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Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

Aug 26, 14 Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

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Despite its deep Brooklyn roots AP&G, a midsized manufacturing company, will be re-planting itself across the Hudson in Bayonne, New Jersey. New York simply could not compete with New Jersey’s offer too good to be refused; $11 million in tax credits spread over the next ten years. New York’s counter offer? Free real-estate...

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German Artists Confess to ‘White Flag’ Caper

Aug 17, 14 German Artists Confess to ‘White Flag’ Caper

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A pair of German artists, Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke claim that they are the masterminds behind the placement of bleached-white American flags atop the two towers of the Brooklyn Bridge. They say they did it to honor the German designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, John Roebling, who died on July 22, 1869, the same day as the...

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Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

Aug 03, 14 Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

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With the help of volunteers from the Habitat for Humanity non-profit organization, Mildred Davis has finally been able to move back into her home which was rendered un-inhabitable by the hurricane force winds and surging ocean waters of Hurricane Sandy in the winter of 2012. Davis left her Coney Island home before the storm...

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Brooklyn Bridge Flags Stolen: Replaced with White Flags in Mysterious Bold Incident

Jul 29, 14 Brooklyn Bridge Flags Stolen: Replaced with White Flags in Mysterious Bold Incident

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Once again the security of the Brooklyn Bridge has been compromised. In what is the second incident of its kind, and according to police one of the most stunning security breaches in New York’s history, vandals somehow managed to climb both towers of the bride, remove the American flags that were flying there, and replace them with...

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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

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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... luxetoys.com.au | cordless vacuum best vacuum for pet hair 2014 weblink | Schenectady Family Court | adam and eve coupons | streaming film | Web cam room | Online chat | live Video chat | Free Video chat | live Video chat

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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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