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

    Monday Jan 26 | 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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  2. Amazing Pictures Of Relentless Snow Blanketing The NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  3. Here's Why Etsy, The E-Commerce Company That Could IPO This Quarter, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | 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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  4. Stunning Drone Video Tours NYC's Five Boroughs From the SkyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | 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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  5. The Republican Party's Rebranding Effort Might Be Headed For A Roadblock In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Here's The Astounding View From The Top Of New York's Tallest Apartment BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The luxury condo stands at 1,396 feet, slightly taller than One World Trade Center, which is 1,362 feet tall . It contains 104 condos, including ten floors of penthouses.

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  17. Check Out The Insane Amount Of Good Food That Starbucks And Trader Joe's Throw Out Every NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Dumpster diver Robert Hernandez looks through garbage bags outside of the Starbucks at Court and Joralemon streets in Brooklyn, New York. "I had my qualms about diving, but once I got started, I knew I would never stop," Robert Hernandez tells me before pulling a heavy black garbage bag up from the street curb.

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  18. I Went 'Dumpster Diving' And Was Stunned By How Much Good Food America Throws AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Avid dumpster diver Robert Hernandez looks through garbage bags outside of Starbucks on Court St and Joralemon St in Brooklyn. "I had my qualms about diving, but once I got started, I knew I would never stop," Robert Hernandez tells me before pulling a heavy black garbage bag up from the street curb.

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  19. 5 Reasons Amazon Should Open Brick-And-Mortar StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Racks of shoes wait to be photographed at Amazon's Fashion Studio in Brooklyn, New York. Opening physical retail stores could help Amazon's fashion business.

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  20. The 25 Coolest New Businesses In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Often chided as the "hipster" or "stroller central" outer borough, Brooklyn, New York, is home to a thriving and diverse small business scene. We scoured its 71 square miles, as far north as Greenpoint and deep as Bay Ridge, to find the shops, restaurants, bars, and startups worth the trek from Manhattan.

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