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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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Park Slope Woman Finishes NYC Marathon as Millionth Runner

Nov 03, 14 Park Slope Woman Finishes NYC Marathon as Millionth Runner

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How many people have finished the New York City Marathon in the past 44 years? The answer is, “More than a million,” and the millionth runner made history yesterday, earning herself guaranteed entry into the race for the rest of her life plus a shopping spree for marathon gear. Katherine Slingluff of Park Slope, Brooklyn, won this...

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Brooklyn Brand Carol’s Daughter Bought by Cosmetics Giant L’Oreal

Oct 27, 14 Brooklyn Brand Carol’s Daughter Bought by Cosmetics Giant L’Oreal

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Twenty years ago Lisa Price began concocting fragrances and lotions in her kitchen in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. It did not take long before Price, who is now 52, began to develop a loyal following of customers. As she grew on the coattails of her most beloved products such as Mimosa Hair Honey, her client base...

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Upcoming: 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum

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

Posted by in All, New York, News

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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Leaders Like Zilin Luo

Oct 20, 14 Leaders Like Zilin Luo

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Leaders Magazine recently sat down with Zilin Luo, Miss Universe China 2011, to hear about the time she has spent in New York and the goals that she has for her future. She is a Chinese fashion model who graduated from Ouhua College with a degree in Tourism Management. She has done work for brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, UPS...

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Selfie Self-Incriminates Tourist Who Climbed Brooklyn Bridge

Oct 19, 14 Selfie Self-Incriminates Tourist Who Climbed Brooklyn Bridge

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Tourists no longer need to actually purchase the Brooklyn Bridge in order to make it their own: all they need to do is climb it and take some amazing selfies atop the historic New York icon. Take for example Yaroslav Kolchin, the 24-year-old Russian tourist who climbed the bridge one beautiful sunny day last summer and took a few...

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Brooklyn Bedtimes Latest in Country

Oct 13, 14 Brooklyn Bedtimes Latest in Country

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In a study conducted by the Bluetooth company Jawbone, and translated into two visual maps by Dr.Brian Wilt of San Francisco, it was shown that Brooklyn residents go to sleep later than any other county in the United States. Over one million people contributed to the study by wearing Jawbone’s fitness tracker app known as Up....

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Get Away to the Singapore Sun Festival with Barrett Wissman

Oct 12, 14 Get Away to the Singapore Sun Festival with Barrett Wissman

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As the cold starts to settle in around New York, it’s time to think about traveling to exotic locations. During November each year, the Singapore Sun Festival allows New Yorkers and others to get away in style and to have a wonderful experience. This annual music and lifestyle festival, founded by Barrett Wissman of Los Angeles and...

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