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  1. Dockless bike share pilot program divides transportation expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    JUMP Bikes, based in Brooklyn, is one of 12 companies vying for the pilot to bring dockless bike share technology to the city. Photo Credit: Jump Bikes With the de Blasio administration preparing to launch dockless bike share service this summer, some experts see the future of cycling while others worry the city is cutting corners.

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  2. ICE arrests 225 immigrants in New York during 'Operation Keep Safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newsday

    Immigration Customs and Enforcement agents arrested 225 people in New York City and the surrounding areas between April 9 and April 14, the agency said. Photo Credit: Immigration Customs and Enforcement New York Immigration Customs and Enforcement agents conducted a massive sweep last week that resulted in the arrests of 225 people, more than half of whom were in New York City. 5 comments

  3. Brooklyn record store Black Gold brings its vinyl, oddities and coffee to SoHoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    For years, we've been mourning the loss of great neighborhood record stores like Greenwich's Other Music, Bleecker Street Records and Rebel Rebel - all which shuttered in 2016 - but one Brooklyn-based shop is ready to fill the void. Carroll Gardens' Black Gold celebrated the opening of its SoHo location inside the Artists and Fleas market on Broadway in February.

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  4. Federal judge asks for larger jury pool for 'El Chapo' trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan said the pool - to grow from 650 to as many as 1,000 - was as big as he could remember being assembled to select 12 for the September case. Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City, Mexico, Jan. 8, 2016.

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  5. ICE arrests 225 in region on immigration law violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said they arrested 21 people in Suffolk and 16 in Nassau over a six-day period that ended April 14. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest an immigrant suspected of being in the country illegally during a raid in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on April 11, 2018. Photo Credit: Getty Images / John Moore Federal agents arrested 225 immigrants in New York City, Long Island and the Hudson Valley over six days for violating U.S. immigration laws, officials said Tuesday.

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  6. El Chapo trial judge asks for larger jury poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    The Brooklyn federal judge overseeing the trial of alleged drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera said Tuesday he was asking for a pool of 800 to 1,000 prospective jurors to choose 12 to hear the trial in September, upping the number from 650. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan said the pool was as big as he could remember being assembled.

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  7. Man tries to rob Brooklyn bubble tea shop with glue gun wrapped in black tape, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    A man, suspected of multiple robberies, wrapped a glue gun in black tape to make it resemble a hand gun, police said. Photo Credit: NYPD A man suspected of multiple robberies was arrested Tuesday after he wrapped a glue gun in black tape and tried to rob a bubble tea shop in downtown Brooklyn, police said.

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  8. LIRR: Trains delayed on most branches by Amtrak switch troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    There were delays Tuesday morning on all but one branch of the Long Island Rail Road because of Amtrak switch problems at Penn Station, the railroad said. "LIRR customers can anticipate delays, cancellations and diversions this morning due to Amtrak switch trouble at Penn Station," the railroad said in an advisory on its website.

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  9. Eddie Reyes has left Taking Back Sunday, citing 'personal reasons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Newsday

    From left, Shaun Cooper, Eddie Reyes, Mark O'Connell, Adam Lazzara and John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday at the Rock On The Range Music Festival on May 20, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Photo Credit: AP/ Invision / Amy Harris Taking Back Sunday's rhythm guitarist Eddie Reyes has left the band citing "personal reasons."

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  10. Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop in DUMBO puts verse before proseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Newsday

    We may be a little more than 100 days into 2018, but the enthusiastic suggestion helps lure passers-by away from the rumble of the Manhattan Bridge and into the colorful DUMBO bookstore. Inside, tables splayed with various sizes of poetry books, in a range of colors and formats, adorn the small space.

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  11. Goat yoga NYC pop-up squashed by health departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Newsday

    The organizers behind Gilbertsville Farmhouse, an upstate New York yoga studio, are no longer able to bring their animal experience to Brooklyn as planned. The company issued an emailed statement to those who had registered for their Bushwick pop-up Sunday night, letting yoga-seekers know they were unable to obtain proper permits.

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  12. 10 things every tourist should do in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Newsday

    Yes, you need to visit a cemetery. This 478-acre National Historical Landmark nestled between Prospect and Sunset Parks was founded in 1838 and is New York City's answer to Paris' Pere Lachaise.

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  13. NYPD's neighborhood policing model to be tested on subways in Brooklyn, BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Critics hope the shift will help reduce - not add to - the number of turnstile-jumping arrests of people of color. Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the NYPD's new push to bring neighborhood policing to city subways at the Atlantic Avenue -- Barclays Center station on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

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  14. Mayor Bill de Blasio treads an ethical fine lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Call it the Bill de Blasio law of large numbers: Donate big to the causes of a mayor who has flirted with fundraising irregularities, and you might need a lawyer yourself. That's what happened with Brooklyn businessmen Jona Rechnitz and Jeremy Reichberg, de Blasio donors who were charged in 2016 with involvement in corruption schemes.

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  15. Whither the left in fight for control of NY Democratic Party?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Cynthia Nixon kicks off her gubernatorial campaign at Bethesda Healing Center in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Nixon is challenging New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in the democratic primary.

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  16. Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov completes sale of minority interest in team to Joseph TsaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov speaks during a press conference to open the Hospital for Special Surgery Training Center in Brooklyn on Feb. 17, 2016. Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke It won't affect the day-to-day operations of the Nets immediately, but owner Mikhail Prokhorov completed sale of a 49 percent interest in the franchise to e-commerce billionaire Joseph Tsai, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

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  17. Family of man killed by illegal pulley-system at Brooklyn market to file lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Newsday

    The family of a man killed by an illegal hoist mechanism at KP Farm Market in East Flatbush is preparing to file a lawsuit, attorney Mark Bernstein said Thursday. Photo Credit: Google Maps The family of a man who died after being crushed by an illegal, makeshift pulley-system in Brooklyn last week is preparing to file a lawsuit, attorney Mark Bernstein said Thursday.

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  18. Jackie Robinson Parkway signs will feature iconic Brooklyn Dodger's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Newsday

    David Robinson speaks Thursday at a ceremony to honor his father, Jackie Robinson, whose image will grace signs along his eponymous parkway in Brooklyn and Queens. Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz-Gordon In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, the city's Department of Transportation unveiled new signage Thursday for the Jackie Robinson Parkway that includes a grayscale illustration of Robinson at bat in his number 42 Brooklyn Dodgers uniform.

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  19. Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart to front jam session at Hayden PlanetariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Newsday

    When you've already played Woodstock, Madison Square Garden and the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, there's only one venue left: outer space. While Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart hasn't built a rocket, he's doing the next best thing.

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  20. Long Island hires and promotions: Peter N. Zogas, Lamb & BarnoskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Newsday

    Peter N. Zogas of Rockville Centre has been hired as a partner at the law firm of Lamb & Barnosky in Melville. Peter N. Zogas of Rockville Centre has been hired as a partner at Lamb & Barnosky in Melville.

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