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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 | OpEdNews

The Corporate Sector Completely Assimilates Brooklyn, NY's Williamsburg

Williamsburg, a neighborhood in Northwestern Brooklyn, is now considered one of the hippest neighborhoods in New York City.

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6 hrs ago | News12.com

Brooklyn shops say they are faring well without signs in their windows

A few shops in the borough are proving you may not need to spend money on signs in your windows to get some attention.

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7 hrs ago | Boing Boing

Eric Garner's chokehold death at NYPD's hands ruled homicide

Mourners gather at the funeral service for Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church in Brooklyn New York, July 23, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | News12.com

March through Brooklyn kicks off Breastfeeding Awareness Month

For a sixth year, dozens of people are marching more than two miles through Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights to raise awareness about breastfeeding.

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12 hrs ago | Reuters

Grimm choice: Tax fraud trial could dog NY re-election campaign

This fall, when Representative Michael Grimm asks New York voters to send him to Washington for a third term in Congress he may be splitting his time between the campaign trail and a courtroom where he is due to face tax evasion charges.

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16 hrs ago | NY1

Street Mural Project Paints a Positive Picture

The works are going up in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx as part of nonprofit Groundswell's Community Painting Day.

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21 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Murder to vehicular mayhem for Slopea s new commanding officer

The new guy: Twenty-one-year NYPD veteran Captain Frank Digiacomo is taking over as commanding officer of the 78th Precinct.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

News12.com

Word on the Street: Anti Mosquito Sonic Repeller app

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask residents what they thought about using their smartphones to keep the bugs away.

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Brandon Sun

Food swaps give home canners, bakers and brewers a place to showcase - and trade - their best

PORTLAND, Ore. - They came armed with berries and honey and black licorice, sweet strawberry lemonade and lush lavender caramel, shoulders sagging from the weight of a dozen glass canning jars or boxes piled with small mountains of baked goods.

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DailyGame

Brooklyn Chess Festival-Great Family Summer Fun

The event is sponsored by New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and New York Chess and Games.

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New York Daily News

Struggling 'rape cop' files $57M lawsuit against accuser

Ex-NYPD cop Kenneth Moreno cannot escape his 'rape cop' legacy and wants the woman who falsely accused him to pay up.

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The Brooklyn Paper

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Pit bull survives possible toss from Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Help: A group of dog lovers rallied to rush this pit bull to the hospital after it fell onto Meeker Avenue from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

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Brooklynian

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Lots of condos and commercial development has been built on 4th Avenue over the past few years.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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BP Oddo pushes for Brooklyn Brewery to set up shop on Staten Island's West Shore

Meeting Wednesday with brewery officials and representatives of Staten Island Marine -- the owners of the 675-acre parcel of land formerly earmarked for an 82,500-seat NASCAR racetrack -- Oddo said he's hoping to help turn the potential for the brewery to come to Staten Island into reality.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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