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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 | NY1

For You: Disabled Brooklyn Student Says Access-A-Ride is Unreliable

The daily commute for one disabled Brooklyn student has become a struggle dealing with unreliable transportation.

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4 hrs ago | WABC 7

Dog saved from burning home in Brooklyn by FDNY

Brooklyn firefighters rescued a dog from a fire on Monday and will care for the dog at the firehouse until the owner recovers.

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8 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Perform at Jordan Brand Classic on Friday

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are supposed to be in the studio working on the follow-up to The Heist , but they're emerging here and there for various appearances.

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8 hrs ago | News12.com

Police search for suspected arsonist who allegedly started 3 church fires in Brooklyn

The church secretary who discovered the fire Monday morning says the suspect lit a box of candles on fire and left a trail of newspapers to fuel it.

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9 hrs ago | SILive.com

Dems could have primary in Staten Island/Brooklyn congressional race

The Rev. Erick Salgado, a Westerleigh resident and pastor of a Brooklyn church, has filed petition signatures to get into a battle with Domenic M. Recchia Jr., the Democratic Party pick.

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13 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

Homeless New Yorkers take up residence inside the Manhattan Bridge

Streets are flooded under the Manhattan Bridge in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.

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17 hrs ago | River Front Times

Six of the Most Underrated Songs of All Time

The world continues to burn, propelling artists such as Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and La Bouche to the top of the charts.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

McBrooklyn

De Blasio the Man: July 4th Fireworks Coming Back to Brooklyn

It was hugs all around on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade on Monday as Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the Macy's July 4th fireworks are finally returning to the East River and Brooklyn! Officials promised a spectacular display to be shot off the Brooklyn Bridge and from barges in the East River.

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NY1

Catholic High School in Brooklyn to Close at End of Academic Year

A Brooklyn Catholic school will shut its doors for good at the end of the academic year, leaving hundreds of students looking for a new school.

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Wall Street Journal

Slow-Smoked Texas Barbecue Via Brooklyn

These days, plenty of pitmasters recreate Texas barbecue in the limited space available to a restaurant in the city.

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New York Post

13-year-old Brooklyn boy shot in the head

The scene at Flatbush Avenue near Beverley Road in Brooklyn, where a 13-year-old was shot in the head Monday.

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NY1

Police Investigate After 13-Year-Old, 24-Year-Old Shot in Brooklyn

Authorities say the teen was shot in the back of the head but is in stable condition at Kings County Hospital.

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Community News

By Stephen Witt About 700 Bedford-Stuyvesant homeowners facing a lien on their property due to being behind on property taxes and/or water bills might be eligible for tax reductions, flexible payment schedules or even a reprieve on these bills thanks This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools.

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The Village Voice

Homebrew Community Shines at Pride of Brooklyn

Twenty-four sets of amateur brewers gathered in Gowanus on Saturday to compete for top honors at the Pride of Brooklyn Homebrew Festival.

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ABC News

Cook More, Stress Less With Meal-Kit Delivery

A handful of companies, such as Blue Apron, offer pre-measured ingredients for recipes delivered weekly.

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Grub Street

Platt: Debunking the Myth of Chinatown Restaurants

The food landscape in this ancient dining city is wreathed in endless myth and legend.

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Newsday

Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season -- with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Brouhaha Over the Beachfront Bathroom View

A battle over the location of a public beachfront bathroom in Brooklyn has become an unlikely test of Mayor Bill de Blasio 's vow to address the gap between the rich and the poor.

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The Real Deal

From left, firefighters respond to fire in Fort Greene brownstone, resident awaits rescue

A fire broke out on a five-story Brooklyn brownstone Saturday morning. The first floor of the residential building on Lafayette Avenue near Vanderbilt Avenue in Fort Greene erupted in flames shortly after 10 a.m. Residents heard an explosion before flames erupted on the first floor of the building.

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The Real Deal

From left, Jonathan Miller, Plymouth Street in Dumbo

The median monthly rent in north and northwest Brooklyn rose to $2,900 in March, more than 13% higher than it was last year, 26% higher than it was the year prior and roughly 35% above what it was back in 2008.

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