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  1. 6 Independent Bookstores Are Thriving a " Here's How They Do ItIt's not ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | New York Magazine

    The doors closed Friday on the beautifully vaulted century-old space that houses the Rizzoli Bookstore, only the latest in a long line of midtown book emporia whose steady mass extinction seems to so handily showcase the Death of Print.

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  2. moversGentrification Is Coming for QueensSales are way up: "Queens is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | New York Magazine

    Hello, Queens: Your moment has arrived. For years, Brooklyn has been the ascendant borough in the wake of Manhattan's increasing luxuriousness.

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  3. Park Slope Parents and Teachers Protesting a Terrible Testa A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | New York Magazine

    The New York State English Language Arts Exam, a highly controversial standardized test notorious for its difficulty, has adults in Brooklyn taking to the streets.

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  4. Read Spike Leea s Open Letter to the New York Times About...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | New York Magazine

    In Sunday's New York Times , film critic A.O. Scott delivered a nostalgic column about the ever-changing borough of Brooklyn and its portrayal onscreen, using Spike Lee's recent gentrification rant as a springboard.

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  5. Octogenarian Shoots Grandson and Grandson's Girlfriend in Murder-Suicide The grandson survived.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | New York Magazine

    At around 6 p.m. on Friday, 86-year-old Brooklyn resident Heriberto Pagan shot his grandson, 47-year-old Michael Feliciano, and Feliciano's girlfriend, 28-year-old Claritle Christina Huerta, on Staten Island before turning the gun on himself.

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  6. Take Your LicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 22 | New York Magazine

    MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery 1437 Second Ave., nr. 74th St.; 212-472-6249 The judges approved of the vivid pink color scheme and somewhat ridiculous cow motif in this newly arrived chain.

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  7. Play GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 22 | New York Magazine

    The 21 2-year-old is among the regulars at this new cafe-meets-playspace in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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  8. The Heights ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | New York Magazine

    Wedged between Park Slope and Fort Greene, Prospect Heights has always been the forgotten neighborhood at the heart of Brooklyn's brownstone revival, quietly evolving from seventies poverty to small-scale gentrification - until Frank Gehry's gargantuan Atlantic Yards project last year.

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  9. Things That Go Bump in the NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | New York Magazine

    Whether it's thrills or chills you're after, these haunted houses, fright flicks, and masquerade balls should do the trick.

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  10. Rent a PoodleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Since 1991, this nonprofit has been rescuing animals from kill shelters and putting them up for adoption.

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  11. Six Music Shows to Catch This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Lorde Roseland Ballroom , 239 W. 52nd St., nr. Broadway; 212-247-0200; 3/10-3/12 at 7 p.m. When this teen popster with a-goth look last came through from her native New Zealand, it was right around the release of her stunning and moody debut, Pure Heroine .

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  12. Someone Spray-Painted a Do the Right Thinga Next to Spike Leea s Old...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | New York Magazine

    And an anarchy symbol, of course. NY1 has the exclusive , days after Spike Lee complained about disrespect by newcomers to the Brooklyn neighborhood: A Fort Greene resident, who lives next door to the director's father, "woke up Friday morning to find someone spray painted 'Do the Right Thing' more than once on his home," and broken a window.

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  13. Where to Watch the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Riviera Sundays R'OSCARS Black Tie Affair Lavo ; 39 E. 58th St., nr. Park Ave.; 8 p.m. Like heading to the after-party before the shindig has even started, this Sunday, the night club turns its regular over-the-top Riviera dinner party-complete with magicians, burlesque dancers, and more-into a swankier affair, with its black-tie Oscar viewing.

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  14. Rookie NYPD Officer Shot in the Legs in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | New York Magazine

    An NYPD officer who just graduated from the police academy in December was shot three times on Wednesday evening while trying to arrest a fare beater on a bus in Crown Heights.

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  15. Spike Leea s Amazing Rant Against Gentrification: a We Been Here!a He told fellow Brooklynites.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Speaking Tuesday night in Brooklyn, blocks away from his company headquarters and his father's apartment, Spike Lee went off on how the neighborhood has changed.

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  16. Hipster Beard Transplants Are at Least Kind of a ThingAccording to the doctors who sell them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | New York Magazine

    According to the doctors who sell them . DNAinfo reports that facial hair transplants are hot right now among young, stylish men, who pay up to $7,000 to enhance their visible manhood.

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  17. Pretty Much No One in Greenpoint Uses CondomsFire up those Girls jokes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Other places weren't much better: 80 percent of Ridgewood and Forest Hills dudes said they didn't use condoms in 2012, as did 78.7 percent of those in Northern Staten Island and 78.4 percent on the Upper West Side.

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  18. Talking Transition Survey Tells De Blasio's Tale of Two CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Talking Transition was an odd enterprise during its two-week-long run in mid-November: It was an earnest attempt at broadening the public dialogue that also felt like a very expensive 3D commercial for the liberal values of the dawning De Blasio era.

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  19. New York Chefs Tout Local Snacks Before Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Super Bowl food tends to be pretty unfussy stuff: chips, wings, anything that can be served in a plastic bowl and consumed by the hundreds.

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  20. Yoga Should Be a Culture, Not a CultRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | New York Magazine

    The young woman couldn't do the poses, Polachek wrote; instead, in her "despair," she stared with "resentment and then contempt" at Polachek's "skinny white girl body."

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