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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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3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

See it: Crooks pummel women in South Brooklyn robberies

Cops are on the hunt for gutless thieves in South Brooklyn who were caught on camera viciously robbing defenseless women in broad daylight before sprinting away.

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4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Brooklyn Democratic boss backs a lawmaker facing criminal charges

Brooklyn's Democratic Party boss is backing a lawmaker who's facing criminal charges for embezzling nearly half a million dollars from the sale of foreclosed homes.

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5 hrs ago | Streetsblog

AARP: Older NYC Pedestrians Concerned About Drivers Failing to Yield

Four out of 10 New York City voters age 50 and older consider motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians a serious problem, and one in four say traffic signals don't allow enough time to cross the street, according to a poll by AARP.

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9 hrs ago | Free Williamsburg

Reviewer channels his angst for Brooklyn's preciousness on...

Sure, Montana's Trail House feels a bit like a theme restaurant, but is it really "morally insidious?" Joshua David Stein over at the New York Observer thinks so.

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13 hrs ago | News12.com

Free citizenship prep classes offered at City Tech in Brooklyn

City Tech is holding the classes, which prepare people for the exam and interview, and run between 10 and 15 weeks long.

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15 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn Heights: Punks punch straphanger, steal tablet

A predatory pair punched a man in the face and grabbed his electronic tablet as he rode a Church Avenue-bound G train on July 15, according to the authorities.

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19 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Branding Brooklyn: Bridging the gulp! Brooklyn Brewery ponders trans-Narrows expansion

Roughing it: If the big industrial lot near New Jersey does not pan out, there is a lot of space elsewhere on Staten Island where Brooklyn Brewery could set up shop.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Book-lyn Heights

Crawler: Literary Pub Crawl guide Marissa Levien stops for a swig and a study in front of the Brooklyn Inn, a bar that Jonathan Lethem used to frequent and is probably the basis for the Boerum Hill Inn, a setting in his book "Motherless Brooklyn."

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New York Daily News

Mapping our preparedness for flooding

Residents in the Pennyfield section of the Bronx take the brunt of the storm as it hits the seawall near the Throgs Neck Bridge.

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Streetsblog

No Charges for Motorist Who Killed Senior Margherita Nanfro in Bath Beach

Would daylighting the intersection of Rutherford Place and Bay 16th Street have prevented the crash that killed Margherita Nanfro? On this and other questions, the public is left to speculate, thanks to scant information available from NYPD.

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102.3 SUNNY FM

Shock Video: Pregnant Brooklyn Woman Claims Police Put Her In a Chokehold

On the heels of the NYPD being accused in a deadly chokehold case, a pregnant Brooklyn woman now claims she was placed in an illegal chokehold, too.

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Transworld

Nigel Sylvester BMX in Brooklyn | Action Cam | Sony

Nigel recently got hooked up by Sony Action Cam and it's no real surprise that the first video they put together is a Nigel shooting through the streets of Brooklyn.

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DNAInfo.com

MTA Expands J Train Service, Brooklyn and Bronx Bus Lines

The MTA is rolling out new bus and subway service to meet growing demand from Staten Island to The Bronx, officials announced this week.

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Times Herald

Survey: 56% of parents grade tech at kid's school adequate

Two students attend a technology class at Brooklyn Prospect Charter School in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 23, 2012.

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New York Post

Gunman shoots man in face in horror video

A gun-toting man shot and critically injured a 41-year-old man in Brooklyn - and the horrific incident was caught on surveillance video, cops said.

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DNAinfo.com

Here Are the Candidates for Brooklyn's 5 Vacant State Legislature Seats

Four of the spots have been empty since four elected officials moved to new positions on January 1, and a fifth office was vacated when William Boyland Jr. was sent to prison in March.

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SILive.com

Former West Shore NASCAR site being eyed by Brooklyn Brewery

A portion of a 675-acre parcel of land on Staten Island's West Shore -- formerly earmarked for an 82,500-seat NASCAR racetrack before it was derailed by public skepticism and political opposition -- is being eyed by the Brooklyn Brewery for a 200,000-square-foot facility, according to a New York City Regional Economic Development Council draft ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Fodor's

Where to Drink in Brooklyn

Merging cutting-edge flair with homegrown roots, Brooklyn's drinking scene is worth a trip across the river if you usually stick to Manhattan.

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Washington Post

National roundup: Fugitive killed after shooting law officers in New York

Two U.S. marshals and a New York City police detective were shot and injured Monday during a shootout in Manhattan while trying to capture a fugitive charged with child molestation, authorities said.

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My Mother Lode

Man pleads guilty in slaying of friend's wife

Thirty-year-old Dellando Campbell of Lemoore pleaded guilty to interstate domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse Monday in federal court in Baltimore.

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