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Historic Paramount Theater Making a Comeback

Apr 08, 15 Historic Paramount Theater Making a Comeback

Posted by in All, Entertainment

The world’s first theater built for “talkies,” the Paramount Theater on DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues will be undergoing a 24-month renovation to transform it back into a performance space. The theater was designed by Rapp and Rapp, famed Chicago theater architects, and opened in 1928. The building is a rococo design and became a...

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Stories of Strength and Faith

Mar 25, 15 Stories of Strength and Faith

Posted by in Lifestyle

We can often receive great strength from those who went before us. There are many lovely stories about Rav Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld, the Rav of Yerushalayim. Here are two lovely stories. A wealthy women who was unable to have children approached the Rav of Budapest with a large sum of money to pray for her to have children. The Rav...

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Midwood Blaze Kills Seven Children: Mom and Teen Fighting for Lives

Mar 22, 15 Midwood Blaze Kills Seven Children: Mom and Teen Fighting for Lives

Posted by in All, News

The deadliest fire in New York since 2007 claimed the lives of seven children from the Sassoon family on Saturday. The 45 year-old mother Gayle and 15 year-old daughter Siporah managed to save their lives by jumping out a second story window. The two are now in critical condition at two New York hospitals. Neighbors awoke at about...

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Brooklyn Heights Could Become Clinton’s Campaign HQ

Mar 15, 15 Brooklyn Heights Could Become Clinton’s Campaign HQ

Posted by in All, Politics

It is expected that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her intention to join the race for the Democratic nomination to run for president, any day now. And when that day arrives she will need a place to call her campaign home. Rumor has it that that home may be in Brooklyn. CNN reported: “Clinton and her...

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Jeb Bush Garnering Financial Advice in New York and Beyond

While many of us New Yorkers may not, yet, have our eyes on the next political election – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush definitely does. Bush is moving quickly to garner financial support in the wealthy areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Interestingly, he is making direct personal appeals to many of the Wall Street...

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Bloody Sunday Anniversary Inspires Walk Across Brooklyn Bridge

Mar 08, 15 Bloody Sunday Anniversary Inspires Walk Across Brooklyn Bridge

Posted by in All, Society

In a march organized by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, hundreds of people walked over the Brooklyn Bridge to remember the seminal walk across a bridge 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama. Known as “Bloody Sunday,” and recently made popular in an Academy Award nominated movie, March 7 in 1965 was the day when peaceful protestors...

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Dell Cherry Owner Offs Self as Cops Discover Illegal Marijuana Operation

Mar 01, 15 Dell Cherry Owner Offs Self as Cops Discover Illegal Marijuana Operation

Posted by in All, Business

Disguised beneath the legitimate 67-year old Dell’s Maraschino Cherries plant was a huge operation cultivating the growth of marijuana, which is still illegal in New York. When  investigators from the Brooklyn DA’s office arrived on Tuesday with officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation to look into a case...

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Record Cold Chilling New Yorkers

Feb 22, 15 Record Cold Chilling New Yorkers

Posted by in All, New York

This winter seems to be getting worse by turns. Last week the temperature on Friday the 20th of February the thermometer plummeted down to a mere 2 degrees above freezing, lower than the previous record for the same day in 1950, when the temperature was a comparatively mild 7 degrees. In New York’s suburbs the temperature fell to...

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