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Brooklyn, New York is located in Kings County. Zip codes in Brooklyn, NY include 11233, 11225, and 11249. More Brooklyn information.

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40 min ago | EDGE

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December, the New York Daily News reports.


40 min ago | Forward

4 Hasidic Jews Busted in Beating of Gay Black Man in Brooklyn

The New York Police Department has arrested four Hasidic men in the December beating of a black gay man in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, according to news reports.


1 hr ago | Free Williamsburg

Brooklyn just got a lot more chill about marijuana possession

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson made good on a campaign promise today and has announced decriminalization of small amounts of pot possession.


4 hrs ago | WABC 7

Brooklyn carjacking suspect caught on video

Police have released another clue in the search for a suspect in a carjacking that ended in a seven-car pileup on a Brooklyn street.


9 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

BOOKS: On the front lines of fermentation: Brooklyn book details the battle of craft beer

Brooklyn Brewery founder and ex-journalist Steve Hindy has penned a new book about the history of the craft beer movement he helped start.


13 hrs ago | McBrooklyn

MIddle Earth Transit Authority Notice in Brooklyn: Coronation of Lord Aragon

Notices from the Middle Earth Transit Authority about the upcoming Coronation of Lord Aragorn as King of Gondor on Saturday, May 1 can be found at Atlantic Ave/Barclays Center station; the NE corner of Ashland Place, and on Hanson Place, in Brooklyn.


13 hrs ago | McBrooklyn

Vision Zero Workshops: Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn College

DOT and NYPD will work with the public on Vision Zero pedestrian safety plans at two upcoming events in Brooklyn -- one on Thursday in Brooklyn heights and one on April 29 at Brooklyn College.


Tue Apr 22, 2014


Most Recent Comment

The Hello Living building is now as tall as it is going to go, and they will soon close the envelope: Construction seems to be well under way at Hello Living's tenth development, 834 Sterling Place, between Nostrand and Rogers in Crown Heights.


Vanessa Paradis Has a Uniquely French Take on "Tasting" Happiness

In Fading Gigolo, Vanessa Paradis plays a Hasidic woman in Brooklyn, NY, opening herself up to new experiences after the death of her husband.



Rocker police officer pleads guilty in NY fraud

A former police officer accused of rocking out on stage as the lead singer of a metal band called Cousin Sleaze while he claimed he couldn't work because of an arm injury pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday.


New York Post

Teen boy shot in eye released from hospital

Thirteen-year-old Gama Droiville was released from Kings County Hospital on April 22, 2014 after being shot in the right eye with a stray bullet.


The Village Voice

Judy Chicago Proves She's About More Than Vagina Plates at Brooklyn Museum Show

Judy Chicago wears rose-colored glasses , not that she needs them. The artist behind the notoriously yonic The Dinner Party celebrates her 75th birthday this year with major museum exhibitions all over the country, including Santa Fe, Oakland, and Cambridge.


Pucks And Pitchforks

New Jersey Devils Will Take on NY Islanders At Barclays Center Again

Sep 21, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; General view of the jumbotron before the first NHL game at Barclays Center between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils.


The New York Observer

On the Market: Streetcar 'Desire Lines' Wouldn't Connect to Most Brooklynites

Staten Island is hoping that the influx of tourists who will now be getting off the boat to check out the Ferris wheel and outlet stores can be induced to stay and explore Snug Harbor, according to Crain's .



My Brighton Beach

Russians don't speak highly of Brighton Beach, the enclave in Southern Brooklyn where I spent many of my formative years.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


The most insane new US roller coasters

You'll flip head over heels for this summer's bumper crop of new roller coasters.



Ed Manetta named Director of Sports Programming for Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY

Ed Manetta has been named Director of Sports Programming for Barclays Center. He will spearhead the programming of the BROOKLYN HOOPS college basketball and BROOKLYN BOXING franchises, along with college hockey, high school sports and new sports properties.


Person Struck by 5 Train at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall Station, MTA Says

A person was a struck by a 5 train at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station during the Monday evening rush, authorities said.



Brooklyn Teen Shot After Cutting Line At Foot Locker For Yeezys

A 15-year-old was reportedly shot in the foot shortly after attempting to cut a long line of people, waiting to buy Kanye West x Nike's Air Yeezys Saturday morning outside of a Foot Locker on Knickerbocker Avenue in Brooklyn, according to NBC New York .


ABA Journal

Owner of Brooklyn bar sues landlord over lease provision prohibiting 'gay or lesbian' bar

A Brooklyn, N.Y., bar owner is suing his landlord over a lease provision that he says prohibits him from catering to a "gay or lesbian" clientele.



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