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Brooklyn Bidding for DNC in 2016

Jun 08, 14 Brooklyn Bidding for DNC in 2016

Posted by in All, Politics

Although the Democratic National Convention has been hosted several times in New York City, and the Republican National Convention was held in 2004 at Madison Square Garden, there has never been a DNC or RNC held in Brooklyn. That might all change as Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio announced on Friday that Brooklyn, more...

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Love Locks Breaking Brooklyn Bridge, Officials Say

Jun 01, 14 Love Locks Breaking Brooklyn Bridge, Officials Say

Posted by in All, Featured, New York

New York City Department of Transportation officials are asking tourists and natives to refrain from marking their undying love with so-called ‘love locks’ due to the damage they cause to the structure. The custom for couples to memorialize their loving relationships originated in Italy several decades ago, and then spread to...

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Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

May 25, 14 Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

Posted by in All, News

Four Emergency Services Unit detectives climbed 20 feet above the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge on Thursday to rescue a man who was threatening to jump off. Detectives James Coll, Sean Mulcahy, Michael Cook and Kimberly Zarrilli donned harnesses and then shimmied up to where a man was perched on the south side of the Brooklyn end...

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Ono Receives Honorary Degree From Pratt Institute

May 18, 14 Ono Receives Honorary Degree From Pratt Institute

Posted by in All, Art

Addressing the 1,337 new graduates of Brooklyn’s famed Pratt Institute, Yoko Ono urged the former students to “keep their sanity” during the school’s 125th commencement event. Widow of Beatle member John Lennon, Ono was one of four cultural role models granted honorary degrees during graduation exercises held on Friday at New...

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Princeton Art Museum Acquires New Ancient Art

May 15, 14 Princeton Art Museum Acquires New Ancient Art

Posted by in All, Art, Museums

The Princeton University Art Museum recently acquired a new and fascinating ancient artwork from the New York and Geneva based gallery, Phoenix Ancient Art. The piece is a magnesite sculpture of a woman holding her left breast with her right hand. Dating back to the 25th Dynasty of Egypt, (750-656 BC), due to the particular...

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Fun Run for Brooklyn Public Schools

May 11, 14 Fun Run for Brooklyn Public Schools

Posted by in All, New York

Sponsored by Councilmember Brad Lander and other elected officials including Laurie Cumbo, Steven Levin, and Carlos Menchaca, the seventh installment of the “Brooklyn PTA 5K Fun Run for Schools” took place this past Saturday, raising much needed funds for Brooklyn public schools. Last year the event raised $10,000, which was...

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Brooklyn Community Garden Found to Contain Deadly Toxins

May 04, 14 Brooklyn Community Garden Found to Contain Deadly Toxins

Posted by in All, Health

Vegetables grown in a Crown Heights garden could be dangerous, even deadly, warns a report from the state Department of Health which is yet to be released. According to information which has come to the knowledge of the New York Post, the Sterling Community Garden was found to have three times more than the acceptable level of lead...

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VitaminWater Ad Campaign Raises the Bar for Cool Advertising

Apr 28, 14 VitaminWater Ad Campaign Raises the Bar for Cool Advertising

Posted by in All, Business

You may have thought VitaminWater, an energy drink formerly owned by entrepreneur Darius Bikoff, only supplied energy to humans who drink it. If you thought that, however, you would be wrong. In a clever and useful ad campaign found at bus shelters in several cities nationwide commuters can connect their mobile devices a...

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