Domino Sugar Site’s Pile Driver Hits Sour Note For Longtime Music Producer – Producer and musician Roger Greenawalt, in front of his 17-year-old music studio on Kent Avenue, has worked with the likes of Iggy Pop and No Doubt over the course of his three-decade career. DNAinfo/Gwynne Hogan WILLIAMSBURG — A Brooklyn music producer says that a pile driver’s relentless hammering at the waterfront Domino Sugar Factory construction site is making it impossible for him to do his job. Roger Greenawalt, 55, the owner of Shabby Road Studio — who has worked with A-list musicians like Iggy Pop, Rufus Wainwright and No Doubt over his three-decade career — said the hammering started at the Two Trees waterfront development about a month ago. The racket has rendered his Kent Street studio useless, despite its soundproof walls. “There is a mid-range hammering, the sound of metal on metal,” said Greenawalt, […]
FDNY rescues Brooklyn man stuck in sinkhole mid-crosswalk – Firefighters rescued a man whose feet got trapped after a hole popped open in the middle of the street in Bedford-Stuyvesant Tuesday morning.
SEE IT: Man rescued after leg gets stuck in sinkhole in Brooklyn – Watch that first step. A man delivering a tire to a Brooklyn repair shop was swallowed by a small sinkhole that sucked up his right leg. Steven Suarez was pushing a hand truck and crossing a street in Clinton Hill shortly after 11 a.m. when the ground gave way beneath his feet and trapped him in the crosswalk for nearly an hour. “It was terrifying,” said Suarez, 33, of Staten Island. “I didn’t know what was going on. I didn’t know whether I was going to sink into the floor or what was happening. I was scared. It was my whole entire right leg, up until my tailbone basically.” Florida sinkhole getting wider as hot tub is swallowed up Suarez […]