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    Thursday Feb 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Eric Clapton with his grandmother Rose Clap, who raised Eric from infancy, in the house he bought her in Surrey, England. I just managed to convince my grandmother that it was a worthwhile thing to do and when I did finally get the guitar, it didn't seem that difficult to me.

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  2. Black New York politician apologizes for saying, 'White people don't eat the way we do'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    An African-American politician in Brooklyn, New York issued an apology Tuesday for saying that "white people don't eat the way we do." Montgomery's remark about eating habits appeared in an article in the Brooklyn Paper where she discussed the impending closure of a local supermarket.

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  3. Here are millennials' favorite neighborhoods in 6 big US citiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The Generationed City project at the University of Waterloo, led by Professor Markus Moos, seeks to understand the social, economic, and geographic characteristics of different age groups in the US and Canada. One of their projects is to map which cities and neighborhoods have the highest concentrations of young adults .

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  4. Democrats will hold their big 2016 convention in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The national Democratic Party announced on Thursday that Philadelphia will host the convention to officially nominate their 2016 presidential nominee. "I am thrilled to announce that Philadelphia will host the convention where we will nominate the 45th President of the United States," Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz , the chair of the Democratic National Party said in a statement.

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  5. Amazing Pictures Of Relentless Snow Blanketing The NortheastRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Watersblogged

    The first major snowstorm to hit the Northeast in 2015 has arrived, and it's shaping up to be just as massive as we thought. The storm is affecting the east coast from New Jersey to Maine.

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  6. Amazing Pictures Of Relentless Snow Blanketing The NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The skyline of lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge is seen in falling snow as seagulls fly above the East River and New York Harbor as seen from the Brooklyn shore, January 26, 2015. Here are some cars slowly making their way down 7th Avenue in falling snow in New York.

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  7. Here's Why Etsy, The E-Commerce Company That Could IPO This Quarter, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Etsy, the e-commerce company that Bloomberg reports could IPO this quarter , has been happily based in Brooklyn, New York, since it launched in 2005. Business Insider visited t he company's gorgeous DUMBO headquarters in September , but Etsy is in the midst of designing a new space, also in DUMBO, that will be able to accommodate more than 300 new local employees .

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  8. Stunning Drone Video Tours NYC's Five Boroughs From the SkyRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Living here we can get caught up in our day-to-day routines, only occasionally venturing to new territory. And many visitors don't see much beyond Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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  9. The Republican Party's Rebranding Effort Might Be Headed For A Roadblock In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A special election to replace a controversial former New York City congressman could have national implications for the Republican Party. Both activists and Republican operatives say the likely frontrunner to run on the GOP line could cause widespread protests that would do lasting damage to the party's attempts to diversify its brand.

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  10. US mass rallies attract thousands over police killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Watersblogged

    At least 25,000 protesters paralyzed parts of New York and thousands more marched in Washington, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police. The rallies in the capital, New York, Boston and in several Californian cities were among the largest in a growing protest movement sparked by the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. Grand jury decisions not to prosecute the white officers responsible for 18-year-old Brown's death and a fatal chokehold on New York father of six Eric Garner in July, have triggered weeks of protests.

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  11. US mass rallies attract thousands over police killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    At least 25,000 protesters paralyzed parts of New York and thousands more marched in Washington, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police. The rallies in the capital, New York, Boston and in several Californian cities were among the largest in a growing protest movement sparked by the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. Grand jury decisions not to prosecute the white officers responsible for 18-year-old Brown's death and a fatal chokehold on New York father of six Eric Garner in July, have triggered weeks of protests.

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  12. Here's A Block-By-Block Look At Who's Making How Much Across NYC's 5 BoroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Inequality in the US is a huge issue , and this inequality can be seen by looking at New York City's neighborhoods. The Census Bureau recently released data from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey .

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  13. Finally! Brooklyn Is Getting Its Own Apple StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Watersblogged

    Steve Cuozzo at the New York Post reports Apple will open a store in Williamsburg in the first half of 2015. It will be at 247 Bedford Ave., at the corner of 3rd St. "The two-story brick structure, a few blocks from the Bedford Avenue L station, is getting a whole new look, featuring dramatic, arched windows, to be completed in April 2015," Cuozzo says.

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  14. Finally! Brooklyn Is Getting Its Own Apple StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Steve Cuozzo at the New York Post reports Apple will open a store in Williamsburg in the first half of 2015. It will be at 247 Bedford Ave., which is 3rd St. and Bedford Ave. "The two-story brick structure, a few blocks from the Bedford Avenue L station, is getting a whole new look, featuring dramatic, arched windows, to be completed in April 2015," says Cuozzo.

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  15. Protests Erupt In NYC After A Grand Jury Didn't Indict Cop Involved In Chokehold DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Demonstrators took to the streets of New York City hours after a grand jury announced its decision Wednesday to not indict the white officer involved in the death of an African-American man in Staten Island. Earlier in the evening they blocked the West Side Highway and are now moving on, marching across the entire midtown area.

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  16. How Thanksgiving Took The Place Of An Awesome Military CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Print showing a man on a flagpole replacing the British flag with an American flag as the British fleet departs New York Harbor. If you asked a New Yorker, or anyone from the Northeastern Seaboard for that matter, 150 years ago if they were excited for Thanksgiving you would have received a blank stare.

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  17. Protesters Shut Down New York Bridges Over Ferguson DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Thousands of protesters gathered in New York's Union Square and marched through the city following the decision by a grand jury to not indict police officer Darren Wilson , who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Following the grand jury's decision, crowds marched north from Union Square towards into Times Square and south through Washington Square Park before heading east, towards Brooklyn.

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  18. Get Out of Manhattan: The Best Things To Do In The Outer BoroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    There's Astoria, Crown Heights, Elmhurst, Bushwick, Greenpoint, Long Island City, Flushing, and 300 other neighborhoods in this city of 8 million people. I've just moved here, and I've been exploring some of what this huge place has to offer.

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  19. These Maps Show Exactly How Much Hipsters Have Taken Over New York City In The Last Five YearsRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In the past few years, hipsters have become so ubiquitous in New York City that they've come to define certain neighborhoods: P that show exactly how much hipsters have taken over New York City in the last five years. Their maps, spanning from 2010 to 2014, document how often people mention the It should come as no surprise that in 2010 almost all of the hipsters were hanging around Williamsburg and the Lower East Side.

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  20. Why Google Loves Hiring From Teach For AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A company spokesperson tells Business Insider that there are currently more than 100 people at Google who previously did Teach for America , a two-year program that places elite college graduates as teachers in under-resourced urban and rural public schools. Google loves hiring people from the program because it requires new graduates to think on their feet and achieve success in a challenging new environment, two traits the company feels people will need to master once they get to Google.

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