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  1. Best Bets: Week of December 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | New York Magazine

    Tips from artist Jenny Kraft , who teaches recycled gift-wrapping at Astoria's new multipurpose venue Q.E.D. . The next class is December 17. Take an old box that used to hold cereal or spaghetti .

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  2. We Spent Nine Hours at Santacon So You Didn't Have ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | New York Magazine

    A gaggle of press gathers in Times Square a little after 9 a.m. for the first-ever Santacon press conference, which is being held to address a growing sentiment there are too many peeing, puking, and sexually explicit Santas in New York at the annual December event. Organizers are ready to put a good face, or at least beard, on this thing.

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  3. Protester Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Cops on the Brooklyn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | New York Magazine

    Though Saturday's massive demonstration against police brutality was almost entirely peaceful, the NYPD did manage to make one arrest . 29-year-old Eric Linsker has been charged with two counts each of assaulting a police officer, robbery, and rioting, plus resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, and pot possession.

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  4. 4 Funny New Web Series About Dating to Watch NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | New York Magazine

    As pretty much anyone with any in-the-field experience with modern dating can tell you, it doesn't take long for encounters with romantic potential to turn into unbelievable comedy. As such, it's no surprise that many up-and-coming comedians, actors, and directors have taken to mining their own dating experiences for new web series - A la Local Attraction , Connor Hines's wildly popular and hilarious miniseries about Tinder disasters .

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  5. Brooklyn Is Getting Its Own Apple StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | New York Magazine

    It's finally happening: The Apple is coming to Brooklyn. More specifically, it's coming to Williamsburg, because where else were they going to put it? The New York Post reports that "the tech-products powerhouse has signed a long-term lease for a 20,000-square-foot store at 247 Bedford Ave. at the corner of North 3rd Street."

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  6. Eric Garner Protesters Managed to Stop Traffic on the Staten Island...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | New York Magazine

    Demonstrations against the Eric Garner grand jury decision are still going strong in New York City , where protesters managed to shut down part of the Staten Island Expressway at 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Gothamist reports that around 30 banner-wielding people blocked Brooklyn-bound traffic near the Verrazano Bridge for seven minutes, a reference to the amount of time Garner was left lying on a Staten Island sidewalk after he was choked by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

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  7. city politicDe Blasio Is on the RiseHe's been lucky a " and good a " in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | New York Magazine

    It was another powerful Brooklyn figure, Branch Rickey, who supposedly coined the phrase, "Luck is the residue of design." But Bill de Blasio seems to be channeling the spirit of the old Dodgers general manager at City Hall lately.

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  8. Can de Blasio Please Police and Protesters?Hea s walking a fine line...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | New York Magazine

    Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke very slowly and for a very long time this afternoon and said very little that was overtly new or newsworthy. The ostensible subject was his plans for retraining the entire NYPD.

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  9. Brooklyn Is the Least Affordable Housing Market in the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | New York Magazine

    Brooklyn real estate is more expensive than ever, and according to one new study that looked at 475 counties around the country, the borough now also has the dubious distinction of being the U.S.'s least affordable housing market. Of the 475 counties analyzed by RealtyTrac through October, 98 areas weren't as affordable compared with the average level for the period starting in January 2000, the Irvine, California-based data company said in a report today.

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  10. 'It's Past the Point of No Return': An NYPD Officer Opens Up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | New York Magazine

    Huge protests erupted across New York City last night after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for the choking death last July of Eric Garner. The decision sparked outrage following a similar decision by a grand jury in Missouri a week ago, in the case of Michael Brown - another black man who died at the hands of a white police officer.

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  11. What Should the Mayor Do?Caught between an angry public and a wary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | New York Magazine

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds up a body camera that the New York Police Department will begin using during a press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. The NYPD is beginning a trial exploring the use of body cameras; starting Friday NYPD officers in three different precincts will begin wearing body cameras during their patrols.

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  12. Couple Rides the N Train So Much That They Decided to Get Married On It Only in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | New York Magazine

    "We've been through a lot. Good times, bad times, and a lot of the good times have taken place on the train.

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  13. Booze With ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | New York Magazine

    Sheltering Sky McCarren Hotel and Pool, 160 N. 12th St., 8th fl., nr. Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 718-218-7500 Escape to Morocco without leaving town at the latest in nightlife vet Nur Khan's empire.

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  14. Q-Tip Kept the Crowd Chanting at NYCa s Ferguson Protest "It's like...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | New York Magazine

    There was a familiar face among the crowd gathered in Times Square last night, holding "Racism Kills" and "Demilitarize the Police" signs, following the Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. His head covered with a black hoodie, the rapper Q-Tip shifted his weight from foot to foot, like a boxer just waiting for the bell to ring.

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  15. Woman Who Died in Brooklyn Is Being Tested for EbolaShe had recently traveled to West Africa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | New York Magazine

    On Tuesday a 40-year-old woman died of an apparent heart attack at a hair salon in Brownsville. While she showed no symptoms of Ebola, city heath officials are testing her remains out of "an abundance of caution" because she returned from West Africa 18 days ago.

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  16. Drunken, Vomiting Santas Relocating to BushwickSorry, Brooklyn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | New York Magazine

    SantaCon, the "convention" that turns the most wonderful time of the year into a piss parade characterized "by sexism, drunkenness, xenophobia, homophobia and enough incidents of public vomiting and urination to fill an infinite dunk tank," is bidding farewell to its East Village roots and heading to Brooklyn this year. Batten down the hatches! Bushwick Daily reports that SantaCon will be held on December 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bushwick.

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  17. Best Bets: Week of November 17, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | New York Magazine

    David Yurman , he of the signature twisted-metal-jewelry motif, on his brand's downtown flagship , debuting November 24. 'It wasn't till halfway through this project that I realized, 'I'm actually going to have a store in Soho.' In the late '60s, early '70s, I had a basement studio on Thompson where I welded bronze statues: Two of my bronze angels will be on display in the store, standing five feet tall by the entrance.

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  18. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | New York Magazine

    2. Or snuggle up to some art. The Renegade Craft Fair offers go-getters a jump on their holiday shopping ... 3. While Independent Projects , the smaller cousin of the edgy independent art fair, wraps up ten days this weekend.

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  19. galleryA Photographer Finds Psychedelic Beauty in the Filth of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | New York Magazine

    In the spring of 2010, around the same time the Gowanus Canal was declared an EPA Superfund site, photographer Steven Hirsch visited the fetid, dead-end waterway for the first time. "I'm not an environmentalist, and I wasn't going there to do any project, it was a just a day trip with a friend," recalls the Brooklyn native.

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  20. Someone Tried to Shoot Rapper Freddie Gibbs in Williamsburg Last...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Two men were shot and injured outside year-old Williamsburg record store and venue Rough Trade NYC last night, in an attack rapper Freddie Gibbs says was meant for him. "They tried to kill Tupac.

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