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1 hr ago | New York Sun

White Flags Over Brooklyn

The authorities don't know yet who replaced the American flags that usually fly atop the Brooklyn Bridge with white flags of surrender.


5 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

Creative class migrates deeper into Brooklyn, Queens

Searching for a creative community where there were plenty of opportunities to learn from other artists and collaborate, illustrator and designer Meera Lee Patel began apartment-hunting in Brooklyn with a friend who is a graphic designer.


Tue Jul 22, 2014


White flags in a city that never surrenders

While Mayor Bill de Blasio was in Rome this week -- trying to persuade Pope Francis to bring his message of income equality to New York -- all hell broke loose when someone planted white flags atop the twin pillars of the Brooklyn Bridge.


Bellingham Herald

Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

New York City Police officers stand at the base of a white flag flying atop the west tower of New York's Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


Religious hate incidents reported involving Muslims at two mosques in Brooklyn

Community leaders are outraged after learning several Muslims said they were harassed by a group of young men in a car outside the Islamic Society of Bay Ridge Sunday morning as they were on their way to worship.


The News Tribune

The Source mag launches expo, all-star concert

"The Source 360" at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, is being billed as the place "where hipsters meet hip-hop," but will expand to include fashion, fitness, tech and more.


The Brooklyn Paper

Flag-rant violation! Brooklyn Bridgea s American flags swapped for white flags

Half mast: Police closed the bridge to pedestrians around 11:30 am as police officers scaled the span's cables and pulled down the unauthorized flags.


Long Island Business News

Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

The white flags - international symbols of surrender - fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.


'King of pot' Jimmy Cournoyer should get 30 years in jail, U.S. prosecutor says

The prosecution in the U.S. case against Jimmy Cournoyer has requested that he serve at least 30 years of a life sentence for shipping hundreds of kilos of Canadian-grown marijuana across the border.


Guard for Brooklyn-based company, Nature's Finest Security, killed on the job in Mount Vernon

A security guard employed by a Brooklyn-based company is dead after being shot while on the job in Westchester County.


WNYC-AM New York

The Fallout from the Death of Eric Garner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio discuss the investigation into the death of Eric Garner while in police custody.


Cybercast News Service

Do Blacks Need Favors?

Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Minor Mayham at 1 a.m. in Brooklyn

From the scanner -- an hour of mayhem, mostly petty, some sad: * At roughly 1 a.m. in Brooklyn, police were were called to round up 4 male blacks in a hallway smoking marijuana at 1284 St. Johns Place.


City's Top Hospitals Fail to Vaccinate Newborns Against Hep B, Study Shows

All babies should receive the hepatitis B vaccination as soon as they're born, federal officials say - but advocates say at some of the city's top hospitals hardly any newborns get the vaccine, putting them at risk of developing the disease.



Woman whose remains were found on LI was stabbed to death before she was dismembered, says source

Police investigate the scene on Boylston Street where a human head was found in the yard of a Hempstead village home on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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The Brooklyn Paper

DUMBO: Hard time for Rebar owner

On Monday a judge sentenced the Dumbo bar owner who bilked dozens of couples out of more than $1 million in wedding money to 3 years and 4 months to 10 years in prison for tax fraud - the exact amount prosecutors had sought - moments after he apologized for the first time.


New Hampshire Public Radio -

For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

At a recent barbecue in Brooklyn, N.Y., a half-dozen guys who resist that particular cultural stereotype gathered together.



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Only one block to the subway so maybe they'll get the people who commute to downtown Brooklyn as well as Manhattan.


Viewing, funeral Wednesday for Eric Garner, Staten Island man who died during arrest

The viewing for Eric Garner, the man who died in Tompkinsville during an arrest, will be Wednesday from 2 to 6:45 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Brooklyn.


Crain's New York Business

Brooklyn culture zone fuels biz growth

With a veritable forest of residential towers either rising or recently opened in and around downtown Brooklyn, making any one of them stand out in the eyes of tenants can be tough.



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