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Well, this is embarrassing. According to data from a recent sting operation led by the State Liquor Authority, Brooklyn is apparently a mecca for underage drinking. In fact, our borough came in "first place." The news comes via Gothamist: Between April 17 and May 1, the SLA conducted a citywide investigation into the epidemic, targeting 94 bodegas for underage drinking stings. The good-ish(?) news is that only 43 percent of businesses took the bait, but the...
  New York City is a city of extremes, isn't it? We have extreme rents, extreme weather and, of course, extreme people. Last night, that was proven once again when a disgruntled customer left a Brooklyn bodega, returning shortly thereafter to launch a Molotov cocktail through the door, setting the attending clerk on fire. The incident took place at the 24 Hour Minimart¬†located at 3901 Fort Hamilton Parkway¬†in Borough Park. Apparently, the perpetrator got into a spat...