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Yesterday | Black Enterprise

AFROPUNK 2014: D'Angelo Casts A Spell Over Brooklyn

Over the weekend, Brooklyn was treated to a host of events. From Spike Lee's Michael Jackson tribute Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza to celebrating the 10th anniversary of AFROPUNK , there was no shortage of history making going on in Kings County.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Atlantic Yards Report

Bruce Ratner again gives to AG Schneiderman campaign and Kings County Democrats

From the latest round of campaign finance filings , we learn that Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner contributed $5,000 in July--as did his wife, Dr. Pamela Lipkin--to the re-election campaign for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Those $5,000 sums are larger than most of Schneiderman's many recent contributions, but smaller than dozens of ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Branding Brooklyn: Brooklyn Made: The mark of greatness

Charmed: Chrisie Canny's company FurtuneKeeper makes key chains, necklaces, and other charms that have a picture one side and a place to put your own inpsiring message on the other.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brooklynian

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I taught this kid in second grade -- he was a really good, sweet kid. Breaks my heart, glad he is stable at Kings county.

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Related Topix: Crown Heights, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Beacon, NY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Real Deal

A Barclays Center DNC could produce windfall for the city

If the Democratic National Convention were held in Brooklyn's Barclays Center, it would likely produce a windfall for the city's economy, according to Crains.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Families Scammed by 'Bogus' Sunset Park School Get Their Money Back

Victims scammed by a Brooklyn couple who claimed to teach English through "missionary-type schools" will get their money back, officials announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WBRZ

Pat Shingleton: "Michael Arrives..."

Events on this date include Tropical Storm Bret, in 1993, hitting Venezuela with 100 casualties.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, The Kingsmen, Gospel

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

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Roughing it: If the big industrial lot near New Jersey does not pan out, there is a lot of space elsewhere on Staten Island where Brooklyn Brewery could set up shop.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Utica, NY, Sweden, World News, Newburgh, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Free Williamsburg

Kings County Saloon - now open in Bushwick

If you miss Bushwick's short-lived 1 Knickerbocker or the former staple Kings County Bar, they're BOTH back.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Cocktails

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