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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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Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Feb 15, 15 Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Posted by in All, News, Sports

The bad weather of Winter Storm Juno, locked gates, nor surveillance cameras were enough incentive to three determined vandals on the evening of January 26, say Brooklyn police. The teens, as determined from videos taken by cameras on the premises, entered the Coney Island home turf of the Cyclones through a loading dock at about...

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Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

Feb 08, 15 Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

Posted by in All, Real Estate

An 18,000 square-foot, 150 year-old Brooklyn mansion, was put on the market for a stratospheric $40 million. The home is in Brooklyn Heights, at 3 Pierrepont Place, and its list price competes with some of New York’s fanciest Fifth Avenue townhouses. With 15 bedrooms and 16 baths, the home has some inspiring views of the Brooklyn...

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Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

Feb 02, 15 Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

Posted by in All, Health

Navigating one’s way through an illness, or the difficulties of aging can be a daunting process. Luckily there are several organizations that exist to offer a helping hand through the complexities of confronting illness. Brooklyn-based Refuah Resources, headed by Rabbi Shuky Berman with Jack Lefkowitz co-chairing the board,...

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Humans Raise $1 Million for Brownsville School

Bond trader turned photographer Brandon Stanton started the blog Humans of New York in 2010 when he was fired from his finance job in New York. Little did he know when he began his blog that one day it would have close to 12 million followers on Facebook and enough influence to raise large sums, to the tune of $1 million and...

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Newly Renovated Loews Kings Theater Celebrates Opening

Jan 25, 15 Newly Renovated Loews Kings Theater Celebrates Opening

Posted by in All, Entertainment

Built in 1929 and closed in 1977, the magnificent Loews Kings Theater is once again ready for business. Last week a host of officials were on hand to cut the ribbon officially welcoming this spectacular theater as the third largest in New York City, after Radio City Music Hall and the Paramount at Madison Square...

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