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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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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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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