Former US Poet Laureate Mark Strand Dead at 80

Dec 01, 14 Former US Poet Laureate Mark Strand Dead at 80

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The US Academy of Poets announced on Twitter the death of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mark Strand. He died in the Brooklyn home of his daughter at the age of 80. Strand had served on the academy’s board of chancellors, and received the Pulitzer Prize of poetry in 1999. The prize was awarded for his collection of poems in a book...

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American King of the NBA and the British Royals to Rendezvous in Brooklyn

Nov 17, 14 American King of the NBA and the British Royals to Rendezvous in Brooklyn

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tsaiproject tsaiproject The British are coming…to Brooklyn next month. For the first time as a royal couple, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine (née Kate Middleton) will be visiting New York City. During their three-day visit on December 7-9 they are planning to catch a basketball game at Barclay’s Center, while...

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Cargo Ship Hits Brooklyn Bridge

Nov 09, 14 Cargo Ship Hits Brooklyn Bridge

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A cargo ship heading south along the East River struck the underside of the Brooklyn Bridge on Friday night, said the Coast Guard. Ali Flockerzi, spokeswoman for the Coast Guard, said that the “Rainbow Quest” left the Brooklyn Navy Yard at about 10:30pm, heading out to sea. At about 11:00pm the mast of the ship struck the bottom of...

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Upcoming: 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum

Oct 23, 14 Upcoming: 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum

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Next month, on November 12th, the 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum will take place at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Entitled “Riding the Wave: Institutional Capital for Shipping,” the corporate sponsors include a vast array of impressive names from ReedSmith and Jefferies to Pareto Securities, Evercore and Holland & Knight....

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Postal Worker Arrested for Hoarding Mail

Sep 28, 14 Postal Worker Arrested for Hoarding Mail

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Instead of delivering his mail, 67-year-old mailman Joseph Brucato has been keeping it hidden; in his car, home and locker. After arresting Brucato on Wednesday investigators uncovered approximately 40,000 pieces of First Class, priority and regular mail, weighing in at over a ton, about 2,500 pounds, according to the formal... www.talkingrefrigerator.com | dsl anbieter

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Provocative Custom License Plate to be Pulled in Brooklyn

Sep 08, 14 Provocative Custom License Plate to be Pulled in Brooklyn

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A black Ford vehicle has been spotted around the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bay Ridge bearing a custom license plate emblazed with the name ‘HAMMAS.’ For those of you who have been living on Mars for the past few years, Hamas is the name of a middle-east-based terrorist group who has most recently been shooting rockets at civilians...

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