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

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  2. US mass rallies attract thousands over police killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  3. Here's A Block-By-Block Look At Who's Making How Much Across NYC's 5 BoroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  4. Finally! Brooklyn Is Getting Its Own Apple StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  5. Protests Erupt In NYC After A Grand Jury Didn't Indict Cop Involved In Chokehold DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  6. How Thanksgiving Took The Place Of An Awesome Military CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 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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  7. Protesters Shut Down New York Bridges Over Ferguson DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Check Out Etsy's Offices, Which Are As Artsy And Quirky As Its Own WebsiteRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Etsy, the online marketplace that specializes in crafts and other artistic items , has a gorgeous office space in Brooklyn, New York. The company has been profitable since 2009, thanks to the site's more than 1 million active sellers, who made $895 million on goods last year.

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  17. Here's The Wild New Plan To Connect New York's Boroughs With A $100 Million Gondola SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Real estate firm CityRealty has unveiled a proposal for an urban gondola system, known as the East River Skyway , that would connect Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The design was presented at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit by Daniel Levy, president of CityRealty, and was inspired by the efficiency of high-speed gondolas in London, Rio de Janeiro, and Germany.

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  18. Meet Grace Choi, A Harvard Brainiac Who Is Showing The World How To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In May, Grace Choi presented a startup at New York technology conference, TechCrunch Disrupt. Her idea seemed too good to be true.

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  19. Remember CYNK? A New Report Says It Might Be Tied To A $500 Million Money-Laundering SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Faux reports that this week, U.S. prosecutors brought charges against a group of men that worked on the same floor, of the same office building in Belize that Cynk listed as its address in regulatory filings . U.S. prosecutors chasing an alleged $500 million money-laundering and penny-stock manipulation scheme brought charges this week in federal court in Brooklyn, New York against a group of men who worked on the same floor of a Belize office building that Cynk listed as its address.

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  20. Ex-Aeropostale Executive Gets Eight Years Prison Over KickbacksRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Christopher Finazzo, a former executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at Aeropostale, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf in Brooklyn, New York, to forfeit more than $25 million and pay the company $13.7 million in restitution.

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