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Crain's New York Business
City promises to make life easier for restaurant owners offering alfresco dining with new mapWith its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide
City promises to make life easier for restaurant owners offering alfresco dining with new map
Crain's New York Business / Posted 21 hours ago
With its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide a tool for both businesses and communities. Restaurant owners with outdoor seating have many complaints: The licensing process for a sidewalk café is long and expensive,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Dining alfresco? There's a map for thatWith its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide
Dining alfresco? There's a map for that
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
With its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide a tool for both businesses and communities. Restaurant owners with outdoor seating have many complaints: The licensing process for a sidewalk café is long and expensive,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'We Are Your Friends' director Max Joseph on Zac Efron, EDM and that thing called stressHe was warned against working with Zac Efron: "Don't. Be careful. He's a party
'We Are Your Friends' director Max Joseph on Zac Efron, EDM and that thing called stress
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
He was warned against working with Zac Efron: "Don't. Be careful. He's a party kid." But Max Joseph didn't pay much mind to the rumblings. Because Joseph's on the MTV show "Catfish," where he "spends all day, every day, talking to kids in their... Read more
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The Huffington Post
21 Free Things To Do In NYCNew York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and wh
21 Free Things To Do In NYC
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
New York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and while many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling out $10 for a coffee and a muffin, we realize that visitors may suffer from sticker shock.... Read more
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DNA Info
Crown Heights Back Alley Nearly Lost to History Recalls Colonial RetreatYou can see 1800s-era cobblestones on Clove Road in Crown Heights, one of the o
Crown Heights Back Alley Nearly Lost to History Recalls Colonial Retreat
DNA Info / Posted 2 days ago
You can see 1800s-era cobblestones on Clove Road in Crown Heights, one of the oldest streets in the neighborhood. View Full Caption CROWN HEIGHTS — On this week's 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, there are a lot of ways to remember the... Read more
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DNA Info
Before the Battle of Brooklyn, the Invasion Started in Staten IslandSTATEN ISLAND — Staten Island might have the nickname the forgotten borough, bu
Before the Battle of Brooklyn, the Invasion Started in Staten Island
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
STATEN ISLAND — Staten Island might have the nickname the forgotten borough, but it was anything but during the Revolutionary War. The 102 square-mile borough was a key location both armies hoped to secure in order to control access to the Hudson... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Circumvent racial-quota ban to diversity schools, pol saysCity Councilman Brad Lander on diversifying schools. Racial quotas are forbidd
Circumvent racial-quota ban to diversity schools, pol says
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
City Councilman Brad Lander on diversifying schools. Racial quotas are forbidden when it comes to desegregating schools, but City Council Progressive Caucus leader Brad Lander says there are ways around that Supreme Court edict. One formula: First,... Read more
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DNA Info
Cobble Hill Trader Joe's Was a Site of Despair for Washington in 1776COBBLE HILL — On the roof of the Trader Joe's building in Cobble Hill flies an
Cobble Hill Trader Joe's Was a Site of Despair for Washington in 1776
DNA Info / Posted 4 days ago
COBBLE HILL — On the roof of the Trader Joe's building in Cobble Hill flies an American flag that few shoppers appear to notice as they step in and out of the store. The highest point of that flag marks the height of a hill that Gen. George... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Circumvent racial-quota ban to diversity schools, pol saysRacial quotas are forbidden when it comes to desegregating schools, but City Co
Circumvent racial-quota ban to diversity schools, pol says
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Racial quotas are forbidden when it comes to desegregating schools, but City Council Progressive Caucus leader Brad Lander says there are ways around that Supreme Court edict. One formula: First, get rid of the local school zone, because providing... Read more
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DNA Info
10 Things to Do in Brooklyn's Neighborhoods This WeekendMalcolm Brickhouse of Unlocking the Truth at the Afropunk Festival in Commodore
10 Things to Do in Brooklyn's Neighborhoods This Weekend
DNA Info / Posted 8 days ago
Malcolm Brickhouse of Unlocking the Truth at the Afropunk Festival in Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn on Aug. 24, 2014. This year's festival is on Aug. 22 and 23. The formerly free festival will charge admission for the first time. View Full... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Siegel: Middle class losing out in big citiesAs a candidate, Bill de Blasio vowed to "turn the page" on the boom of the prec
Siegel: Middle class losing out in big cities
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
As a candidate, Bill de Blasio vowed to "turn the page" on the boom of the preceding 20 years that he says created a "tale of two cities," one for the rich and one for the rest of us. Now that he's mayor of New York City, he's learning that's easier... Read more
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DNA Info
Brooklyn Public Library ULURP Public MeetingBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will host a Uniform Land Use Review Proce
Brooklyn Public Library ULURP Public Meeting
DNA Info / Posted 10 days ago
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will host a Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) public hearing on a proposal to sell the Brooklyn Heights Library to a developer that wants to build a 36-story tower for condos and a new library. In July,... Read more
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New York Magazine
Donald Trump Thinks Women Are AmazingBut Heidi Klum is no longer a 10.5:02 p.m.Former Amazon Employees Detail Brutal
Donald Trump Thinks Women Are Amazing
New York Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
But Heidi Klum is no longer a 10.5:02 p.m.Former Amazon Employees Detail Brutal Work Environment According to staff interviews, the company culture is a toxic Darwinian jungle for many, and "particularly hazardous for women."12:41 p.m.New York... Read more
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NBC New York
Drone Flying in Brooklyn Heights Startles ResidentsResidents in Brooklyn Heights were startled to find a camera-equipped drone hov
Drone Flying in Brooklyn Heights Startles Residents
NBC New York / Posted 14 days ago
Residents in Brooklyn Heights were startled to find a camera-equipped drone hovering in the sky next to some offices and apartments Thursday. Workers at EBrooklyn Media were among the first to spot the drone from their 30th-floor office windows at... Read more
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New York Magazine
Llamas Fail to Escape Long Enough to Keep Internet Entertained on a FridayLatest News from Daily Intelligencer27 mins agoDrone Pays Visit to Brooklyn Hei
Llamas Fail to Escape Long Enough to Keep Internet Entertained on a Friday
New York Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
Latest News from Daily Intelligencer27 mins agoDrone Pays Visit to Brooklyn Heights Office Don't mind the robot hovering outside the office window.12:37 p.m. California could... Read more
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New York Magazine
Drone Pays Visit to Brooklyn Heights OfficeLatest News from Daily Intelligencer26 mins ago Don't mind the robot hovering
Drone Pays Visit to Brooklyn Heights Office
New York Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
Latest News from Daily Intelligencer26 mins ago Don't mind the robot hovering outside the office window.12:37 p.m.Llamas Fail to Escape Long Enough to Keep Internet Entertained on a Friday California could... Read more
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DNA Info
Drone Hovers Outside High-Rise Windows and Creeps Out Brooklyn HeightsA drone flew over Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. The model of the drone was not
Drone Hovers Outside High-Rise Windows and Creeps Out Brooklyn Heights
DNA Info / Posted 14 days ago
A drone flew over Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. The model of the drone was not immediately known. View Full Caption A drone hovering beside a high-rise building in Brooklyn Heights appears to have been pointing its camera right at people's windows,... Read more
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Garden City News
Garden City resident hosts book signingOn Thursday, August 6, Dr. Peter Leibman, associate professor and supervisor of
Garden City resident hosts book signing
Garden City News / Posted 15 days ago
On Thursday, August 6, Dr. Peter Leibman, associate professor and supervisor of student teachers at St Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York, hosted a book signing at the Barnes and Noble in Carle Place. Leibman, a Garden City resident for 25... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
Man accused of sexual assault in Fremont 14 years ago arrested in L.A.A man on the run for 14 years after allegedly sexually assaulting two elementar
Man accused of sexual assault in Fremont 14 years ago arrested in L.A.
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted 15 days ago
A man on the run for 14 years after allegedly sexually assaulting two elementary students in Fremont was arrested yesterday in Los Angeles. Members of an FBI fugitive task force found 52-year-old Frank Joseph Montenegro outside a community home in... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bay Area child sex abuse suspect arrested after 14 years on the runFREMONT -- A fugitive wanted for 14 years in connection with several counts of
Bay Area child sex abuse suspect arrested after 14 years on the run
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 16 days ago
FREMONT -- A fugitive wanted for 14 years in connection with several counts of sexual assault against children was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles, authorities said. Members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's fugitive task force took Frank... Read more
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The Daily Review
Bay Area child sex abuse suspect arrested after 14 years on the runFREMONT -- A fugitive wanted for 14 years in connection with several counts of
Bay Area child sex abuse suspect arrested after 14 years on the run
The Daily Review / Posted 16 days ago
FREMONT -- A fugitive wanted for 14 years in connection with several counts of sexual assault against children was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles, authorities said. Members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's fugitive task force took Frank... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Bay Area child sex abuse suspect arrested after 14 years on the runFREMONT -- A fugitive wanted for 14 years in connection with several counts of
Bay Area child sex abuse suspect arrested after 14 years on the run
The Fremont Argus / Posted 16 days ago
FREMONT -- A fugitive wanted for 14 years in connection with several counts of sexual assault against children was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles, authorities said. Members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's fugitive task force took Frank... Read more
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Officer.com
More L.E. Agencies Embracing Social MediaPITTSBURGH -- As they faced off again Monday night in Ferguson, Mo., police joi
More L.E. Agencies Embracing Social Media
Officer.com / Posted 16 days ago
PITTSBURGH -- As they faced off again Monday night in Ferguson, Mo., police joined protesters on social media to tweet about what was happening and to warn against violence. Some livestreamed developments on Periscope. Officers in Pittsburgh for the... Read more
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TribLIVE
FOP conference in Pittsburgh dissects increasing use of social media by police officersAs they faced off again Monday night in Ferguson, Mo., police joined protesters
FOP conference in Pittsburgh dissects increasing use of social media by police officers
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
As they faced off again Monday night in Ferguson, Mo., police joined protesters on social media to tweet about what was happening and to warn against violence. Some livestreamed developments on Periscope. Officers in Pittsburgh for the National... Read more
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NBC New York
Nearly $1B Sandy Repairs on A, C Subway Lines Will Inconvenience Riders for 40 WeekendsThe A train is a lifeline for so many Brooklyn residents but beginning this wee
Nearly $1B Sandy Repairs on A, C Subway Lines Will Inconvenience Riders for 40 Weekends
NBC New York / Posted 21 days ago
The A train is a lifeline for so many Brooklyn residents but beginning this week, they'll have to find other ways of getting around on the weekend as the MTA finally gets around to making the nearly $1 billiion worth of Sandy repairs, nearly three... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Citi Bike kicks into high gear in LICLess than two weeks after officials announced it finally would happen, Queens b
Citi Bike kicks into high gear in LIC
Queens Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Less than two weeks after officials announced it finally would happen, Queens became the third borough to participate in the Citi Bike program as of Wednesday afternoon, after a Long Island City station was installed on Center Boulevard between... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Days of Revolt: The Black Prophetic TraditionAt best, progressives seek to convert. In the main, they name and shame—ineffec
Days of Revolt: The Black Prophetic Tradition
Naked Capitalism / Posted 22 days ago
At best, progressives seek to convert. In the main, they name and shame—ineffectively. American ‘progressives’ distrust political power, period, are queasy about anyone having it, and suspicious toward anyone who actively seeks it, including other... Read more
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Swissinfo
Brooklyn Home Sellers Name Prices and Get More in Tight Market(Bloomberg) -- For prospective homebuyers in Brooklyn, an asking price is just
Brooklyn Home Sellers Name Prices and Get More in Tight Market
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- For prospective homebuyers in Brooklyn, an asking price is just a starting point. In the second quarter, half of the homes that sold in New York’s most populous borough did so at or above their listed price as the supply of properties... Read more
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DNA Info
MAP: See Where Homes Sold for Above Asking Price in Manhattan and BrooklynHomes for sale in neighborhoods including Park Slope are going for above asking
MAP: See Where Homes Sold for Above Asking Price in Manhattan and Brooklyn
DNA Info / Posted 29 days ago
Homes for sale in neighborhoods including Park Slope are going for above asking price. View Full Caption Homes in these two Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods typcially sold for 4 percent more than their asking prices during the second quarter — the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Sanders’ ‘100 percent Brooklyn’ roots show Steve Slavin, left, a college roommate of Bernie Sanders, sits with Valence a
Sanders’ ‘100 percent Brooklyn’ roots show
Rutland Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Steve Slavin, left, a college roommate of Bernie Sanders, sits with Valence and Ivor Williams, the current owners of the house where Slavin lived with Sanders in New York NEW YORK � Ivor Williams stood on... Read more
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DNA Info
New Sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park to Open for Public PreviewDUMBO — Brooklyn Bridge Park will celebrate its newest parkland in DUMBO next m
New Sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park to Open for Public Preview
DNA Info / Posted a month ago
DUMBO — Brooklyn Bridge Park will celebrate its newest parkland in DUMBO next month with a festival featuring family activities, games and food. The DUMBO Family Fest, scheduled for Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John Street and Main Street... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Ban tourist helicopters for a quieter cityIncessant helicopter noise is nothing new to the people of our districts in sou
Ban tourist helicopters for a quieter city
Crain's New York Business / Posted 1 months ago
Incessant helicopter noise is nothing new to the people of our districts in southern Brooklyn, lower Manhattan and the Upper West Side. For years, residents have experienced the relentless drone of helicopter flights—at home, walking on the street,... Read more
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DNA Info
4-Year Search for Missing Brooklyn Cat Has Thousands of Facebook FollowersBeepBop was two years old when he ran way from his Brooklyn Heights home in Jun
4-Year Search for Missing Brooklyn Cat Has Thousands of Facebook Followers
DNA Info / Posted 1 months ago
BeepBop was two years old when he ran way from his Brooklyn Heights home in June 2011. His owner Cathy Sheehan was moving out of her Columbia Place apartment when BeeBop slipped out of the window four years ago. To help her search, Sheehan started a... Read more
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New York Magazine
Sea Levels Might Be Rising Much Faster Than Expected. What Should New York Do to Avoid Being Swamped?The DrylinePhoto: Bjarke Ingals Group When climate scientist James Hansen info
Sea Levels Might Be Rising Much Faster Than Expected. What Should New York Do to Avoid Being Swamped?
New York Magazine / Posted 1 months ago
The DrylinePhoto: Bjarke Ingals Group When climate scientist James Hansen informed the world this week that the seas could rise much faster than conventional wisdom conceived, his predictions conjured apocalyptic images of submerged coastal cities... Read more

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