Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

Jan 16, 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic assassination of one of the greatest leaders of modern times,  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If he would have lived until today, he would have turned 89 years old. It is hard to imagine in what ways the world would be different if he had indeed lived his life out until its full...

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Kingsland Wildflowers Gives Back a Little New York Nature

Dec 11, 17 Kingsland Wildflowers Gives Back a Little New York Nature

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One of Brooklyn’s most heavily industrialized sections, Greenpoint, has very little to offer residents by way of green areas. But there is a unique respite from concrete and brick, on the roof of Broadway Stages film studios on Kingsland Avenue. Known as Kingsland Wildflowers, the rooftop oasis is 22,000 square feet of native to...

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Subway Photo Helps Bring Business to Brooklyn Knitter

Dec 04, 17 Subway Photo Helps Bring Business to Brooklyn Knitter

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Louis Boria was just minding his own business, knitting on the subway, when Broadway actress Frenchie Davis snapped his picture. Simply impressed by this unusual site, Davis posted the picture of the unknown knitter on her Facebook page with the caption: ““This brotha on the train is my hero today,” and she added:...

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Train Clock Gives Commuters Heads Up at Home

Nov 26, 17 Train Clock Gives Commuters Heads Up at Home

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If you’re the kind of person that wants to know exactly how much time you have until your train arrives at the station, this personal train clock is for you. Just in time to makes it way under your Christmas tree, the NYC Train Sign is the home version of the digital displays we see popping up now all over the New York City subway...

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Puzzling Pop-Ups All Over Town

Nov 20, 17 Puzzling Pop-Ups All Over Town

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Adam Silver has always loved puzzles. Ten years ago, while working as an attorney in New York, Silver started a company out of his Flatiron apartment selling one very special puzzle. He and his company’s co-founder Sarah Dickenson, decided that puzzles needed a new look to really catch on as a hobby. “We started basically because I...

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Army Refuses to Change Names of Streets Honoring Confederate Generals

Aug 10, 17 Army Refuses to Change Names of Streets Honoring Confederate Generals

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In the 1840s two army soldiers who later fought for the South were stationed at Fort Hamilton, twenty years before the eruption of the bloody US Civil War. Those soldiers later became Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, among the most famous of the military men who fought on the side of the Confederacy. After the...

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