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  1. The Costs Of Rezoning-A Cautionary TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    As Brooklyn neighborhoods get rezoned, mom-and-pop businesses and longtime residents can become collateral damage. With the city mulling over a major rezoning in Gowanus, some locals there are turning to Fourth Avenue, rezoned in 2003, for lessons to learn from past mistakes.

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  2. Turning a Page In Cobble HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Cobble Hill, the Brooklyn's neighborhood known for its nostalgic, Woody Allen-esque-version of-New York-City appeal, has been going through a real identity change. Exhibit A: Two local bookstores on Court Street, only a 1,000 feet apart, have closed or announced they are about to close.

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  3. The Riddle of the Indie Bookstore: A Rookie and a Veteran Tell AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    The independents, it turns out, are doing OK. A veteran tells how it's done and a newcomer describes her dream store New Year's Eve is the last day Cobble Hill's BookCourt will be open for business.

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  4. A Struggle Over a Waste Station Finds Fresh Power in New VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    In East Williamsburg, neighbors have complained about a waste transfer station for years, and worried that it contributes to asthma. New neighbors are bringing new resources to the fight Ashley Tapia, 7, of East Williamsburg, often relies on an inhaler to relieve her asthma.

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  5. Cracking Down on Brooklyn's Not-So-Affordable HousingRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Builders who trade a 421-a tax break for affordable units often don't actually provide them, and city politicians are taking notice A shiny new condominium development is a familiar site in Brooklyn today. And with rents continuing to rise across the borough, many of these buildings come with a promise-to provide some affordable housing along with the more expensive units.

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  6. All They Want for Christmas is Some Cooking GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Between a slow city bureaucracy and a slower legal system, some tenants haven't been able to cook for months. Are landlords trying to push them out? Kristy Arroyo loves to entertain and have people over to her place in Williamsburg for family dinners, but she hasn't had the opportunity since February.

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  7. Brooklyn's Ambulances Get You To the Hospital, But It's ComplicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    A call gets routed through a complex system to four kinds of emergency services-hospital-based, municipal, proprietary, or volunteer. Ambulance services in Brooklyn, with municipal, hospital-based, and private services in red, volunteer services in yellow, and bankrupt TransCare You're lingering over brunch when you choke on a peanut.

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  8. In the Age of Trump, an Immigrant Labor Group Rethinks Its MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    At the end of Bay Parkway Avenue, by the waters of the Lower New York Bay, there is a large parking lot. To its right is Bensonhurst Park; to its left, a large shopping center with several department stores.

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  9. Lamenting the L Shutdown-in PolishRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    The L line shutdown announced last July could spell problems for the pace of gentrification in Greenpoint. Average condo sale prices in Greenpoint have already seen an eight percent drop in the last two quarters, from $796,000 to $759,000 in 2016, according to The Real Estate Board of New York's residential sales report.

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  10. One Parking Spot: $185,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    If you live in Cobble Hill and are tired and jaded of driving around the neighborhood every day looking for parking, a simple solution has come to your door: Just buy a parking condo. With that, not only will you have a covered place for your car, but also a valet service that will take you almost anywhere in Brooklyn and Manhattan, plus regular fluid checks and other maintenance, like registration services or car washes.

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  11. Gowanus: An Artists' Haven May Slip AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Stephan von Muehlan came to Gowanus ten years ago. He is a designer, builder and visual artist, and his first art project in the neighborhood involved converting an abandoned boat into an art space on the Gowanus canal.

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  12. Red State BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    It is no secret that the vast majority of Brooklyn residents, 79% to be exact, voted for Hillary Clinton on November 8. It's a large borough, though, and out past the rapidly gentrifying brownstone neighborhoods and downtown glass high-rises that have become Brooklyn's national representation, things can look different. While they may be in the minority in the city, some neighborhoods at the southern and eastern edges of Brooklyn have quite a bit in common with Trump's electorate.

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  13. The Post-Election Mood in Brooklyna OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    A country could hardly be more openly and vigorously divided than the United States has been since the 2016 Presidential election. That includes our home turf, Brooklyn, New York, and The Brooklyn Ink 's recently adopted sister city, Brooklyn, Ohio, where we last touched base early on election day .

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  14. Bushwick Inlet Park Gets Real At LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Finally, it looks like Williamsburg will get its waterside park. The city has made a deal to buy the last piece of the puzzle, a chunk of land that had been blocking plans for the long-promised 28-acre Bushwick Inlet Park.

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  15. In Brooklyn Heights, a Rally Against HateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    In response to graffiti discovered at Adam Yauch Park playground Friday in Brooklyn Heights, some 500 Brooklyn residents and city officials rallied there on Sunday morning to condemn hatred and call for love and solidarity. The graffiti-a pair of swastikas with the words "Go Trump"-was replaced with flowers and hearts before the rally.

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  16. The Water Is Safe at the "Double D" Pool. But Will It Stay That Way?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Officials say a cement barrier keeps swimmers apart from the toxic coal tar underneath the pool. But experts note that cement can deteriorate.

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  17. Brooklyn: The Tourists Are ComingRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    Brooklyn tourism is flourishing, thanks to the efforts to attract more visitors to the borough. More than 15 million visitors came to Brooklyn last year, confirming its status as one of the top destinations in New York City, according to City Guide Magazine .

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  18. Crown Heights: A Battle Over An ArmoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    One of Crown Height's major untapped pieces of real estate, the Bedford-Union Armory, is getting a makeover. But a debate about the nature of the redevelopment on this city-owned land is exposing fault lines between parts of the community and the real estate developers who would re-shape it.

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  19. DUMBO: Small Businesses Are Fighting to Survive Rising RentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    While new big businesses, like the Empire Stores , are continuing to move into DUMBO, smaller ones are struggling to survive. Rising commercial rents in DUMBO have been pushing small business owners to rethink their options.

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  20. Coming to Brooklyn: Sidewalk Doghouses, For RentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Brooklyn Inc

    A new company called Dog Parker is offering modern doghouses as an alternative to tying your companion up on the sidewalk Leo, an energetic 18-month-old Golden Retriever, and his owner Dennis Dimitri are regular customers at Bagel World in Park Slope. On a recent October afternoon, Dimitri placed an order through a window of the shop while Leo rested on a small carpet by the window and drank from a bowl.

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