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No lights, big city: Mark Chiusano, the 23-year-old author of "Marine Park: Stories," will launch the short story collection at BookCourt on July 30. The 23-year-old Marine Park native will release his first book, "Marine Park: Stories," on July 30. The tome is a collection of short stories drawn from Chiusano's experiences growing up in an area of ... (more)
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A battered sign in Yiddish hangs near portraits of rabbis on a gleaming white-tile wall.
Each Thursday Crown/Prospect Heights residents walk by the Prospect Heights CSA pickup spot where members come to get their produce, dairy, meet and flower shares, wondering how they can join and have such fresh, healthy food items.
Unlocking the Truth, the teenage Brooklyn band who signed a $1.7 million contract with Sony Music, including a $60,000 advance on a two-album deal with an option for four more records, will be the subjects of a feature documentary.
Katy Perry is known for her wild child style. And on Friday evening at her concert in Brooklyn, New York, the 29-year-old lived up to her reputation with a colourful and eye-catching ensemble, reminiscent of a night sky lit up with fireworks.
Manhattan already has a greenway, a foot and bike trail that circles the island and advocates are now pushing for the completion of a similar greenway in Brooklyn and Queens.
Edison, N.J.: To Voicer Julia G. Kite: It is best to take with a grain of salt what the guides at Auschwitz tell visitors.
The Spider-Man balloon as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2011.
The police stopped a suspicious-looking vehicle at the Beitar Illit checkpoint in the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem.
Joe Torre now lives in the town where he finished his Hall of Fame career, Los Angeles, yet still considers himself a New Yorker.
Vinicius Cantuaria and Bebel Gilberto Brasil Summerfest at Celebrate Brooklyn Brooklyn, New York July 18, 2014 On the opening night of the third edition of the city-wide Brasil Summerfest, guitarist took the stage with his quintet.
YouTube pranks seem to be a popular thing for 'bored' youth to do, but one video prank of snatching cell phones out of the hands of unsuspecting targets is met with some hostile responses.
Family members of a man who died in police custody, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with federal prosecutors Friday to press for an investigation into the death.
The Brooklyn District Attorney's office has caught the nation's attention with a striking number of exonerations--seven people in six months--and a mountain of the country's toughest wrongful conviction claims to review.
A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to shooting a rookie police officer who confronted him for boarding a bus without paying fare in February.
It begs the question of what the NYPD officers, stationed 24 hours a day in patrol cars on each end of the bridge, were doing at the time.
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