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Congressman Pushes to Bring National Recognition to Brooklyn Park
It's a good bet that most New Yorkers, and most of the residents of the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, know little about the neighborhood's role in the birth of this country, but national recognition of its ties to the American Revolutionary may soon be on the way.
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Thu Apr 24, 2014
Governor Cuomo Announces Subpoena Served on Brooklyn Landlord Alleged ...
April 24, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state's Tenant Protection Unit has served a subpoena on JBI Management, investigating allegations of harassment in trying to force Brooklyn tenants out of their rent-regulated apartments by creating hazardous living conditions.
Cheap eats alert: The best Cuban sandwich in Brooklyn is a bargain at The Sandwich Shop
The Venezuelan sandwich geeks at Williamsburg's The Sandwich Shop have rescued an American Latin classic and made it even more mouth-watering delicious.
The joy of 'lazy' gardening
Eatocracy's Managing Editor Kat Kinsman attempts to vegetable garden on a roof deck in Brooklyn, NY in USDA Hardiness Zone 6b.
Brooklyn Man Charged with Murder to Obstruct Bank Fraud Investigation
April 24, 2014 - A nine-count indictment was unsealed today in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Naquan Reyes with the murder of Nicole Thompson to prevent her from communicating with federal law enforcement officials.
Anonymous 'Parenting Confessional' Site Stems From Brooklyn Author's Book
The book portrays the insecurities felt by parents and the desire to be perfect in that role.
Brooklyn Lawyer Settles With AG in Fraud Case
A Brooklyn lawyer has agreed to pay a $60,000 fine and accepted a permanent ban from selling securities to resolve allegations he submitted at least nine fraudulent filings to the attorney general's real estate finance bureau.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Visit the Entire Archive of the Historic 'Brooklyn Daily Eagle' Online
The paper was published continuously from 1841 to 1955, and at one point was even "the nation's most widely read afternoon newspaper," according to the Brooklyn Public Library .
MTV to hold 2014 VMAs in Los Angeles
MTV announced plans to switch coasts this year, following last year's ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.
From the frying pan to the fire? Sex charges still pending for burglar after sentencing
The law isn't finished with a North Shore man by a long shot even after his sentencing Wednesday on burglary and contempt convictions.
4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack
Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December, the New York Daily News reports.
4 Hasidic Jews Busted in Beating of Gay Black Man in Brooklyn
The New York Police Department has arrested four Hasidic men in the December beating of a black gay man in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, according to news reports.
Brooklyn just got a lot more chill about marijuana possession
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson made good on a campaign promise today and has announced decriminalization of small amounts of pot possession.
Brooklyn carjacking suspect caught on video
Police have released another clue in the search for a suspect in a carjacking that ended in a seven-car pileup on a Brooklyn street.
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BOOKS: On the front lines of fermentation: Brooklyn book details the battle of craft beer
Brooklyn Brewery founder and ex-journalist Steve Hindy has penned a new book about the history of the craft beer movement he helped start.
MIddle Earth Transit Authority Notice in Brooklyn: Coronation of Lord Aragon
Notices from the Middle Earth Transit Authority about the upcoming Coronation of Lord Aragorn as King of Gondor on Saturday, May 1 can be found at Atlantic Ave/Barclays Center station; the NE corner of Ashland Place, and on Hanson Place, in Brooklyn.
Vision Zero Workshops: Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn College
DOT and NYPD will work with the public on Vision Zero pedestrian safety plans at two upcoming events in Brooklyn -- one on Thursday in Brooklyn heights and one on April 29 at Brooklyn College.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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The Hello Living building is now as tall as it is going to go, and they will soon close the envelope: Construction seems to be well under way at Hello Living's tenth development, 834 Sterling Place, between Nostrand and Rogers in Crown Heights.
Vanessa Paradis Has a Uniquely French Take on "Tasting" Happiness
In Fading Gigolo, Vanessa Paradis plays a Hasidic woman in Brooklyn, NY, opening herself up to new experiences after the death of her husband.
Rocker police officer pleads guilty in NY fraud
A former police officer accused of rocking out on stage as the lead singer of a metal band called Cousin Sleaze while he claimed he couldn't work because of an arm injury pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday.