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  1. Brooklyn Sets Up Hate Crimes UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson has created a unit dedicated to investigating hate crimes, coinciding with a steep rise in reports of racially and religiously motivated attacks across the borough. While Kings County has historically been known as an ethnic melting pot, Brooklyn in recent years has consistently led the other boroughs in hate crime attacks, according to law-enforcement data.

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  2. Photos of the Day: Sept. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Wall Street Journal

    Firefighters and members of the Japan Self-Defense Forces carry a person rescued from a cabin, top left, near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan on Sunday. Mount Ontake erupted Saturday, spewing large white plumes of gas and ash high into the sky and blanketing the surrounding area in ash.

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  3. The Art Is Free---If You Can Find ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Wall Street Journal

    The first Friday of every month, the 33-year-old Mr. Neri wakes up and begins obsessively refreshing his Instagram feed, looking for his next acquisition. Mr. Neri-along with hundreds of others citywide-participates in Free Art Friday, a social media scavenger hunt that uses the popular photo-sharing app to connect street artists with fans seeking small, free samples of their work hidden across the five boroughs.

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  4. Restored, a 'Crown Jewel' ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Wall Street Journal

    After nearly 3A1 2 years of restoration work, "Night Presence IV," a 22-foot tall abstract steel sculpture by Louise Nevelson, was reinstalled at its longtime site on the Park Avenue median at 92nd Street. "This is one of the crown jewels" in the city's public art collection, said Jonathan Kuhn, director of the New York City Parks Art & Antiquities division and its Citywide Monuments Conservation Program, which performed the restoration work.

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  5. Missing Brooklyn Student FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Wall Street Journal

    Nashaly Perez, who suffers from mental and emotional conditions including bipolar disorder and ADHD, was reunited with her parents Thursday morning at the New York Police Department's 60th precinct stationhouse. Police said the Nashaly was found at a friend's house in Brooklyn at 7 a.m. after the friend's mother called authorities.

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  6. Perking Up For 'Friends' AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Wall Street Journal

    Central Perk, the coffee shop that was at the center of 'Friends,' was recreated in SoHo. Above, the store's signage.

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  7. Officers Train With NYPD's Twitter PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    The New York Police Department's commanders are highly-trained veterans capable of wrangling hardened criminals and rookie officers. Sharing their thoughts in 140 characters without a gaffe is another matter.

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  8. Brooklyn Photography by Way of PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Wall Street Journal

    After four decades of capturing scenes and residents of Brooklyn, the photographer Jamel Shabazz said he has come to know the borough's cultural cachet, the artistic vibrations that have drawn people to its diverse neighborhoods. So Mr. Shabazz wasn't surprised when a request came in to curate a screening of photographs focused solely on Brooklyn-from Poland.

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  9. 'We Live in Brooklyn, Baby'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Wall Street Journal

    A screening of images of Brooklyn by more than 40 photographers will open Photoville, the pop-up photography showcase at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photographer Jamel Shabazz worked with the art organization United Photo Industries to put together a slideshow of photos from Brooklyn from the 1980s to the present.

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  10. New York City Public Library Branches Need $1.1 Billion in Repairs: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Wall Street Journal

    The City Has a "Broken Funding System" in Which Libraries Rely too Much on Discretionary Funds From City Council Members People are seen here using computers where staff created their own blinds at the Brooklyn Public Library Pacific branch on 4th Avenue in Brooklyn on Sept. 12. New York's public library branches need $1.1 billion in repairs to fix leaky roofs, broken air-conditioning systems and a host of other problems, according to a report released Monday by the Center for an Urban Future, a New York-based think tank.

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  11. Old, New Buildings Draw Crowds to Dutch KillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Wall Street Journal

    The industrial Dutch Kills neighborhood, part of sprawling Long Island City in Queens, has long been a concrete-heavy stop of last resort for those fleeing the pricier boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The area, once a sleepy 17th-century Dutch farming community settled around a "kill," or stream, has historically been a bleak mixture of warehouses, auto body shops and rail yards, with a sprinkle of single-family homes, built up around the Queensboro Plaza transiaptsandlofts.com hub.

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  12. Five Artists to Watch at Crystal Bridges' 'State of the Art' ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Wall Street Journal

    For the new exhibit 'State of the Art,' Crystal Bridges searched outside traditional art hubs for underappreciated artists. Pictured, Nathalie Miebach's 'I Dreamed She'll Ride Us All Again' The whole world is watching.

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  13. Primary Day for Cuomo, TeachoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Wall Street Journal

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will seek to fend off an unexpectedly energetic Democratic challenger in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, a race in which he has expended limited campaign-trail effort while shoring up significant institutional support. Mr. Cuomo, a first-term Democrat, faces law school professor Zephyr Teachout, whose upstart candidacy has been championed by the left-most wing of the Democratic Party, but hasn't attracted robust fundraising or organizational resources.

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  14. From Sugar High to Runner's HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Wall Street Journal

    Christina Tosi runs on a sugar high most days. As the chef and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar, she develops and tastes candy-bar pies and cornflake-chocolate-chip-marshmallow cookies at the company's central bakery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which produces baked goods daily for five retail outlets in New York City and a location in Toronto.

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  15. For Rizzoli, a New Nook in NomadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Wall Street Journal

    When Rizzoli closed its doors at 31 W. 57th St. in April, the elegant bookstore promised it would be back. But given the challenging economics of brick-and-mortar bookstores, I assumed Rizzoli was toast and assigned it a choice niche in the columbarium of my memory.

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  16. New York City Eyesore Sells for MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Wall Street Journal

    An empty Upper West Side townhouse located on West 76th Street, which has been boarded up for more than three decades recently, sold for $6.6 million last month. For decades along West 76th Street, neighbors watched with mounting alarm as a vacated brownstone, traces of its 19th-century glory still etched into in its facade, fell into deeper and deeper disrepair.

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  17. Saving New York's Neighborhood HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Wall Street Journal

    Yvonne Stafford, left, talks about her Harlem childhood with Kyle Ann Stokes for the New York Public Library's oral-history project.

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  18. New York's G Train Returns to ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Wall Street Journal

    Subway riders between Brooklyn and Queens are set to regain uninterrupted G train service as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reopens a tunnel heavily damaged by superstorm Sandy.

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  19. Before the Parade, a Barrage of BulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Wall Street Journal

    A COLORFUL CARNIVAL: Women in elaborately beaded costumes and feather headdresses-and even a few with glittering skin-danced with abandon through the streets of Brooklyn during the annual West Indian Day Parade.

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  20. NYPD Officer Shot in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Wall Street Journal

    Officer John Hirschberger, 28 years old, suffered a graze wound and was treated and released from Kings County Hospital, police said.

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