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Record Cold Chilling New Yorkers

Feb 22, 15 Record Cold Chilling New Yorkers

Posted by in All, New York

This winter seems to be getting worse by turns. Last week the temperature on Friday the 20th of February the thermometer plummeted down to a mere 2 degrees above freezing, lower than the previous record for the same day in 1950, when the temperature was a comparatively mild 7 degrees. In New York’s suburbs the temperature fell to...

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Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Feb 15, 15 Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Posted by in All, News, Sports

The bad weather of Winter Storm Juno, locked gates, nor surveillance cameras were enough incentive to three determined vandals on the evening of January 26, say Brooklyn police. The teens, as determined from videos taken by cameras on the premises, entered the Coney Island home turf of the Cyclones through a loading dock at about...

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Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

Feb 08, 15 Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

Posted by in All, Real Estate

An 18,000 square-foot, 150 year-old Brooklyn mansion, was put on the market for a stratospheric $40 million. The home is in Brooklyn Heights, at 3 Pierrepont Place, and its list price competes with some of New York’s fanciest Fifth Avenue townhouses. With 15 bedrooms and 16 baths, the home has some inspiring views of the Brooklyn...

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Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

Feb 02, 15 Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

Posted by in All, Health

Navigating one’s way through an illness, or the difficulties of aging can be a daunting process. Luckily there are several organizations that exist to offer a helping hand through the complexities of confronting illness. Brooklyn-based Refuah Resources, headed by Rabbi Shuky Berman with Jack Lefkowitz co-chairing the board,...

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Humans Raise $1 Million for Brownsville School

Bond trader turned photographer Brandon Stanton started the blog Humans of New York in 2010 when he was fired from his finance job in New York. Little did he know when he began his blog that one day it would have close to 12 million followers on Facebook and enough influence to raise large sums, to the tune of $1 million and...

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Newly Renovated Loews Kings Theater Celebrates Opening

Jan 25, 15 Newly Renovated Loews Kings Theater Celebrates Opening

Posted by in All, Entertainment

Built in 1929 and closed in 1977, the magnificent Loews Kings Theater is once again ready for business. Last week a host of officials were on hand to cut the ribbon officially welcoming this spectacular theater as the third largest in New York City, after Radio City Music Hall and the Paramount at Madison Square...

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Brooklyn Wind Turbine Proving “You Can Do It Anywhere”

Jan 18, 15 Brooklyn Wind Turbine Proving “You Can Do It Anywhere”

Posted by in All, New York

In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a proud wind turbine stands 160 feet tall, producing enough energy to completely power two homes for one year, or one 20-watt light-bulb for a century. However, this turbine will be used to supply about 4 percent of the power needs of a recycling plant at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal. At a...

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City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

Jan 13, 15 City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

Posted by in All, News

Robert Hill, Alvena Jennette and Darryl Austin, all half-brothers, will receive $17 million as compensation for spending 60 years in prison between the three men. Their convictions for murder, all made during the crime-laden 1980s, were overturned in May by State Supreme Court Justice Neil J. Firetog. All three cases involved the...

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