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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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7 min ago | Billboard

Brooklyn Teen Metal Band Unlocking the Truth Gets...

Unlocking the Truth, the teenage Brooklyn band who signed a $1.7 million contract with Sony Music, including a $60,000 advance on a two-album deal with an option for four more records, will be the subjects of a feature documentary.


7 min ago | McBrooklyn

La Guelaguetza Festival New York in Brooklyn's Cadman Plaza Park

Music from the Oaxaca region of Mexico rang out over Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Sunday, for La Guelaguetza Festival New York sponsored by the Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Nueva York .


1 hr ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Katy Perry shows off her amazing body in plunging starburst bustier and sparkling trousers in NY

Katy Perry is known for her wild child style. And on Friday evening at her concert in Brooklyn, New York, the 29-year-old lived up to her reputation with a colourful and eye-catching ensemble, reminiscent of a night sky lit up with fireworks.


5 hrs ago | NY1

Brooklyn-Queens Greenway Advocates Bike for the Cause

Manhattan already has a greenway, a foot and bike trail that circles the island and advocates are now pushing for the completion of a similar greenway in Brooklyn and Queens.


8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

July 27: Guilt, smears and smokes

Edison, N.J.: To Voicer Julia G. Kite: It is best to take with a grain of salt what the guides at Auschwitz tell visitors.


12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Times Square 'Spider-Man' Arrested in Assault on Police Officer

The Spider-Man balloon as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2011.


13 hrs ago | Forward

Israel Thwarts Terror Attack at West Bank Checkpoint

The police stopped a suspicious-looking vehicle at the Beitar Illit checkpoint in the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem.

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16 hrs ago |

Baseball Hall of Fame: Joe Torre given old treasure from childhood home in Brooklyn

Joe Torre now lives in the town where he finished his Hall of Fame career, Los Angeles, yet still considers himself a New Yorker.


19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Sex predators going undetected in city neighborhoods

Spurred by the murder of Megan Kanka, the state's sex-offender warning system went into effect 18 years ago.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

All About Jazz

Vinicius Cantuaria and Bebel Gilberto at Celebrate Brooklyn

Vinicius Cantuaria and Bebel Gilberto Brasil Summerfest at Celebrate Brooklyn Brooklyn, New York July 18, 2014 On the opening night of the third edition of the city-wide Brasil Summerfest, guitarist took the stage with his quintet.


Free Republic

Watch What Happens When You Snatch a Cell Phone in Brooklyn

YouTube pranks seem to be a popular thing for 'bored' youth to do, but one video prank of snatching cell phones out of the hands of unsuspecting targets is met with some hostile responses.



Eric Garner's family seeks federal probe of police custody death

Family members of a man who died in police custody, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with federal prosecutors Friday to press for an investigation into the death.


USA Today

Brooklyn 'ground central' for wrongful conviction claims

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office has caught the nation's attention with a striking number of exonerations--seven people in six months--and a mountain of the country's toughest wrongful conviction claims to review.



Rashun Robinson of Brooklyn pleads guilty to shooting James Li, rookie NYPD officer

A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to shooting a rookie police officer who confronted him for boarding a bus without paying fare in February.


New York Daily News

July 26: Brooklyn Bridge, NYPD and affordable housing

It begs the question of what the NYPD officers, stationed 24 hours a day in patrol cars on each end of the bridge, were doing at the time.


Best of Brooklyn: The New York Shaving Company

Married couple John and Kim Scala founded the New York Shaving Company inside their Bensonhurst store basement nearly six years ago.


Fri Jul 25, 2014


No verdict in Darrell Fuller double-murder trial

Jurors in accused cop killer Darrell Fuller's trial didn't reach a verdict in three hours of deliberations Friday after the defense attacked eyewitnesses' reliability and a prosecutor cited "abundant" evidence against the defendant.


The Brooklyn Paper


Build it Back opening doors for homeowners: When she registered for Build It Back in October, Noelle Adamik of Gerritsen Beach was told she might wait more than a year for repair work on her damaged basement door, but after the Mayor DeBlasio announced changes to the program, Adamik's project was fast-tracked.



Gunfire Reported in Coney Island, Brooklyn,

From the scanner: A report of shots fired at West 33rd Street and Neptune Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn came in at 11:44 p.m. Thursday night, shortly after another report of shots fired in Bed-Stuy .


Tired of Omelets and Huevos Rancheros? Try an Eggless Brunch in Brooklyn

Whether they're scrambled or sunny side up, eggs are what eateries tend to lean on for weekend dishes - along with typical options like pancakes, French toast and granola.



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