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  1. CMJ Music Marathon GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    Dej Loaf 10/21 at Rough Trade The Detroit native may be diminutive, but she's living large with subversively sweet vocals, spitting murderous rap on her breakout, the grimy and cool 'Try Me,' which earned her a signing to Columbia and, more important, got her quoted by Drake . Listen: " Try Me " The C stands for Comedy There are a few shows around town that incorporate laughs into their lineups.

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  2. Brooklyn Home Prices Hit a Crazy New RecordAbove pre-financial-crisis levels.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | New York Magazine

    It may be the most basic economic principle in the books - low supply, high demand - but it's having its way in Brooklyn's real-estate market. Though the number of sales practically plateaued at 2,077 transactions, according to third-quarter reports released today by Douglas Elliman, the median price for the borough now sits at a new record - $587,515 - above pre-financial-meltdown levels from 2007, a feat even Manhattan has yet to accomplish.

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  3. Brooklyn Coffee Shop Owner Posts Anti-Semitic Rants on Facebook, InstagramAnd then it got worse.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | New York Magazine

    Why is this new, artisanal coffee shop mad at the People of the Bagel? Because they're gentrifying, silly, and pushing out real Bushwick residents, like proprietors of fancy coffee shops. Hello, pot.

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  4. The Average Out-of-Network ATM Fee Is Now $4.35Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | New York Magazine

    An ATM machine on Third Avenue is viewed in New York on May 10, 2013, just one of the many that were used as cyber thieves around the world stole $45 million by hacking into debit card companies, scrapping withdrawal limits and helping themselves from cash machines, US authorities said May 9, 2013. The massive heist unfolded "in a matter of hours," said the US prosecutor's office for Brooklyn, New York.

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  5. Brooklyn Teacher Arraigned for Sexual Abuse of 5 StudentsAt P.S. 249 in Brooklyn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | New York Magazine

    A science teacher at P.S. 249 the Caton School is being arraigned by the Kings County district attorney on charges of sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Omil Carrasquillo, 36, allegedly groped or fondled five girls ages 9 to 11 in seven separate incidents, according to a press release from the D.A. The school removed Carrasquillo from the classroom and fired him Friday as soon as it learned of the charges.

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  6. NYPD Slams Pregnant Woman Onto the Street in Latest Rough Arrest VideoTough to watch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | New York Magazine

    The NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating the 72nd Precinct in Brooklyn for the second time in two weeks - the first was for this uncalled-for kick - after a tough-to-watch video surfaced on Facebook of an officer throwing a pregnant woman onto the ground and holding her stomach-down. Sandra Amezquita, five-foot-four and visibly five months pregnant, attempted to intervene in the arrest of her 17-year-old son for possession of a knife when she was manhandled.

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  7. Rock Paper Scissors Champion Hustling Unsuspecting Brooklynites Out of Beer MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | New York Magazine

    If a random thirtysomething dude in a hoodie sidles up to you at Union Pool and asks you to play Rock Paper Scissors, what the hell are you doing at Union Pool anyway? Thirty-two-year-old IT guy Brian Bennett once placed second at the 2006 World Rock Paper Scissors Championships. Now he spends his time trying to hustle unsuspecting Brooklynites out of beer money by challenging them to drunken rounds of the game.

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  8. Rare Photos of Debbie Harry From the Early Days of BlondieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | New York Magazine

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of Blondie, and to celebrate, the band's co-founder, guitarist, and songwriter, Chris Stein, has released a new photography book remembering its glory days. A Brooklyn native, Stein studied briefly at the School of Visual Arts before dropping out "to be a hippie," he writes in the book's introduction, and first met Debbie Harry in 1973.

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  9. The Former President of Georgia Now Enjoys a Charming Hipster...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Just because you used to be the leader of a small Eurasian nation doesn't mean you can't enjoy the simpler things in life, like drinking from a coconut at Smorgasburg or hanging out on the rooftop at the Wythe Hotel. Mikheil Saakashvili, who served as the president of Georgia for nine years before being voted out in 2013, now lives a charming existence in a cozy Williamsburg high-rise, rumored to be the same building where Tumblr founder David Karp resides.

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  10. What If Williamsburg Had an 'Urban Gondola' to the City?Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | New York Magazine

    A new proposal for something called the East River Skyway imagines a world in which 5,000 people per hour could get from gentrified Brooklyn to downtown Manhattan in four minutes flat without going underground. Sure, why not! The "urban gondola system" is the brainchild of CityRealty president Daniel Levy, who sees the futuristic cable-car pods traveling first from Williamsburg to the Lower East Side, and eventually connecting South Street Seaport, Dumbo, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Greenpoint, Long Island City, and the United Nations.

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  11. You Can't Afford BrooklynRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Manhattan who? Real estate database Streeteasy.com just released a report comparing median prices in Brooklyn to Manhattan's, and it proves something many of us have long suspected: Brooklyn is expensive, yo. So expensive, the price of real estate in some of its neighborhoods easily surpassed Manhattan's median sale price of $890,000.

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  12. Just in Time for the End of Summer, Five New Yorkers Come Down With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | New York Magazine

    While some West Nilecarrying mosquitoes were discovered in New York City back in July, it took until now for them to pass the virus along to local people. On Monday, the Health Department confirmed five human cases of the disease: two in Brooklyn, and one each in Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan.

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  13. It's Time For Your End of Summer Bedbug UpdateThey're still all over the subway.Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Summer is gone, but the subway's bedbug problem is not. The brave people at the New York Daily News have collected some data on 2014's underground outbreak, and it's going to make you pretty itchy.

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  14. 25 Things to See, Hear, Watch, and Read This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Records ; Patrick McMullan ; Justin Stephens/Courtesy of TNT ; Courtesy of Starz ) Books 1. Read All I Love and Know Timely, twice over.

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  15. Skeleton Wearing Brooklyn Nets Hats Poses in Prospect ParkKevin Garnett?Read the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | New York Magazine

    A jogger came across a very Brooklyn a art installation behind an iron fence on the south end of Prospect Park yesterday, NBC New York reports , in which a skeleton, dressed in a white tee, sweatpants, and a Nets cap throws up deuces while surrounded by cheesy portraits of flowers and an American flag.

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  16. transportation Why You Should Buy a Citi Bike Membership Right...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | New York Magazine

    If all goes according to plan, the buggy and cash-poor Citi Bike system could have a new owner by week's end.

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  17. How Not to Paint a Stolen Citi BikeA quick, sloppy coat of white paint is not going to do the trick.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Like putting a bad bumper sticker and some truck nutz on a lifted Ferrarri and hoping no one notices you, this quick and sloppy coat of white paint is just not going to do the trick.

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  18. G Train to Cause More Trouble Than Usual for Greenpoint ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Residents of Greenpoint and Long Island City won't have to complain about the G train's slowness and crowdedness for the next five weeks - because it won't be stopping in their neighborhoods at all.

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  19. Brooklyn Woman Charged With Murdering Neighbor, Dumping Body Parts on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Severed body parts kept turning up on Long Island this month, and while police were reportedly investigating a connection to the Gligo Beach serial killer, they now say they all belonged to a Brooklyn mother of four who was killed by her neighbor in a dispute over the rent.

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  20. The Weaknesses of Online DatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Matthew Kassel's New York Observer piece about his frustrations with online dating is sad, endearing, and very good.

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