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  1. Glass half full: Visitors toast a quiet wine festival in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brooklyn Paper

    Double down: Anthony Armstead, left, from Black Hawk Imports, poured samples of wine and liquor at the Toast of Brooklyn festival on Nov. 10, including the "Vodkila," a blend of vodka and tequila. The 11th-annual Toast of Brooklyn wine festival, held in Williamsburg on Saturday, brought about 1,000 booze enthusiasts to the sixth and seventh floors above William Vale park.

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  2. Inside man: Play highlights life after prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Outside looking in: Actor Cornell Alston stars in "Jack &," a play about a man adjusting to life after prison, opening at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Oct. 17. A play about a man adjusting to life after prison, opening next week at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, draws on the real experience of its star, who spent 33 years behind bars. The story of "Jack &," which starts its four-night run on Oct. 17, is fictional, but the emotions and experiences it portrays are true to the realities of incarceration and re-entering society, said the show's writer.

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  3. Hair raising! Crown Heights flick shows horror of gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Vintage: The movie poster for "Hair Wolf" was inspired by the "egregiously out of date magazines," that Diallo used to read in hair salons growing up. A new comedy-horror short filmed in Crown Heights gives a monstrous spin to gentrification and the appropriation of black culture.

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  4. Parts and commerce: Cyclists buy, sell recycled gear at Slope bike bazaarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    DIY bike: Kendra Brody of Bedford-Stuyvesant got a new frame from the swap and plans to build her own bike, after losing two bikes this past summer to theft. Amateur and professional cyclists alike rolled into Park Slope on Saturday for a twice-a-year bicycle market where vendors peddled bikes and parts to pedalers hunting for bargains.

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  5. Decided: Dem. Socialist will face Bushwicka s Dem. state senator on primary ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    It's official: Julia Salazar, at right in orange, will appear on the primary election ballot after the Court of Appeals threw out state Sen. Martin Dilan's case claiming she has not lived in her would-be 18th Senate District long enough to run. Voters can officially fill in the bubble for the self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist candidate looking to unseat Bushwick's sitting Democratic state senator in the Sept.

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  6. Appellate judges rule against state senator's attempt to remove challenger from ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A panel of judges on Wednesday denied an appeal that Bushwick's sitting Democratic state senator filed in an attempt to kick his Democratic Socialist challenger off the ballot, ruling against the pol's claims that his opponent has not lived in the district long enough . The Appellate Division's decision came roughly two weeks after a Supreme Court Justice threw out state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan's case against 27-year-old Julia Salazar , a political novice whose grass-roots campaign received a surge of support earlier this summer after her fellow Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upset longtime Queens Congressman Joe Crowley in the June federal primary elections.

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  7. Today on BPR: North Bklyn state Senator seeking ninth term makes case for keeping seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A North Brooklyn state lawmaker with eight terms under his belt joins Brooklyn Paper Radio today to explain why voters should send him back to Albany for another two years instead of the democratic socialist running a grass-roots campaign to defeat him in this September's Democratic primary. Voters elected State Sen. Martin Malave Dilan - a one-time ally of his party's deceased, and disgraced, former boss Vito Lopez - to represent Brooklyn's 18th District, which includes parts of Bushwick, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Cypress Hills, East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Brownsville, in 2002, following his near decade as a Councilman representing locals from many of those neighborhoods.

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  8. Insurgent fights to get on Dem primary ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The 27-year-old self-proclaimed Democratic socialist looking to unseat a longtime democratic state senator claims the long-time pol is trying to kick her off the ballot. Political newcomer Julia Salazar wants to oust state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan - who has represented parts of Bushwick, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York, and Brownsville up in Albany since 2003 - but she is embroiled in a court case that started Wednesday after Dilan challenged her petitions with the city's Board of Elections in an attempt to boot her from the ballot on primary day.

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  9. Gov. dedicates millions to grow boro's community gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Let it grow: Gov. Cuomo announced $3.1 million in funding for Kings County community gardens during a visit to Crown Heights's Bergen Street Community Garden on July 19. The governor is showering 22 Kings County community gardens with $3.1 million in state capitol funding as part of a billion-dollar-effort to improve the quality of life for residents in some of the borough's lower-income neighborhoods.

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  10. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Genetic match: Franklin Gardner was convicted on a 24-year-old rape charge thanks to DNA evidence, which former District Attorney Charles Hynes used to keep the case sheltered from statute of limitation laws. A Bedford-Stuyvesant man will spend as many as two decades in prison for raping a teenage girl in 1994, a judge ruled on July 6, closing a case that remained open for more than 20 years - largely thanks to a controversial legal tactic a now-disgraced top prosecutor used to skirt statute-of-limitation rules before state lawmakers revised them.

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  11. Bed-Stuy man sentenced in 1994 rape case kept open via a John Doea indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Genetic match: Franklin Gardner was convicted on a 24-year-old rape charge thanks to DNA evidence, which former District Attorney Charles Hynes used to keep the case sheltered from statute of limitation laws. A Bedford-Stuyvesant man will spend as many as two decades in prison for raping a teenage girl in 1994, a judge ruled on Friday, closing a case that remained open for more than 20 years - largely thanks to a controversial legal tactic a now-disgraced top prosecutor used to skirt statute-of-limitation rules before state lawmakers revised them.

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  12. On BPR: Meet the democratic socialist looking to unseat North Bklyna s longtime state senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Democratic Socialist Julia Salazar wants to unseat long-time Bushwick state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan, once a close ally of disgraced local Democratic Party boss Vito Lopez, who died in 2015. A 27-year-old, self-proclaimed democratic socialist in the mold of Bernie Sanders who has never before held elected office is stopping by Brooklyn Paper Radio today to tell our co-hosts all about her campaign to unseat a Democratic state senator and one-time ally of disgraced party boss Vito Lopez who has served in Albany's upper house since 2003.

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  13. a Aa in activism: Students wrap lessons on gun violence with march through central BklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Sign of the times: The students participated in a walk out against gun violence, marching from their school to Restoration Plaza on Friday. Kids at a Crown Heights charter school capped off weeks of studying gun violence in the United States with a protest march on Friday - but the adolescent activists didn't walk alone, according to one student.

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  14. Celebrating service: Local leaders toast Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce at its centennial bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce head honcho Andrew Hoan, center, is joined by current and past Brooklyn Beeps, Eric Adams, Howard Golden, and Marty Markowitz to his right, and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce chairwoman Denise Arbesu and past president Carlos Scissura to his far left. Hundreds of Brooklynites packed a Downtown hotel on Saturday to celebrate the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's 100th year of boosting local businesses.

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  15. Look out below: Book claims cops most likely to cuff fare jumpers at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Subway reading: "The Black Commuters' Guide: Brooklyn" outlines where in the city black people are more likely to be arrested for fare evasion, claiming cops in Transit Disctrict 33 - which includes Bushwick, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and other central and eastern nabes - cuff the vast majority of fare jumpers. Leaders of a city-based social-justice group recently published a book that identifies the borough subway stations where cops are most likely to cuff fare jumpers in an attempt to shed light on what the authors argue is a massive disparity in the skin color of offenders.

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  16. Bed-Stuy hospital debuts North Brooklyna s first LGBTQ-focused health centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Local leaders snipped a rainbow-colored ribbon to celebrate the Wednesday opening of North Brooklyn's first medical facility dedicated to treating the LGBTQ community. The opening of Pride Health Center at Bedford-Stuyvesant's Woodhull Hospital is an inclusive step towards making sure no patients fall through the cracks in getting the treatment they need, according to the nabe's councilman.

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  17. Armed with a new backer: Local pol declares newfound support for city’s revised armory scheme before CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A Crown Heights pol who for months opposed the city's plan to redevelop the nabe's Bedford-Union Armory announced newfound support for the scheme at a Tuesday Council hearing, after officials and developers agreed to axe luxury condos and include more affordable housing in the proposal to earn her endorsement. Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo declared her change of heart in front of her colleagues on a Council subcommittee, describing the revised plan for the military structure at 1579 Bedford Ave. as a historic victory for local residents before the legislators voted unanimously to approve it.

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  18. Arts group's next act: Displaced African-dance center to reopen ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A dance center specializing in African-influenced movement is reopening inside a Bedford-Stuyvesant cultural complex on Nov. 11, following its honchos' two-year search for a new home after being evicted from their old Fort Greene space, which its landlord sold to a luxury high-rise developer . And to celebrate the new digs, staff at the Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance are offering discounted sessions for adults and kids who want to boogie down, according to its executive director.

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  19. Five things to do in Brooklyn this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Settle down: In the play "The Settler," playing at the Billie Holiday Theatre, the arrival of a new boarder creates tension between a a pair of sisters sharing an apartment in 1939 Harlem. Their new baby: The Reformed Whores comedy duo will screen their new video series "Journey to Greatness!" at the Up 'N' Coming variety show at Cobra Club on Nov. 9. Brooklyn's Nautical Purgatory takes center stage in the latest comic book in the "Tales of the Night Watchman" series, titled "It Came from the Gowanus Canal Again!" Be the first to read the tale of baristas battling sludge monsters tonight, when its creators launch the book with a party just a few steps from the fetid waters of its setting.

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