Rare Bird Blows into Brooklyn

Dec 03, 15 Rare Bird Blows into Brooklyn

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Some people ogle movie stars, others like sports heroes, and then there are those who plotz for plumage. If you are one of the latter, then get out your binoculars, and head out to Prospect Park in the heart of Brooklyn, and see if you can’t get a gander of an extraordinarily rare site: a beautifully colored Painted Bunting. This...

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Capers Nominated for US Attorney Slot

Oct 12, 15 Capers Nominated for US Attorney Slot

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The White House announced last week that it was nominating Robert L. Capers, Brooklyn’s federal prosecutor, to the position of United States attorney covering the Eastern District. That includes Queens, Staten Island, Long Island as well as Brooklyn. Capers is 44, and has served as prosecutor for over 20 years and in the Eastern...

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The Laughs Grow in Brooklyn

Aug 20, 15 The Laughs Grow in Brooklyn

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Ever since 2013 New Yorkers have been treated to a comedy festival with that special Brooklyn flare, unexpectedly known as The Brooklyn Comedy Festival. This year the festival runs from Sunday, August 19 to Sunday, August 27, and is a full week of non-stop laughter. First conceived by comics Julian Kiani and Chris Nester several...

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Despite Odds Girl with CP Graduates Top in Class, Inspires Classmates

Jun 28, 15 Despite Odds Girl with CP Graduates Top in Class, Inspires Classmates

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One young woman from Brooklyn showed her classmates, and the world, that no matter the challenges, with enough hard work and will power, success is still attainable. Johileny Meran delivered the Valedictorian speech on Friday at the Juan Morel Campos Secondary School in Brooklyn. She graduated the top of her class and received a...

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Celebrities to Attend Super Pet Adoption Event

Dec 14, 14 Celebrities to Attend Super Pet Adoption Event

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Beginning on Friday, December 12 and continuing on until Sunday, December 14, New York’s Best Friends Animal Society will be holding the first event of its kind in the city, the New York City Super Adoption event. The Animal Society is bringing together over 800 dogs, cats and rabbits for people to choose from to bring home and...

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