Brooklyn Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Which Candidate is Winning Over New York City's Street Artists?Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    Four Bernie Sanders posters hang above the words "Post No Hillarys," spray-painted on construction fencing in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. With a few days to go until the New York presidential primary , candidate Hillary Clinton has a 98 percent chance of winning the Democratic vote, according to the latest polling analysis by FiveThirtyEight .

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  2. Boutique 'By Brooklyn' to Close Amid Declining Foot Traffic on Smith StreetRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    By Brooklyn , a boutique that sold only goods made in Brooklyn, is closing its doors as Smith Street experiences a loss of foot traffic in recent times, owner Gaia DiLoreto said. The shop will close at the end of the month after five years at 261 Smith St. near Degraw Street, she said.

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  3. Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival Celebrates Female MusiciansRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Jazz tunes will fill the air in Bedford-Stuyvesant this weekend as the 17th annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival celebrates women in the art form. Saturday's day-long event "Jazz! The Women's Viewpoint" pays tribute to female musicians and vocalists in the mostly male-dominated industry, according to organizers.

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  4. These Words Will Get Your Apartment Sold in No Time, Study SaysRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    If you're about to list your home during the busy spring real estate season, keep in mind that playing up certain features could help your property get snatched up more quickly, according to a report from search engine Streeteasy released Tuesday. To find the hottest buzzwords of the year, the company analyzed sales listings of the fastest-selling properties and lowest-selling ones, looking at the frequency of certain words that appeared in each group.

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  5. MTA Will Tell You More About L Train Shutdown in Early May, Pol SaysRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    After months of quiet from the MTA since news first broke that the L train could fully shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than a year , the agency has finally committed to come before the public in early May, according to a local politician who met with the agency last week. "We are working with the MTA to secure a location for the first town hall in Brooklyn," said State Assemblyman Joseph Lentol.

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  6. Restaurant Selling 'Rabbit in a Jar' Opens in GowanusRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Freek's Mill, which opened April 8 at 285 Nevins St., has a $15 starter called "Rabbit in a Jar." The direct description is for the French dish rillettes - rabbit meat cooked slowly in duck fat until it becomes spreadable paste.

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  7. Who's Who in the Federal NYPD/City Hall Corruption ProbeRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The NYPD has been rocked by a long-running federal corruption probe that has reached into the highest levels of the department, and threatens to tarnish the mayor as well. As part of the FBI's look into an alleged pay-for-favors scandal involving two prominent Brooklyn businessmen with ties to Mayor Bill de Blasio and top police officials, the NYPD has stripped two high-ranking officers of their guns and badges and has transferred two deputy chiefs.

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  8. Attorney General Probes Nursing Home Operator in Bed-Stuy ProjectRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A nursing home operator hoping to turn a Bedford-Stuyvesant health care facility into residential apartments is under investigation by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , according to sources. Allure Group, the operator under scrutiny for a deal that resulted in the sale of a Lower East Side nursing home to condominium developers , is subject to another probe in Brooklyn, sources said.

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  9. 15 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This Weekend, MTA SaysRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Fifteen subway lines are slated for service disruptions this weekend as the MTA continues widespread work on rails, stations and signals. 1 Train : From 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, service will be suspended between 14th Street and South Ferry.

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  10. Bernie Sanders Was All Over Brooklyn TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    With less than two weeks until New York's presidential primary, Bernie Sanders got back to his roots on the campaign trail on Friday, revving up supporters at two rallies in his home borough, including one at his childhood home. The Vermont senator greeted a cheering crowd Friday outside 1525 E. 26th St. in Midwood - the apartment building where he grew up, located just down the block from James Madison High School where he graduated in 1959 .

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  11. We're Live-Tweeting Bernie Sanders' Greenpoint RallyRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Sen. Bernie Sanders continues his campaign push through Brooklyn ahead of the New York primary election with a planned stop in the neighborhood Friday evening. The Democratic presidential candidate is expected to take the stage at WNYC Transmitter Park at 5 p.m. for a rally.

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  12. Average Sale Price Hits $1.4 Million in Brownstone and North BrooklynRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Residential properties in north and brownstone Brooklyn sold for an average of $1.425 million in the first quarter of 2016, and median prices increased 6.7 percent to $1.037 million from the previous year, according to a report titled Brownstone Brooklyn and Beyond, released by Ideal Properties Group. Average prices per square foot rose by 9.3 percent to $1,026, while median prices per square foot rose by 10 percent, from $921 per square foot to $1,013, the report said.

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  13. Workers Stiffed Out of $80K by Subcontractor at City Housing Site, AG SaysRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A construction company stiffed workers out of more than $80,000 for work they performed as part of a $38 million renovation project for a public housing residence for the blind, the state Attorney General's office said. For more than half a year, subcontractor JAM Construction Corp. underpaid carpenters and tapers carrying out work at Selis Manor at 135 W. 23rd St., after being picked for the job by a contractor for the city's Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement.

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  14. Alamo Drafthouse Theater Opening This Summer in Downtown BrooklynRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Austin-based theater chain Alamo Drafthouse - which serves food, beer and liquor to your seat while you enjoy your movie - announced Tuesday that its new Brooklyn location is scheduled to open this summer at 445 Gold St. The seven-screen theater is in its final phase of construction at the new City Point development, at the intersection of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue. "It's been a long time coming, but we cannot wait to bring the Alamo Drafthouse experience to Brooklyn," founder and CEO Tim League said in a statement.

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  15. Open House Agenda: 3 Duplex Apartments To See This WeekendRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    If you're in search of an apartment with some bonus space, consider one that comes with an extra floor. These three duplex apartments, all holding open houses, offer room for lofted bedrooms, offices and outdoor space.

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  16. Duke Riley Sending Pigeons Wearing LED Bands to Light Up Night SkyRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Thousands of the ubiquitous urban birds, outfitted with their own small LED lights, will take to the night sky above the Brooklyn Navy Yard each weekend between May 7 and June 12 as part of artist Duke Riley's Fly by Night project, put on by public arts organization Creative Time . For 43-year-old Riley, who's been raising pigeons since he was in his early 20s, the project has been a dream come true.

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  17. Brooklyn Median Apartment Sales Price Hits Post-Recession HighRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The median price of Brooklyn apartments surpassed $600,000 in the first quarter of 2016 - the highest in almost eight years and a 15 percent jump from the same time a year ago, according a report from The Corcoran Group released Thursday. The $606,000 median, which represents the middle point of the market, is the highest figure seen since the third quarter of 2008 during the Great Recession when it was $644,000.

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  18. 6 Things To Do With Your Kids in New York City's Neighborhoods This WeekendRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Whitney Wees Where? Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort St., West Village When? 10 to 11 a.m. How Much? $5 per child, plus museum admission, which is $22 for adults. Museum admission is free for members and children under 18. Bookings for Whitney Wees are essential .

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  19. Soup Kitchen Displaced by Luxury Building Finds New Forest Hills LocationRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A neighborhood soup kitchen that was displaced by a luxury rental building has found a new home close to its current location, according to its executive director. Last week, Masbia Soup Kitchen Network announced it would relocate to a 3,800-square-foot space at 105-49 64th Road, near 108th Street, in Forest Hills.

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  20. Carjacker Accused of Killing Vehicle's Owner Freed From Jail 12 Days BeforeRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    An ex-con accused of crushing a man's head with the victim's own stolen truck had been arrested for carjacking just 12 days earlier - but a judge released him, records show. Joshua Colon, 24, who's been arrested about 30 times and spent half of 2014 in prison, was arrested Monday after he stole 63-year-old Phil Dellegrazie's truck from outside his Sunset Park ironworks and then ran him over, killing him, officials said.

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