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  1. A co-founder of the world's third-best restaurant is opening a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A co-founder of the world's third-best restaurant is opening a cooking school in one of the poorest parts of New York City Claus Meyer, co-founder of the Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, will open a new eatery and culinary school in Brownsville, Brooklyn. An international restaurateur who co-founded the world-famous eatery Noma is the mastermind behind a new cooking school and restaurant opening in Brownsville, DNAinfo New York has learned.


  2. We may finally have the ammo we need to defeat the pesky bedbugRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Because of their growing resistance to pesticides, bed bugs have become a major problem in cities. Relatively little is known so far about how this resistance spreads and the best ways to stop it.


  3. Newly unsealed documents reveal Shkreli was under investigation longer than we thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Days before Martin Shkreli's arrest for securities fraud, U.S. prosecutors obtained a secret court order ruling that communications between the former pharmaceutical executive and a corporate lawyer also under investigation were not protected by attorney-client privilege. The order by U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein in Brooklyn, New York, unsealed on Tuesday, provides a glimpse into how prosecutors built their case against Shkreli during his time as a hedge fund manager and CEO of drug company Retrophin Inc. Shkreli, who until recently was Turing Pharmaceuticals' chief executive, was arrested Dec. 17, along with Retrophin's outside counsel, Evan Greebel.


  4. New York City's mayor just issued a dire-sounding travel warning for the coming blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A man and his dog contending with blowing snow in Brooklyn, New York, after a snowstorm that left up to 8 inches of snow, on January 3, 2014. Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning New Yorkers to avoid traveling this weekend because of the severe snowstorm expected to arrive Saturday.


  5. These will be the 10 hottest New York City neighborhoods in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    That's according to online real estate and rental marketplace StreetEasy , which recently came out with their 2016 list of " New York City's Hottest Neighborhoods. " "Five of the top ten hottest neighborhoods are in Queens, with Jamaica topping the list," reports StreetEasy data scientist Alan Lightfeldt.


  6. 2 former JPMorgan bankers allegedly stole from the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Jonathan Francis, 27, and Dion Allison, 30, both former personal bankers at JPMorgan, are accused of stealing $400,000 from inactive bank accounts belonging to at least eight deceased customers. Bloomberg reports, prosecutors say the duo, along with their co-conspirators, made at least 350 withdrawals, using ATM cards they made, from "dormant" accounts in Brooklyn, New York that were receiving regular direct deposits from Social Security.


  7. Jim Cramer breaks down his relentless daily schedule that starts atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Cramer is best known as being the animated, loudmouth host of CNBC's "Mad Money." He's also a cofounder of TheStreet , a best-selling author, the owner of an inn and a bar - and an avid tomato grower.


  8. Thanksgiving took the place of a holiday commemorating a major Revolutionary War victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Print showing a man on a flagpole replacing the British flag with an American flag as the British fleet departs New York Harbor. If you asked a New Yorker, or anyone from the Northeastern Seaboard for that matter, 150 years ago if they were excited for Thanksgiving you would have received a blank stare.


  9. Tech investors are betting $4 million that a funky ice cream shop in...Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In the summer of 2011, when Brian Smith opened the first Ample Hills Creamery ice-cream shop in Brooklyn, New York, he actually ended up losing 25 pounds. That's what happens when you work 14 hours a day turning buckets of milk and cream into zany ice cream flavors like salted-crack caramel.


  10. With rents skyrocketing, Portland's creatives pushed outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Portland has been a magnet for young, creative adults for over a decade, beckoning droves with its quirkiness, liberal appeal and quality of life. But the city's popularity has had another effect: Those who helped make it cool can't afford to live here anymore.


  11. Sanders spends $2M on 1st ad campaign in Iowa, New HampshireRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is spending $2 million on his first television ad campaign in Iowa and New Hampshire, casting himself as a longtime fighter against injustice and inequality. The ad traces Sanders' humble upbringing in Brooklyn, New York, and notes that he attended Dr. Martin Luther King's March on Washington in 1963.


  12. Once a fetid mess, now serene wetland: NYC waters transformRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Amid the crammed concrete and steel of Brooklyn, a ribbon of clear water stretches out into a vast bay. Tall grass rustles along the undulating shoreline, where bursts of golden flowers, pines and cacti flourish in the soft sand.


  13. Apple told a US judge that it's 'impossible' to break into new iPhonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Apple has told a U.S. judge that it is "impossible" to access data stored on a locked iPhone that uses its latest operating system. Apple's position was laid out in a brief filed late Monday, after a federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn, New York, sought its input as he weighed a U.S. Justice Department request to force the company to help authorities access a seized iPhone.


  14. Bernie Sanders to appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will be a guest on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show, airing this week from Brooklyn, New York. The U.S. senator from Vermont is becoming quite the TV star.


  15. Lena Dunham says 'Girls' will probably end after 6 seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    "Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham hasn't changed her mind on the end of "Girls." She says Season 6 is still probably the HBO show's last hurrah.


  16. Hillary Clinton used Ronald Reagan to troll the Republicans during their debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Hillary Clinton's campaign tried to use former President Ronald Reagan against his own party during the Republican debates Wednesday night. The debates took place at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.


  17. Exclusive: Target pharmacy workers form union, first in company's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A group of pharmacy workers within Target Corp's store in Brooklyn, New York, have won a vote to form a microunion, making it the first unionized store at the retailer since its inception in 1902. Earlier on Wednesday, Reuters was first to report that a group of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians won an initial ballot, 7-2, to form the union, according to a filing on the National Labor Relations Board website and union officials.


  18. This band of college dropouts has a monster hit single - but people still don't know who they areRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The black ballistic rubber floors radiated heat from below as the sun beat down upon the brows of the 150 or so invited guests awaiting an acoustic set from Despite the heat, the sweeping views of the High Line and Hudson River provided a picturesque backdrop for the upcoming show. The guests were ostensibly eager for the band to play, but many appeared not to be fans per se , but rather pretty people who reveled in the thought of attending an invite-only party with a relatively-famous band and an army of professional photographers in tow.


  19. Big Food's natural brand acquisitions prosper best when left aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Even though Applegate executives sought to reassure people that their products -- hot dogs and deli meats prepared without antibiotics or the added nitrites often found in processed meats - wouldn't change under Hormel's ownership, it was a tough sell with some consumers. For those shoppers, the feeling was, "I really struggle with putting any of my dollars into Hormel's pockets," said Neil Leinwand, Applegate's senior vice president of marketing.


  20. 'Fort Tilden' is a hilarious wake up call for millennialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    If you don't laugh, or at least smile with recognition, at Harper and Allie's vitriolic opening text exchange, go ahead and watch something else. The film, written and directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss & Charles Rogers, follows two Brooklynite roommates, Harper and Allie , as they embark on an unexpectedly treacherous journey to a beach in The Rockaways to meet up with a couple guys.


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