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Brooklyn HS Names Athletic Field for Mandela

Jul 20, 14 Brooklyn HS Names Athletic Field for Mandela

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About 1,000 students and others attended a ceremony on what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 96th birthday in order to name their athletic field after the South African civil rights leader. On Friday, July 18, the sports field at Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant was renamed to honor the memory of the great leader,...

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Flying Swastika Spoils Beautiful Beach Day in New York

Jul 13, 14 Flying Swastika Spoils Beautiful Beach Day in New York

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In celebration of “World Swastika Rehabilitation Day” a fringe group of UFO enthusiasts known as the International Raelian Movement sponsored a cryptic message flown over Manhattan, New Jersey, Long Island and Brooklyn. The flying sign depicted the much maligned symbol of Nazism, hatred and murder, the swastika. Those who looked...

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New York Architecture: Old and New

Jul 10, 14 New York Architecture: Old and New

Posted by in Real Estate

Along with New York’s burgeoning economy, there is a real estate boom. This is having a positive impact on architectures, builders and engineers alike, boosting their businesses. According to recent data from Crain’s, in 2013, thousands of jobs were added in top architecture, construction and engineering firms, marking an 8 percent...

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Operation “Summer All Out” Bringing 300 More Cops to Brooklyn and the Bronx

Jul 07, 14 Operation “Summer All Out” Bringing 300 More Cops to Brooklyn and the Bronx

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In an effort to reduce the shocking surge in shootings in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will be taking many of his officers off their desk jobs and re-deploying them in the most violent precincts. According to an internal police memo dated June 30 Bratton outlined a plan called “Summer All Out.” An...

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Brooklyn Brands Booming Big Time

Jun 29, 14 Brooklyn Brands Booming Big Time

Posted by in All, Business

Brooklyn is so fab these days that wannabes are trying to copy us, so we are now taking some serious steps to prevent that from happening. Last week the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce kicked-off a “Brooklyn Made” program in order to certify the authenticity of products who dare to claim that they are actually and 100% truly “Made in...

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Tim Eberle Raps on About Brownstone, Brooklyn

Jun 26, 14 Tim Eberle Raps on About Brownstone, Brooklyn

Posted by in All, Art

When I grew up in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, there was something a little bit raunchy and tough about the place. It was the perfect place to be born if you wanted to get ahead in life. Just about anywhere you ended up was better than where you started. As a child, traveling with my parents every Sunday to visit my grandparents in...

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Looking for a chic and trendy name for your newborn baby girl? Consider Brooklyn.

Jun 22, 14 Looking for a chic and trendy name for your newborn baby girl? Consider Brooklyn.

Posted by in All, Lifestyle

During the past twenty years or so, giving your daughter the name “Brooklyn” has gone from kind of weird and wild, to popular and plucky. Rising from the obscurity of the 912th most popular baby name two decades ago to entering the highly popular zone of the top 30 names in each of the last 3 years, Brooklyn as a name is a sign... www.luxetoys.com.au | Web cam room | Online chat | live Video chat

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Kentile Sign Gets Last Minute Reprieve from Destruction

Jun 15, 14 Kentile Sign Gets Last Minute Reprieve from Destruction

Posted by in All, Gowanus

The heartwarming symbol of the heyday of Brooklyn industrial growth, the 50-year-old “Kentile Floors” sign was saved from oblivion by a group of fast-acting citizens and City Councilman Brad Lander. At the moment the sign towers eight stories high above a textile company owned by Eliahu Cohen. The actual Kentile Floors Company is...

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