Brooklyn Boom Extends to Gowanus

Dec 26, 16 Brooklyn Boom Extends to Gowanus

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Once disdained as a go-to place in Brooklyn, Gowanus, found between Park Slope and Carroll Gardens, has been making a (positive) name for itself. Once known for its stinky canal and plethora of car repair shops, the area has been remaking itself into a fun place to visit, and maybe even live. Here are a few new fixtures in the...

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Airbnb Under Fire in New York

Jul 05, 16 Airbnb Under Fire in New York

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A recent study conducted by “ShareBetter” entitled “Short Changing New York City,” investigated the effect Airbnb rentals have on the housing market in New York City. The report, which was commissioned by affordable housing advocates, longtime critics of Airbnb, found that 55 percent of the approximately 51,000 Airbnb listings in...

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The Battle of the Dems Comes to Brooklyn

Apr 11, 16 The Battle of the Dems Comes to Brooklyn

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After a few accusations and finger pointing, the two left-standing Democratic candidates, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, have agreed on a date for their face-off debate. The two presidential wannabes both have deep roots in the Empire State: Hillary is a former New York senator, and Bernie is a homie who left to the greener...

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Nets Cut Their Last Tie with New Jersey

Feb 29, 16 Nets Cut Their Last Tie with New Jersey

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The Nets are finally completely wedded to their home court in Brooklyn, no longer having to travel back to New Jersey for practice. “At last this day has come. The Nets are 100 percent in Brooklyn,” said Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center. “That’s presumably why we are...

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Brooklyn Criminal Court Clerk Subjected to Mistaken Raid

Feb 21, 16 Brooklyn Criminal Court Clerk Subjected to Mistaken Raid

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Janice Blackman, age 55, and a senior clerk in the Brooklyn Criminal Court, filed a lawsuit claiming that the police forced their way into her apartment after breaking down the door, made a mess of her apartment in a vain attempt to find drugs, forced her to lie on the floor in handcuffs, and left empty-handed. They left,...

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