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3 hrs ago | Laughing Squid
A group of Brooklyn hypochondriacs have combined form and function with a cleverly designed germ-fighting, pollution-filtering scarf aka the "Scough" for "style-conscious germaphobes" through the use of an activated carbon filter "impregnated with silver for maximum funk killing power".
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5 hrs ago | Vibe
The long awaited opening of Verboten, New York is finally upon us. Housed in a former metal manufacturing warehouse, Verboten will officially open its doors for the first time this weekend hosting Rebel Rave mastermind Damian Lazarus with Francesca Lombardo, Fur Coat, Ida Engberg, and Pattern Drama in what will prove to be an unforgettable ... (more)
8 hrs ago | The Real Deal
Halstead Property has become the first major Manhattan brokerage to open an office in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, its sixth outpost in Brooklyn, a company spokesperson told The Real Deal exclusively.
By Herb Boyd Voza Rivers, this son of Harlem, has committed himself unselfishly as a cultural ambassador to his beloved Harlem.
"I was there, kind of like in the beginning you could say, so I might as well be here with him at the end," Artis told CBC News in an interview on Tuesday.
In an effort to test for and discuss results of sexually transmitted infections , the new company Hula has launched an iPhone app that allows users to find testing centers, get their results online, then share that info with other users.
Real estate owner and manager the Pinnacle Group, headed by Joel Wiener, has bought its equity partner Hudson Realty Capital out of its interest in 28 Brooklyn buildings co-owned by the pair.
It was likely one of the best days of their lives. Appearing on Live with Kelly and Michael on Monday, American Authors, whose song "Best Day of My Life" is one of this year's first breakout hits, were surprised with a special plaque commemorating the fact that the song has been certified platinum for more than one million downloads.
A man is in custody after his three-year-old son was found unattended in a car at Potomac Mills Mall.
Rep. Michael Grimm on Monday urged the Senate to pass his flood insurance bill aimed at stopping staggering premium increases.
The McKinley Park branch of the Brooklyn Public Library at 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway on the corner of 68th Street leases the space from a BMO Harris Bank branch in Arizona, and pays $20,000 per month in rent - a rate the library's executive president says it cannot afford.
Police and medics at the scene of a school bus accident in Brooklyn that hurt six students and three adults Monday.
Sbarro LLC, the 800-restaurant U.S. pizza chain, filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in three years as customer traffic slowed in the shopping-mall food courts where many of its stores do business.
American Authors, the winner of the 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition, is making huge waves this week with their new hit single 'Best Day Of My Life'.
Stay close to home with new seasonal pop-up shop Home of the Brave. Tucked around the corner from Max and Bethany Vogel's sister boutique, Wolves Within, the duo's charming outpost stocks handmade-in-USA housewares sourced from Brooklyn designers.