Grado Headphones Now Grow in Brooklyn

Jul 19, 15 Grado Headphones Now Grow in Brooklyn

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Grado Labs has been making wooden headphones whose quality has been satisfying such discerning customers as Mike Krieger, founder of Instagram, musician Neil Young, and film director Spike Jonze. The appeal is based on two major factors; their sound and their “made-in-Brooklyn pedigree. Now Grado has decided to take the concept to...

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Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

May 25, 15 Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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A new art installation recently opened in Brooklyn Bridge Park, entitled “Please Touch the Art.” Organized and sponsored by New York City’s Public Art Fund, the exhibit, which opened on May 17, is composed of three installations by Danish artist Jeppe Hein. The exhibit was curated by Nicholas Baume and includes Appearing Rooms,...

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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

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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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