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Brooklyn, New York is located in Kings County. Zip codes in Brooklyn, NY include 11233, 11225, and 11249. More Brooklyn information.

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2 hrs ago | NY1

Police Investigate Fatal Shooting of Brooklyn Man

Police are investigating after a Brooklyn man was shot to death Friday in front of his stepson in the lobby of an apartment building on Sands Street.


7 hrs ago |

Jennifer Lopez's flagship Viva Movil cellphone store closes in Brooklyn

Jennifer Lopez's flagship cellphone shop in Brooklyn has folded. "Jenny from the Block" picked a prime spot for her boutique Viva Movil, located right across from Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, but it wasn't enough to keep business booming.


9 hrs ago |

Hundreds gather in New Dorp for vigil honoring NYPD officers killed in the line of duty

Retired detective Thomas Kosnik had only one reason for attending a vigil Thursday that honored NYPD officers killed in the line of duty: he wanted to keep the memory alive of his slain colleagues, Det.


13 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Public Advocate James calls for NYPD body camera pilot program

Police officers from four different precincts in Brooklyn could be equipped with body cameras soon if Public Advocate Letitia James gets her way.


15 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn legal community prepares for Nyc Id

Every week in Bushwick, a group of immigrant New Yorkers - many of whom are undocumented - gather for a forum on immigration issues.


16 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Green-Wood, Brooklyn Historical Society to unveil Battle of Brooklyn map

An illustrated Revolutionary War map used in battle by Lieutenant-General Hugh Percy will be unveiled at Green-Wood Cemetery on Aug. 24. On Aug. 27 the map will travel to the Brooklyn Historical Society, where it will remain on view through February 2015.


19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Expectant father gunned down in Brooklyn

A 22-year-old Coney Island man eagerly awaiting the birth of his daughter was fatally shot late Wednesday, police said.


22 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Air pool: New tower will let you take a dip high above Brooklyn

A new luxury rental building Downtown offers tenants willing to fork over from $2,300 to $8,500 the ultimate answer to the beloved Double-D! - a pool 41 stories up that let's you take a dip while soaking up sun high above the County of Kings.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

City to Unveil New Safety Measures at Boat Launches In Wake Of Boys' Deaths

The city will announce new safety measures at its boat launches on Friday, Aug. 22 in the wake of the deaths of two 13-year-old cousins who drowned in the Bronx River by Starlight Park in June.


Garner family, Rev. Al Sharpton meet with federal officials in Brooklyn

Family members of Eric Garner, joined by the Rev. Al Sharpton, met with officials from the U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday in Downtown Brooklyn in hope that federal prosecutors will take over the investigation.


Study: Brooklyn has more traffic fatalities involving senior citizens than any other borough

A recent study shows that senior citizens are more likely to get hit and killed by an oncoming car in Brooklyn than in any other borough.


Brooklyn Harvest Market Opens Third Location with More Hispanic Foods

A Brooklyn specialty grocery store that got its start selling organic produce and gourmet goods is opening another location with a focus on Hispanic products.


Bike sharing app 'Spinlister' gains ground in Brooklyn

Bike owners on 'Spinlister' can choose their own rates and period of time they want to rent out their bikes for.


The Brooklyn Paper


Icy resolve: Justin Warner was brave - or foolish - enough to dump an icy bucketful of Gowanus Canal water on his head to raise money for Lou Gehrig's disease research.



Brooklyn Gets A Biennial

One of the largest communities of artists in the United States finally has a biennial.



Brooklyn: Marchers for Palestine Demand Sanctions Against Israel

Pro-Palestinian activists called for sanctions against Israel on Wednesday as they rallied in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn and set off over the Brooklyn Bridge.


New York City Bucket List 2014

For those who have a bucket list , or are thinking about one, New York City is a place where you can check off many great experiences and add some new adventures.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


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It seems an outpost of Little Cupcake Shop is planning to open up on the corner of St. Marks and Vanderbilt that used to be Pena's bodega, come springtime.


The Brooklyn Paper

Branding Brooklyn: Brooklyn Made: The mark of greatness

Charmed: Chrisie Canny's company FurtuneKeeper makes key chains, necklaces, and other charms that have a picture one side and a place to put your own inpsiring message on the other.


New York Post

Hipster-hating Brooklynite convicted in 400+ false 911 calls

Louis Segna outside court Wednesday after being convicted of convicted of faking emergency calls with tales of death and violence to combat local revelers.



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