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Four Brooklyn men were under arrest Wednesday, charged with using a fake American Express card to fraudulently purchase Apple iPads and other electronics from a Target store in Valley Stream, Nassau County police said.
It's 3 p.m. on a Friday afternoon in Boerum Hill. The school bell rings and two doors burst open with a flood of children eager to begin their weekend.
The lawyer: Jo Anne Simon is the money leader in the race to replace state Assemblywoman Joan Millman so far.
Montreal's loud/ethereal No Joy are going on tour with Deafheaven and Indian Handcrafts -- a tour that kicks off in Brooklyn next month -- but before that they'll be below the border for a free show at Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Saturday with Black Pus, Cousin Brian and Flagland .
An NYPD union leader on Tuesday said he will not back Mayor Bill de Blasio's bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, warning that New York City is reverting to its crime-ridden "old days" under the administration.
Mayor Bill de Blasio appears to be avoiding Southern Brooklyn neighborhoods that supported his electoral rival, Joe Lhota, including Sheepshead Bay and Bensonhurst, according to a report in the New York Observer.
Over the weekend, Brooklyn was treated to a host of events. From Spike Lee's Michael Jackson tribute Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza to celebrating the 10th anniversary of AFROPUNK , there was no shortage of history making going on in Kings County.
Holocaust survivors in Brooklyn are not the only ones trying to keep their memories alive.
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Federico Castelluccio, who portrayed a hit man, and David Proval, who portrayed Richie Aprile, on the HBO mob series that starred the late James Gandolfini are going to direct and act in the film "Lily of the Feast," respectively.
"Keep in mind that in 1908, at the one year commemoration of this monument, there were 20,000 people in attendance, including military regiments and civilian personnel," said Society of Old Brooklynites member Daniel Cardona.
Doug Biviano, running for the 52nd Assembly District against Jo Anne Simon and Peter Sikora, argued his way into NY1's televised debate set for Monday night after being initially excluded due to his campaign's lack of financial filings.
Arcade Fire were joined by David Byrne for a performance of Suicide's 'Dream Baby Dream' during a live show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York last night .
A 24-year-old man was arrested after police say he climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and took pictures with his smartphone.
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