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  1. I just went to Wegmans for the first time ever - now I get what all the fuss is aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It seems every time someone mentions Wegmans, the insanely popular grocery store chain prevalent in upstate New York , people go absolutely nuts. Wegmans has 85 locations, and tens of thousands of enthusiastically loyal customers at each one.

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  2. The second oldest person in the world told us her secrets to a long lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Susannah Mushatt Jones has loved bacon for more than a century. She is 115 years old, and the meat is the first thing to disappear from her plate every morning, followed by eggs.

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  3. Hillary Clinton just had her first big outing in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dropped by at least two small businesses near her campaign headquarters in Brooklyn , New York, on Thursday afternoon. Employees who saw Clinton told Business Insider she purchased a salad, an iced tea, and a dress for her granddaughter.

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  4. Carbonated iced coffee drinks will be all the rage this summer - here's where to get a tasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Portland coffee juggernaut Stumptown will be offering a cold brew tonic at all of its locations, and smaller coffee shops like New York's Box Kite and San Francisco's Saint Frank Coffee have been serving fizzy iced joe for a while. , est.

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  5. Rand Paul has a plan to convince Jewish voters he's on their sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Paul's past support for ending US foreign aid to all countries, including Israel, and accusations linking his father , former Rep. Ron Paul , to anti-Semitic statements and groups may make it hard for him to attract Jewish voters. On Monday, Paul confronted what one rabbi described as this "elephant in the room" when he visited Torah Umesorah in Brooklyn, New York and met with Jewish leaders. 1 comment

  6. HBO officially told a Brooklyn bar to stop hosting 'Game of Thrones' viewing partiesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Sunday nights, some "Game of Thrones" fans in Brooklyn, New York, like to dress up in costume and head over to a cool bar-slash-movie theater called Videology and watch the latest episode as it airs live on HBO. HBO is apparently not pleased. 1 comment

  7. The truth about the mysterious center of the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Type "Where is the center of the universe?" into Google and you'll be surprised to learn that it's actually an art gallery in Brooklyn, New York . Of course, cosmologists who study the nature of the universe in which we live would disagree, but the real answer to this question has not been certain for very long.

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  8. Uber has an official policy on what to do when a baby is born in the back of a carRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Uber actually has a policy for when babies are born in the back of its vehicles. Customers whose newborns see their first glimmer of light in the back of an Uber are gifted an "Uber Rider Onesie," while drivers are given tickets to a sports match and have their cars cleaned for free.

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  9. Why Leah Remini left Scientology after 30 years with the churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    After 30 years as a devout Scientologist, actress Leah Remini abruptly left the church in July 2013, and she didn't go quietly. After the recent release of HBO's explosive Scientology documentary "Going Clear," Remini's story is now more relevant than ever.

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  10. There's something hilarious about Hillary Clinton's new officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Friday, news broke that former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had signed a lease to set up a new headquarters in Brooklyn, New York - and there's a very funny coincidence about the building's location. A spokesperson for Clinton did not immediately respond to an email from Business Insider asking if she is amused by this.

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  11. Hillary Clinton to set up 'Brooklyn Cool' headquarters in one of New York's wealthiest neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Lifeguard Vanessa Saliva cleans the water at the Floating Pool Lady, a swimming pool located on a barge anchored on Brooklyn's waterfront at Brooklyn Bridge Park beach. According to Politico , Bloomberg , and MSNBC , the Democratic presidential front-runner is setting up shop at One Pierrepont Plaza, an office tower based in the tony neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights.

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  12. Here's why Leah Remini left Scientology in 2013 after 30 years with the churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    After the recent release of HBO's explosive Scientology documentary "Going Clear," Remini's story is now more relevant than ever. no one is going to tell me how I need to think, no one is going to tell me who I can, and cannot, talk to."

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    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  14. Black New York politician apologizes for saying, 'White people don't eat the way we do'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  15. Here are millennials' favorite neighborhoods in 6 big US citiesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  16. Democrats will hold their big 2016 convention in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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