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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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38 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | Greenpoint Gazette

First Set of "Brooklyn Made," Products Announced

On Tuesday morning, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce announced its first round of "Brooklyn Made," products - a range of items awarded varying degrees of certification - Gold, Silver, and Bronze - based on the percentage of production, the amount of product development, and the amount of product assembly that took place in the borough, as ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Short Stories Set in the Far Reaches of Brooklyn

Chiusano's stories delve into family, boyhood, sports, drugs, love, and all the weird quirks of growing up in a tight-knit community on the edge of the city.

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5 hrs ago | News12.com

Brooklyn only borough selected for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Brooklyn will be the only borough taking place in a national health study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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9 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Leader of Maritime International Drug Transportation Organization Arraigned in Brooklyn

August 18, 2014 - Earlier today, Jair Estupinan-Montano was arraigned at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, on charges relating to international narcotics trafficking.

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11 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

Brooklyn Baby Book Features Foodie Trip to Smorgasburg and Kale Jelly

"Brooklyn Baby," a recently released children's book, depicts a day in the life of kids growing up in Brooklyn, complete with a visit to DUMBO's Smorgasburg where a bearded man sells pickled beets, carrots and cucumbers and "Marmalade Mama" serves free samples of kale jelly.

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15 hrs ago | Curbed

Gross Map Thing: Mapping the Dog Crap People Leave on New York City Streets

For years, this city has been ravaged by the Dog Poop Wars that have pitted neighbor against neighbor-with-dog.

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19 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Gandolfoa s New York Delicatessen stacks up its sandwiches in Rancho Cucamonga

Gandolfo's, which first opened in Provo, Utah after the original owners moved west from New York, is a fusion of Italian and Jewish sandwiches, many of which will bring back memories to New York transplants.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

EVENT: Battle of Brooklyn blasts off this weekend

But they also are not shy about gloating over the fact that the tactics the Americans picked up during the battle helped them eventually win the war.

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SILive.com

Mystery solved: Amazing journey of wedding photos from 47 years ago, washed up during Hurricane Sandy (with photo gallery)

The fury of Hurricane Sandy and the kindness of two strangers from New Dorp Beach combined to reunite Patricia Conlon Kearns with over 50 black-and-white photographs taken 47 years ago on the day she married Paul Kearns, an immigrant from Ireland, in St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn.

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The Real Deal

Brooklyn developer looking to quietly unload UWS church: sources

A landmark Upper West Side church acquired in June by the sister of developer Ira Shapiro was immediately flipped to Brooklyn investor Joseph Brunner for about $42 million, The Real Deal has learned, and has now been quietly placed back on the market, according to multiple sources.

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The New York Observer

A Tale of Two Boroughs: Bill de Blasio Rarely Visits Brooklyn GOP Strongholds

Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to eradicate the tale of two cities, but if his public schedule is any indication, he may be creating a tale of two boroughs.

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KNEK-FM Lafayette

Jennifer Hudson Joins Lineup of Fashion Rocks Special

The star-studded lineup for the special Fashion Rocks has just gotten bigger. Jennifer Hudson is the latest entertainer to be added to the bill for the September 9 event, which will air live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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McBrooklyn

Someone Hit by Q Train in Brooklyn Tuesday Morning, Service Interrupted

From the scanner: According to 9-1-1 dispatch, someone is "under the train" at the Prospect Park Q train station in Brooklyn.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

MUSIC: Sene and heard: Brooklyn duo Denitia and Sene hits Afropunk Fest

The Tennessee native did get her start in Music City, recording and performing what she described as a "rootsier indie-psych-folk kind of thing."

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News12.com

Brooklyn leaders call for end to religious attacks

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Assemblyman Dov Hikind and leaders from the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities came together in Crown Heights to denounce recent attacks.

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Newsday

Victim tried to shoot suicide bomber, he says in deposition

A former Israeli police officer said he saw the suicide bombing that would leave him a quadriplegic unfolding on a Jerusalem bus in 2003 but reacted an instant too late, as a closely watched terrorism suit against Jordan's Arab Bank began Monday in Brooklyn.

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Daily Times

Weekend shootings in NYC leave two dead, 21 injured

NEW YORK: Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend, police said on Monday.

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DNAInfo.com

Former Brooklynite 'Saved' by Religion Returns to Open Red Hook Church

Growing up in Brooklyn, Acevedo would frequent the neighborhood with his mother, who was addicted to drugs, and would shuttle him and his siblings to a crack house near the Gowanus Expressway.

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Merced Sun-Star

Florida freshman Holley to miss year after surgery

The 6-foot-4, 295-pound defensive tackle from Brooklyn, New York, will need about four months of recovery time, Muschamp says, and should be ready for spring practice in March.

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