Hoverboards May Not Hover, But they Do Spontaneously Combust

Jan 04, 16 Hoverboards May Not Hover, But they Do Spontaneously Combust

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As consumers continue to ignore the ban on using hoverboards in New York, the chances of seeing fires and explosions from these devices here mounts. For instance, last week New York saw its first hoverboard fire which began when a hover-board that was charging began to smoke, and then caught on fire. No one was hurt, but the fire...

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Newest Oldest Person is Brooklyn Resident Miss Susie

Jun 19, 15 Newest Oldest Person is Brooklyn Resident Miss Susie

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When the world’s oldest person, 116-year-old Jeralean Talley of suburban Detroit died this past Wednesday, the baton was handed to Brooklyn resident Susannah Mushatt Jones, the new world champion for longevity. Born in Alabama in 1899, Jones, or “Miss Susie” as most of her acquaintances call her, moved to New York when she...

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Ads and Commercial Arm Added to Nancy Glass Productions

Jun 15, 15 Ads and Commercial Arm Added to Nancy Glass Productions

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Nancy Glass Productions, a Philadelphia-based full service production company, recently expanded their already comprehensive list of services by adding a new division to their repertoire. Headed by Ben Fetterman, the director of business development at Nancy Glass, the Advertising & Commercial Division will meet what has been...

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Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Jun 14, 15 Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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The beautiful environment of the famed Brooklyn Botanic Garden just got even more child-friendly. The recently opened Discovery Garden, designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, maintains the authentic feel of being surrounded by nature, while at the same time opens up the mind of children of all ages to the surprises and...

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Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

Jun 07, 15 Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

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A spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health did not say how many companies are applying for licenses to dispense medical marijuana, but he did say five licenses will be issued. Each license will allow each vendor the rights to establish four dispensaries throughout New York. One company, PalliaTech, signed a lease on...

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