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  1. Crime 30 mins ago 10:07 p.m.Convicted murderer born in prison 'will likely die there' afteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... to defend himself." In December 2015, Malik Robbins, 29, was gunned down outside the Bottoms Up strip club in Brooklyn, Illinois around 4:15 a.m. Surveillance footage shows Hampton and his co-defendant, Tiye Allen, getting out of a car and opening ...


  2. Brooklyn Today August 1: Have Bicyclists Taken Over Brooklyn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    THE LEDE: Welcome to August, Brooklyn! Did you know America's first-ever bike path was on Ocean Parkway? We follow a handicapped commuter in the subway for a day. Work is already beginning on the new span of the Kosciuszko Bridge , Uber has a serious competitor, and we go inside a nudist camp.


  3. Photos: Jarrell Miller Breaks Down Gerald Washington For TKORead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | Boxing Scene

    Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York City - Headlining the "SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Prelims" on Facebook Live, heavyweight Jarrell Miller , of Brooklyn, N.Y., stopped former world title challenger Gerald Washington after eight-rounds. Miller used his significant size advantage and effective power-punching to break down the former collegiate football player.


  4. Dodger-Style 'Brooklyn' Sign Should Replace Watchtower Icon, Artist SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 |

    ... using eco-friendly technology, including LED lights and perhaps solar-powered. "It would reference the history of Brooklyn. A lot of that has to do with the Dodgers," Briselli said. "It would be immediately recognizable, but use green technology." ...


  5. The Art of the Park with Michael Van ValkenburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | The Dirt

    ... better stitch the previously-isolated 91-acre historic Arch ground with St. Louis And, finally, Van Valkenburgh, a Brooklyn resident, finished his talk on the now-famous Brooklyn Bridge Park , a set of piers once used for maritime industries now ...


  6. Soul-Stirring One-Woman Show Platform Griot to Play Mitf This AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 |

    The one-woman show, Platform Griot, features spirited anecdotes interwoven with soulful songs as a brazen homeless woman solicits money on a New York City subway. Numerous characters are portrayed by the award winning playwright and actor, Baindu D. Kalokoh.


  7. Vanke revealed as Adam America's partner on Boerum Hill projectRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Real Deal

    China Vanke has partnered with Adam America Real Estate to develop the site of a former Brooklyn church, according to property records and sources familiar with the deal. The Real Deal broke the news last week that Adam America had closed on the $36 million purchase of the Boerum Hill development site, where they plan to construct a 12-story condo building with 72 residential units and 6,657 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor.


  8. Adam America pays $36M for Boerum Hill dev siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Real Deal

    Adam America Real Estate closed on the purchase of a Boerum Hill development site from the Jackson Group for $36 million, according to sources familiar with the deal. Adam America, a prolific developer in Brooklyn, had been in talks to buy the former Catholic church site near the Barclays Center from an LLC controlled by Elliott and Ike Chehebar of the Jackson Group for months.


  9. White Sox retire former pitcher Mark Buehrle's No. 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... during the ceremony at Guaranteed Rate Field. Buehrle's son Braden sang the national anthem, and his daughter Brooklyn threw out the first pitch. And Frank Thomas, Buehrle's childhood hero and favorite player growing up, was on hand for the ...


  10. Joseph Steele's 1840s frame house and other Clinton Hill eye candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... largely a Greek Revival design. There are also touches of Italianate architectural style, which was a new thing in Brooklyn construction in the 1840s. According to a city Landmarks Preservation Commission designation report about 200 Lafayette Ave., ...


  11. Earle Atkins, SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Obits

    ... from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Lovejoy Temple Church of God in Christ (511 Canal Street Brooklyn, IL 62059). Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Pastor William Turner will officiate. Services ...


  12. BWW Review: Beautiful the Carole King Story Moves the Earth at Overture CenterRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 |

    ... at 608.258.4141 at 11 a.m. Long before she was Carole King , chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein , Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her ...


  13. Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Arrested in New York: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was arrested early Sunday in Brooklyn on gun possession-related charges, police told NBC 4 New York. Telfair, 32, and another man, Jami Thomas, 18, were found with three loaded firearms, a semi-automatic rifle, ammunition and a bullet-resistant vest, police said.


  14. Writer, drummer, and emcee Brian Costello closes the book on two decades in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    ... Mucho Culo . Lincoln Park venue the Elbo Room hosts a doozy of a show on Sunday, May 28 , headlined by acclaimed Brooklyn rapper Gregory Skyler Taylor, better known as Skyzoo. He'll be supported by three ace local MCs: Nicholas May, Jon Content, and ...


  15. Lena Dunham Cancels Lenny Tour, Won't Attempt to Heal Nation's Divide After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | River Front Times

    Just like the chilling finale of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men , Lenny has been stilled in the prime of its life.


  16. Boerum Hill condos rising from the ashes of a 150-year-old church move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Curbed

    ... that site never got off the ground. The church was ultimately demolished early last year, and now prolific Brooklyn developer Adam America is in the midst of purchasing the site at 24 Fourth Avenue. Plans filed with the Department of Buildings ...


  17. Adam America files plans to replace former Brooklyn church with 72-unit condoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Real Deal

    Prolific Brooklyn developer Adam America plans to replace a former Catholic church at near the Barclays Center with a 12-story condominium building. The project at 24 Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn would feature 72 residential units across 73,127 square feet, as well as 6,657 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor, according to plans filed with the city's Department of Buildings.


  18. Volunteer Lawyers Projects honors 5 at annual awards galaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Brooklyn Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project hosted its annual awards gala at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Fort Greene on Thursday night. This year's gala was led by the mistress of ceremonies Melissa Russo, a TV reporter with WNBC.


  19. PAPERWORK: Feed me a good line, I don't mindRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | The Times

    ... God,' she prayed, 'let me be something every minute of every hour of my life.'" - Betty Smith, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn." "There is a sense in which we are all each other's consequences." - Wallace Stegner, "All The Little Live Things." "Once upon ...


  20. Blow Us All Away! Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. & Nicolette Robinson Welcome First ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Broadway

    " Dear Theodosia " has a whole new meaning for Hamilton Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and his wife and fellow performer Nicolette Robinson, who welcomed their first child on April 23. The couple has been married since 2012; they met while working on Tony winner Billy Porter's 2008 production of Once on This Island . According to an Instagram post from Odom Jr., Lucille Ruby arrived "in the wee hours on Sunday morning after a brief but harrowing labor on the part of her incredible mother, Nicolette Kloe Robinson, the dragonslayer.


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