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Neil Diamond Planning Surprise Concert in Brooklyn

Sep 22, 14 Neil Diamond Planning Surprise Concert in Brooklyn

Posted by in All, Entertainment

Despite having been raised in Brooklyn and attending two Brooklyn high schools, Erasmus in Flatbush and Lincoln in Brighton Beach, Neil Diamond has never once performed in concert in his home town. That is all about to change. September 29 will be the day tickets will go on sale for a concert he is planning on that very same night,...

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“R” Train Returning to Brooklyn-Manhattan Service

Sep 14, 14 “R” Train Returning to Brooklyn-Manhattan Service

Posted by in All, New York

After a one year hiatus while repairs and reconstruction were done, the “R” train line will resume its old service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. The tunnel which serviced the R train needed to be closed down so the transit authority could replace old tracks, signals, communications and all other equipment which had been damaged...

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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

Posted by in All, News

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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Nasib Hasanov, Azerbaijan and New York Tourists

Sep 02, 14 Nasib Hasanov, Azerbaijan and New York Tourists

Posted by in All, Featured

Some people think New Yorkers are the opposite of adventurous when it comes to vacationing. Just give them an old she or hut in the Catskill Mountains, and they are pleased as punch. Well I beg to differ. I know several dyed-in-the-wool New Yorkers who have explored some of the most exotic destinations on the planet. I am not...

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Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

Aug 31, 14 Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

Posted by in All, Real Estate

Not far from the Barclays Center at 461 Dean Street at Flatbush Avenue, construction of the first of 14 prefab buildings in Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) has once again come to an unplanned halt. The building will be a 32-story, prefabricated collection of 930 modules resulting in a 322-foot-tall tower known at B2....

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Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

Aug 26, 14 Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

Posted by in All, Business

Despite its deep Brooklyn roots AP&G, a midsized manufacturing company, will be re-planting itself across the Hudson in Bayonne, New Jersey. New York simply could not compete with New Jersey’s offer too good to be refused; $11 million in tax credits spread over the next ten years. New York’s counter offer? Free real-estate...

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German Artists Confess to ‘White Flag’ Caper

Aug 17, 14 German Artists Confess to ‘White Flag’ Caper

Posted by in All, News

A pair of German artists, Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke claim that they are the masterminds behind the placement of bleached-white American flags atop the two towers of the Brooklyn Bridge. They say they did it to honor the German designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, John Roebling, who died on July 22, 1869, the same day as the...

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Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

Aug 03, 14 Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

Posted by in All, Real Estate

With the help of volunteers from the Habitat for Humanity non-profit organization, Mildred Davis has finally been able to move back into her home which was rendered un-inhabitable by the hurricane force winds and surging ocean waters of Hurricane Sandy in the winter of 2012. Davis left her Coney Island home before the storm...

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