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    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    The pyrotechnics lit up the night near the Empire State building in New York to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Shows dazzled at Wrigley Field in Chicago after the Cubs beat the Miami Marlins and at the President William McKinley National Memorial in Ohio. Fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015.

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  2. The Supreme Court's huge gay marriage ruling came at just the right timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The court's decision comes at a time when support for gay marriage is at an all-time high , and it follows a dramatic shift in public opinion on the emotionally charged issue in a relatively short period of time. Back in 2004, my gay friends and I in Brooklyn, New York, used to have debates about whether it was the "right" time to fight for same-sex marriage.

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  3. There's a New York City street named in honor of a Confederate army leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Watersblogged

    The killing of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last Wednesday has ignited a nationwide debate over the Confederate flag. But in New York, one of the country's largest and most racially diverse cities, a street honoring the general who led the Confederate army has gone largely unnoticed.

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  4. Brooklyn borough president condemns NYC street named for Confederate Army leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In a statement provided to Business Insider, Adams called for "a panel of historians and local leaders" to determine more appropriate names for "General Lee Avenue" and a street on the base named for another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson. "We can no longer accept a single government site in this nation, not a street, school, or military installation, named for an individual who fought to preserve slavery in America.

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  5. How one Lord & Taylor exec overcame the unique obstacle she faced when she first started her careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Liz Rodbell, president of Lord & Taylor and Hudson's Bay , recently told the New York Times' Adam Bryant that her first management experience came when she was 22 and right out of college. She was At the time Rodbell was an assistant buyer at New York City department store Abraham & Straus.

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  6. Al Sharpton's organization wants the US military to remove 'all...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The Rev. Al Sharpton's civil rights group, the National Action Network, wants the US military to rename all of its facilities that honor Confederate Army figures including a street named for Robert E. Lee on Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York .

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  7. Brooklyn congressman Hakeem Jeffries: 'There is no good reason' for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries wants to get rid of a Brooklyn street named for Confederate General Robert E. Lee . In a statement sent to Business Insider on Tuesday, Jeffries said he hopes officials can rename "General Lee Avenue" after a more "appropriate" person.

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  8. There's a New York City street that's named in honor of a Confederate army leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The killing of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last Wednesday has ignited a nationwide debate over the Confederate flag. But in New York, one of the country's largest and most racially diverse cities, a street honoring the general who led the Confederate army has gone largely unnoticed.

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  9. You have to try these 11 absurdly good foods next time you're in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It's hard to figure out where to eat when you're in a new city - especially in New York, which is full of restaurants and food trucks. But there's one unlikely place where the most unique and bizarre food samplings in any city can be found: Instagram.

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  10. The founder of an award-winning tequila brand shares the 2 most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Ken Austin was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1965. The second of three children, and the only boy, Austin shared a special bond with his dad.

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  11. The oldest person in the world told us her secrets to a long lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Susannah Mushatt Jones became the world's oldest person on Wednesday . She has loved bacon for more than a century.

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  12. Here's how Hillary Clinton thanked a pizza place that's been feeding her campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Monty Q's, a pizzeria located near Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, has become a favored source of food for her staff. Clinton checked out Monty Q's for herself on May 14 .

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  13. 11 New York rooftops where you can do more than just drinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In the summer, New York's rooftops make for the perfect place to grab an ice-cold drink and enjoy the sunshine. From outdoor art exhibits to mini-golf and yoga, here are 13 rooftops where you can do much more than just drink.

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  14. I just went to Wegmans for the first time ever - now I get what all the fuss is aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It seems every time someone mentions Wegmans, the insanely popular grocery store chain prevalent in upstate New York , people go absolutely nuts. Wegmans has 85 locations, and tens of thousands of enthusiastically loyal customers at each one.

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  15. The second oldest person in the world told us her secrets to a long lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Susannah Mushatt Jones has loved bacon for more than a century. She is 115 years old, and the meat is the first thing to disappear from her plate every morning, followed by eggs.

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  16. Hillary Clinton just had her first big outing in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dropped by at least two small businesses near her campaign headquarters in Brooklyn , New York, on Thursday afternoon. Employees who saw Clinton told Business Insider she purchased a salad, an iced tea, and a dress for her granddaughter.

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  17. Carbonated iced coffee drinks will be all the rage this summer - here's where to get a tasteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Portland coffee juggernaut Stumptown will be offering a cold brew tonic at all of its locations, and smaller coffee shops like New York's Box Kite and San Francisco's Saint Frank Coffee have been serving fizzy iced joe for a while. , est.

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  18. Rand Paul has a plan to convince Jewish voters he's on their sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Paul's past support for ending US foreign aid to all countries, including Israel, and accusations linking his father , former Rep. Ron Paul , to anti-Semitic statements and groups may make it hard for him to attract Jewish voters. On Monday, Paul confronted what one rabbi described as this "elephant in the room" when he visited Torah Umesorah in Brooklyn, New York and met with Jewish leaders. 1 comment

  19. HBO officially told a Brooklyn bar to stop hosting 'Game of Thrones' viewing partiesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Sunday nights, some "Game of Thrones" fans in Brooklyn, New York, like to dress up in costume and head over to a cool bar-slash-movie theater called Videology and watch the latest episode as it airs live on HBO. HBO is apparently not pleased. 1 comment

  20. The truth about the mysterious center of the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Type "Where is the center of the universe?" into Google and you'll be surprised to learn that it's actually an art gallery in Brooklyn, New York . Of course, cosmologists who study the nature of the universe in which we live would disagree, but the real answer to this question has not been certain for very long.

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