A Cannabis Grew in Brooklyn

Jan 26, 14 A Cannabis Grew in Brooklyn

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Ten unusual photos posted on a mesmerizing Brooklyn Public Library blog illustrates the amazing, and little known fact that several neighborhoods in Brooklyn used to be covered in marijuana. According to the blog “razor-toothed fronds of 10 foot tall Cannabis sativa plants could be seen all around the city happily waving in...

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Mandela’s Daughter Honored at Brooklyn Wine Tasting Event

Oct 20, 13 Mandela’s Daughter Honored at Brooklyn Wine Tasting Event

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Thursday evening’s Toast of Brooklyn Wine and Food Festival honored the daughter and granddaughter of famed South African leader Nelson Mandela with the bestowal of the World Humanitarian Award. The ceremony featured the new wine venture in which the Mandela family has embarked known as “House of Mandela.” The award itself is to...

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Prospect Park Dissed by Nickelodeon Event Fans

Sep 25, 13 Prospect Park Dissed by Nickelodeon Event Fans

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A may have been a Worldwide Day of Play for 35,000 romping restless children and their families, but Prospect Park’s Nethermead field did not fare quite as well, according to the park’s usual patron’s. “They did a number on the Nethermead yet again,” said Prospect Lefferts-Gardens resident Noel Hefele. By “again” Hefele was...

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From Lincoln to King: The Great March on Washington

Aug 29, 13 From Lincoln to King: The Great March on Washington

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One could say that the Great March on Washington parallels the march through time of the history of slavery in America. The first slaves were brought to the new found continent of America in 1619 when the first European settlement of Jamestown was established. Over 200 years later the issue of slavery was so explosive that it led...

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Graffiti Artist Breaks Into the Gallery Scene

Jul 02, 12 Graffiti Artist Breaks Into the Gallery Scene

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Whether you love graffiti or not, and whether you consider it an art form or not, the Pandemic Gallery at 37 Broadway does. Mutz, or Moody, a graffiti vandal who has managed to turn himself into an artist, is now exhibiting some of his work at the gallery. Growing up in Bensonhurst, he’s been writing his tag on the walls of the are... green coffee extract | seo company london | pirater un compte facebook gratuit

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Bias Monitor Appointed to Oversee Hiring at FDNY

Nov 09, 11 Bias Monitor Appointed to Oversee Hiring at FDNY

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Mark S. Cohen, former assistant US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and presently a partner at a Manhattan law firm since 2002, was appointed by Brooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis to monitor alleged bias at the Fire Department of New York. Cohen’s mandate will be to check that the nation’s largest fire...

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