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2 hrs ago | Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

Brooklyn Summit

Today is the " Brooklyn Real Estate Summit ." In case you thought there was still such a thing as gentrification, that quaint little old process in which middle-class folks buy empty townhouses to fix up and inhabit, well, here's a bit of what hyper-gentrification looks like : "This year's event focuses on the theme of how Brooklyn's developments will shape the borough into a place to live, work and play.

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4 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Adam Lambert Filling In for Keith Urban as "American Idol" Judge at NY Auditions

American Idol is bringing back a former contestant to serve as a guest judge during auditions, while Keith Urban steps away due to the death of wife Nicole Kidman 's father. The show has announced that season-eight runner-up Adam Lambert will join Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. this week during auditions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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7 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Elton John Sets On-Sale Date for New Year's Eve Tickets

Elton John has set an on-sale date for tickets to his New Year's Eve concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, which was first announced back in April. Tickets become available to the general public on Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster and BarclaysCenter.com.

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8 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

Exec pitches Brooklyn, Manhattan skyway

The East River Skyway, proposed by CityRealty's Daniel Levy, would connect Brooklyn to Manhattan via an aerial gondola system. The head of a New York City real estate data and listing site is set to propose Tuesday at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit an aerial gondola system that would run along the Brooklyn waterfront and into Manhattan.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

NY1

Plans for Borough-Wide Parole Reporting Center Not Sitting Well With Some Brooklyn Residents

State corrections officials unveiled plans for a new borough-wide parole reporting center in Brooklyn on Monday, but they're not sitting well with some residents. When a new parolee reporting center opens in January, some 5,000 parolees across Brooklyn will have to report there as part of their prison release requirements.

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New York Post

Brooklyn principal slams DOE rep as a moron,a staff says

Top school officials dispatched an experienced administrator to help out a struggling Brooklyn high school - only to see the principal describe the helper as a "moron," sources told The Post. Automotive HS Principal Caterina Lafergola questioned the experience of administrator Joshua Good in a private meeting with staff a day after he visited to introduce himself on Sept.

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News12.com

State to relocate Brooklyn parole office to Gowanus

Located at 15 Second Ave. in an industrial part of Gowanus, the building, which is currently under construction, is expected to be completed by next month. It is unclear when the parole office will move in.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

NYC: 'No confirmed cases' of enterovirus D-68 in Brooklyn

Responding to parents' fears that enterovirus D-68 has spread to Brooklyn, the New York City Health Department said on Monday that there are no confirmed cases of the respiratory virus in the city. Parents in Borough Park panicked when they heard over the weekend that one or more children were seriously ill with the same respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of kids in the Midwest to the hospital.

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Racked

Launches & Releases: Brooklyn-Made, Minimalist Trinkets Coming to Manhattan

Exciting news for both locavores and design junkies : Good Thing , a Brooklyn-based indie manufacturer, will debut their minimalist products at the Kikkerland shop for the very first time, starting with a launch party tomorrow evening . Lest you equate "locally produced" with "really expensive," Good Thing, founded this year, makes generally affordable goods , as all are super simple to produce and crafted by young New York designers.

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DNAInfo.com

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damaged Them

Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings - and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the replacement of "temporary" boilers at more than 30 schools, are part of the more than $700 million in repairs needed for schools across the five boroughs that were damaged during the October 2012 storm.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

President Rebecca Woodland a big hit at Brooklyn Bar installation

New Brooklyn Bar Association President Rebecca Woodland scored many "hits" at her recent installation inside the packed ceremonial courtroom at Borough Hall. Officially sworn in by Appellate Justice Cheryl Chambers, she hit just the right tone and showed a degree of tact and humility, which might account for the excellent commentary she regularly offers as a television legal expert.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Joyce Carol Oates to launch latest collection in Brooklyn

Just released Sept. 9, "Lovely, Dark, Deep" is the latest collection by literary great Joyce Carol Oates, who will speak about her book at the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sept.

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The Times of Israel

Messianic and Kiruv missionaries to rumble in Brooklyn

A mezuzah hangs on the doorframe of a certain three-story gray building in Midwood, a heavily Orthodox section of Brooklyn. The structure is neither a synagogue, nor a traditional Jewish center.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a wooden horse from an amusment park carousel built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

By ULA ILNYTZKY Associated Press NEW YORK - Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. What parkgoers may not know is that William Mangles designed and built it.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Feds to vaccinate Brooklyn raccoons with anti-rabies treats

Come and get it!: This feeding station dispenses vaccine-laced treats. Raccoons and other rodents can just reach in the bottom and pull out a pellet, wildlife experts say.

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Art Daily

Solo exhibition of Brooklyn based artist Jos Parl on view at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery announces IN MEDIAS RES, the second solo exhibition of Brooklyn based artist Jose Parla. The exhibition features new paintings, sculptures and a large-scale mural installation.

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The Brooklyn Paper

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The parks department and the Prospect Park Alliance have appointed a new head to the Alliance, the private group which manages the park. The new head honcho, Park Sloper Sue Donoghue, is coming to the position from a city job managing green spaces and said she is excited to work closer to home.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Cuomo to announce early completion of R train tunnel repairs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to hold a press conference on Sunday announcing the early reopening of the R train's Montague Tunnel, closed for more than a year after sustaining heavy damage during Superstorm Sandy. The governor's office scheduled the conference for 2:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon in Manhattan at the Whitehall Street Subway Station.

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New York Daily News

Bus driver slashed by woman's jealous boyfriend in Brooklyn

Driver John Browne was on his break and in uniform in Brownsville when he was slashed by a man in his 20s after accused Browne of looking at his girlfriend. The knife-wielding man was still on the loose.

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