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  1. 1,700-Apartment Portfolio in New York City to Be SoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    A portfolio of about 1,700 apartments that was the subject of one of the largest foreclosure proceedings in New York City in recent years is being sold.

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  2. New York's Double-Edged Hotel BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Wall Street Journal

    There was a time when travelers in Brooklyn and Queens struggled to find overnight shelter, thanks to the sheer paucity of hotels. Excluding a few airport inns, the New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, opened in 1998, was the borough's first new full-service hotel since Herbert Hoover was president.

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  3. Violent Night Leaves One DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Wall Street Journal

    A man was stabbed to death in Queens and a teenage girl was shot in the Bronx, two incidents among a dozen that saw 14 people either shot or stabbed in a nine-hour period across New York City over the weekend, police said. Of the shootings, eight people were injured in the Bronx, three were wounded in Brooklyn and another was hurt in Manhattan, officials said.

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  4. Film on Japanese Disabled Wrestlers to Premiere...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Wall Street Journal

    A documentary about a small troupe of disabled wrestlers based in Tokyo aims to challenge public perceptions toward disabilities when it premieres at an international film festival in Toronto later this month. Five years in the making, the film follows the story of Shintaro Yano, a janitor with cerebral palsy who moonlights as a wrestler for Doglegs -the name of the group and the title of the film.

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  5. Brooklyn's Priciest Condo Listed for $32 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Wall Street Journal

    Listed at $32 million, this roughly 11,000-square-foot apartment is believed to be the priciest condo ever to hit the market in Brooklyn. Andrew Kiracofe The One Brooklyn Bridge Park apartment has views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.

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  6. Electic Group of New York City-Area Properties...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Wall Street Journal

    The Waccabuc Historic District in the Westschester County town of Lewisboro is a largely agricultural community of pastureland, meadows and lakes. The five New York City-area places nominated for state historic preservation status by Gov. Andrew Cuomo 's administration include a park commissioned by urban planner Robert Moses in the Bronx, a Bauhaus-designed Jewish center in Brooklyn and a 10-foot-wide "skinny" house built in Westchester County.

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  7. American Bistro That's a Bit ExoticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Wall Street Journal

    Cooklyn is a type of restaurant that's old hat for Brooklyn. It's a New American bistro serving local, seasonal food, in an elegant space that doesn't feel precious.

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  8. In Manhattan's Chinatown, Signs of ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Wall Street Journal

    The ethnic enclave of Chinatown, with its narrow, winding streets crowded with vendors, shoppers, tourists and locals, has so far experienced less new development than other lower-Manhattan neighborhoods. But real-estate brokers and locals say they see signs that change is on the way.

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  9. City Grieves for 7 Young Brooklyn Fire VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Gabriel Sassoon, center, the father of the seven children who were killed in an early-morning house fire in Brooklyn Saturday, leaves the funeral of his children Sunday afternoon. Gabriel Sassoon, a devout Orthodox scholar, spent Friday and Saturday morning at a spiritual retreat in Manhattan.

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  10. Brooklyn House Fire Leaves Seven Children DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    A fire at a Brooklyn home early Saturday left seven children dead. The city's fire commissioner said the blaze may have been caused by a hotplate that had been left on overnight.

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  11. Seven Children Die in Brooklyn House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    A fire at a Brooklyn home early Saturday left seven children dead. The city's fire commissioner said the blaze may have been caused by a hotplate that had been left on overnight.

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  12. Report: New York Public Libraries in Dismal ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    The Ulmer Park Library in Brooklyn has chronic leaks and water damage, particularly on the ceiling over the heavily used Chinese-language section. The Ulmer Park Library in Brooklyn's Bensonhurst neighborhood suffers from chronic leaks, its ceiling panels stained and crumbling over the heavily used Chinese-language section.

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  13. In Sunset Park, Doubts About Development PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    A $1 billion plan to transform a waterfront industrial complex with retail space, hotel rooms and university facilities could make the middle-class Brooklyn neighborhood of Sunset Park feel more like Chelsea or Dumbo.

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  14. Viggo Mortensen in Historical Fantasy, and Italian Suspense FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Time and space feel elastic in this quasi-Western historical fantasy. Viggo Mortensen stars as Dinesen, a Danish engineer assisting in the Argentine takeover of 19th-century Patagonia, a landscape captured in near-lunar remoteness.

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  15. Poetry Spotlight: 'Elegy Outside the ICU' by Patrick PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Speakeasy examines the poem "Elegy Outside the ICU," by Patrick Phillips. His new collection, "Elegy for a Broken Machine," was published this month by Knopf.

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  16. Fordham Fires Coach Tom PecoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Fordham University on Wednesday fired basketball coach Tom Pecora after five seasons, all of which ended with losing records. The school cited Pecora's 44-106 record and a 50% athlete-retention rate over the past four seasons as reasons for the decision.

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  17. Getting the Right MortgageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    The best deal for a borrower trading up to a bigger house may differ from the one for a first-home buyer. Property values are rising in many parts of the country, and prime home-shopping season is approaching.

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  18. Attorney General Pick Faces Delayed VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Loretta Lynch's nomination to become the next attorney general is being held up amid a Senate fight over two hot-button issues: abortion and immigration. A vote to confirm Ms.

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  19. 'Edit-a-Thon' Volunteers Revamp Female Artists' Wikipedia ProfilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    On Saturday, in a quiet room overlooking the snowy sculpture garden at New York's Museum of Modern Art , Jon Liechty was trying to translate the Wikipedia entry for the feminist artist Judy Chicago into Esperanto, an artificial language invented in 1887. Mr. Liechty, 50, who works in healthcare, was participating in the second annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, organized in collaboration with the nonprofit group POWarts .

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  20. Opinion: A Union Charter Flunks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    'Our schools will show real, quantifiable student achievement and with those results finally dispel the misguided and simplistic notion that the union contract is an impediment to success." So declared teachers union chief Randi Weingarten in 2005 upon launching the United Federation of Teachers charter school in Brooklyn, New York.

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