard on Sunday afternoon in Carrol Gardens, Brooklyn where a boy of about  five years of age waited impatiently to cross the street with his mother:

"You’ve got to be very careful, honey. We’re not in Nantucket anymore. People here don’t stop for little boys to cross the street."


The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week; 106 This Year*) Downtown Brooklyn: Matthew Brenner, 29, Struck on Bicycle on Sands Street, Dies from Injuries; No Charges […]

Today’s Headlines

Livery Driver Kills Boy, 12, in Harlem (NYT, WNBC); News, Post, DNA Say He “Darted” Into Street Teenager Critically Injured by Driver Outside James Madison HS in Bklyn (WNBC, WPIX, News) De Blasio Adds $241 Million to Road Resurfacing Budget, Above City Council Ask (Advance, WCBS) Daily News Blasts de Blasio, Says Cuomo Has Bigger Responsibility to Fund MTA […]