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Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

May 18, 15 Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

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In order for Lindsay Lohan to avoid about 6 months in jail for reckless driving, she will need to spend 115 hours doing community service before May 28 comes around. Lucky for the children at the Duffield Children’s Center in Fort Greene, Lohan started clocking those hours last Wednesday, bringing warm smiles to many of the...

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Call of Nature Leads to Arrest in Subway

May 10, 15 Call of Nature Leads to Arrest in Subway

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Lixence Exavier, 28, was just minding his own business at the Franklin Avenue Station in Brooklyn when he had a sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate. If only he remembered that he was also illegally carrying a .45 caliber Smith and Wesson M&P handgun and nine hollow point bullets, (oops) perhaps he would have held it in a...

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Spring in New York Means Masters at the Armory

May 06, 15 Spring in New York Means Masters at the Armory

Posted by in All, Art

Art lovers who enjoyed last year’s first international arts fair held within the venerable walls of the Park Avenue Armory will be pleased to know that the time has arrived for the second installment of this marvelous art show. And those who missed last year’s exhibit should be sure to take the time to explore the wonders of the...

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Brooklyn Betting on China as a New and Huge Trade Partner

May 03, 15 Brooklyn Betting on China as a New and Huge Trade Partner

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Chinese investors are the force behind Pacific Park, the uber-development which Brooklynites from way back refer to as the Atlantic Yards. In December the country’s largest state-owned property developers broke ground there on a mixed-income housing project. Brooklyn businessmen would not only like to see more Chinese money...

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Earthquake Shakes Brooklyn Friends of Two Missing Trekkers in Nepal

Apr 26, 15 Earthquake Shakes Brooklyn Friends of Two Missing Trekkers in Nepal

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Two friends, Danny Cole, 39, and Mendy Losh, 38, have their friends and family in Brooklyn praying for their safety after devastating earthquake in Nepal. The pair are both originally from Crown Heights although Losh now lives in Los Angeles. The two travel together every year, usually with a third friend, Zevi Steinhauser, 39, who...

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Diaper Thief Caught in Brooklyn

Apr 19, 15 Diaper Thief Caught in Brooklyn

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A man who had been stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of diapers at Stop & Shop Stores was arrested at his home in Bushwick on Thursday. Officials say that Kevin Hargrove, 24, was able to use the self-checkout lane at the store to purchase the diapers, but would switch the bar code labels on the diapers for items costing only...

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Brooklyn Little League Opens with Fun Day Parade

Apr 12, 15 Brooklyn Little League Opens with Fun Day Parade

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The sun is finally shining, the players are thawing, the field is newly trimmed: it must be Little League opening day in Brooklyn- lets have a parade! With smiles of excitement and joy, members of the Prospect Park Baseball Association’s Little League shared their feelings with their families as they walked down Seventh Avenue...

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Historic Paramount Theater Making a Comeback

Apr 08, 15 Historic Paramount Theater Making a Comeback

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The world’s first theater built for “talkies,” the Paramount Theater on DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues will be undergoing a 24-month renovation to transform it back into a performance space. The theater was designed by Rapp and Rapp, famed Chicago theater architects, and opened in 1928. The building is a rococo design and became a...

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