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  1. LISTEN: There's No Such Thing as a Brooklyn Accent, Exhibit SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

    There's no such thing as a Brooklyn accent, a Bronx accent or any other borough-specific accent, according to the organizers of "Mother Tongues," an upcoming exhibition at City Lore that focuses on languages in New York City. "The NYC accent is not geographically specific," said Abby Ronner, City Lore's gallery director.

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  2. Scientology-Backed Anti-Drug Program At Work in City Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

    A Church of Scientology-backed anti-drug program is spreading its message to students in dozens of city public schools, DNAinfo New York has learned. , visited 30 city public schools last year, providing free anti-drug programs to elementary, middle and high school students in all five boroughs, according to its Facebook page.

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  3. 30-Year NYPD Veteran Arrested for Driving Drunk During Snowstorm: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | DNAinfo.com

    A veteran off-duty Brooklyn police officer with three decades on the force was arrested for driving drunk after he crashed his car during the snowstorm Monday night, according to the NYPD .

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  4. DA Fights Motion to Move Eric Garner Hearing Off Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | DNAinfo.com

    A request to have a court outside Staten Island decide if the Eric Garner grand jury testimony should be released has been opposed by the borough's District Attorney. In a motion filed Monday, DA Dan Donovan argued there was no legal reason for Staten Island courts to step aside and let another borough decide on the release of the typically secret proceedings.

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  5. New York Digs Out After City Avoids 'Historic' SnowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | DNAInfo.com

    New Yorkers dug out of a smaller-than-expected snowstorm Tuesday morning after a threatened blizzard of "historic" proportions failed to materialize. Despite the storm dumping only 10 inches of snow on the city - much less than the 3 feet initially predicted - it still shut down roads and public transit.

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  6. Blizzard Warning Lifted as Storm Only Drops 10 Inches of Snow on CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | DNAinfo.com

    New York City dodged a bullet Monday night as the worst of the winter storm never reached the five boroughs, which was covered in just 10 inches of snow, forecasters said. The blizzard warning was lifted for New York City Tuesday morning after the storm was pushed about 50 miles east and failed to ever reach blizzard conditions within the city, forecasters said.

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  7. Greenwich Village Braces for BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Residents of Greenwich Village and SoHo scrambled to stock up on food and emergency supplies on Monday, as a blizzard of historic proportions surged up the East Coast. Local businesses saw an increase in customers as people rushed in to grab supplies ahead of the storm, which was expected to dump about 2 feet of snow on the city.

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  8. What's Closing and Canceled on the Upper West Side Due to the BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAinfo.com

    With up to 2 feet of snow forecast to blanket the city starting Monday, every place from Central Park to Whole Foods is bracing for what the mayor warned could by the biggest snowstorm in New York City history. DNAinfo New York will be regularly updating a list of what's closed, canceled and operating as usual on the Upper West Side.

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  9. Only 1 Worker Mans Nyc Id Card Station Despite People Lined Up in SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Dozens of people braved an impending blizzard and sub-zero temperatures to wait for an appointment to get the city's new municipal identification cards , but only one person was at work to assist them, officials said. Those waiting for appointments huddled outside the offices of Make the Road , one of only three centers in Queens administering the new cards, as snow began to fall ahead of what was predicted to be an historic blizzard Monday.

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  10. These Queens Stores Plan to Stay Open Despite 'Historic' BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAinfo.com

    Workers at some Queens stores said Monday that they were planning to stay open despite the "historic" blizzard , which could dump up to 2 feet of snow by Tuesday evening. Managers at Met Foodmarkets on Jamaica Avenue near 160th Street, in downtown Jamaica, and Walgreens on Queens and Yellowstone boulevards in Forest Hills said they were planning to keep the stores open.

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  11. 'Frantic' Shopping, Long Lines As New Yorkers Prepare For BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAinfo.com

    Long lines snaked around snow-covered blocks as New Yorkers swarmed supermarkets and hardware stores, trying to stock up on staples from milk to flashlights Monday morning ahead of the 2-foot snow dump. "Everybody seems really frantic, like something really, really bad is going to happen," said Dalia Flanagan, 33, as she loaded up a cart full of groceries at the bustling Fairway in Red Hook.

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  12. Here's How to Use Public Transit to Get Home Before BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Subway service will be drastically limited, commuter rail lines will be shut down and major roads may be closed beginning Monday evening as a major snowstorm bears down on the city. The blizzard, which officials described as a "historic" winter storm , is expected to bring up to 24 inches of snow and wind gusts of up to 55 mph to the city.

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  13. Silver Steps Back from Speaker Duties After Corruption Charges: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Silver, who has represented the Lower East Side and Downtown for decades, is not resigning from his post, but plans to step back from his speaker responsibilities temporarily and delegate them to a group of senior members, the report says. Silver, 70, made the decision after receiving pressure from his fellow democrats to step down. 2 comments

  14. Principal of New Charter School Sets the Bar HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | DNAinfo.com

    Basis Independent Brooklyn has only been open a few months, but principal Rosalind Thompson said the school dove right into the "rigorous" curriculum that challenges modern academic norms. Last September, the new private school opened at a temporary space in Flatbush.

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  15. 12-Year-Old Girl Shot in Head Calls 911 After Dad Massacres Family: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | DNAinfo.com

    Police were hunting a man who massacred his family, including his 7-year-old daughter, walking from room to room shooting each of them in the head in a Queens home early Saturday morning, police sources said. Jonathon Walker, 34, also tried to kill his 12-year-old daughter, shooting her in the head as well, but the girl, despite the bullet exiting her eye, managed to call 911, sources said.

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  16. Man Arrested for Breaking NYPD Officer's Face After Bump at SupermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAinfo.com

    Police arrested a Jamaica man Thursday suspected of punching an off-duty NYPD officer several times in the face earlier this week after an argument at a Queens Pathmark - leaving the man with severe injuries to his face that required surgery, police said. The incident, which took place Monday about 2:20 p.m., was captured on surveillance video released by the NYPD Wednesday.

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  17. 9 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAinfo.com

    With a wintry mix of snow and rain headed to the city this weekend and nine subway lines disrupted due to construction, it may be a good idea to queue up the Netflix, crawl under the covers and stay inside. The MTA canceled some weekend work because of the weather but is moving ahead with work on the 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, E, Q and the 42nd Street shuttle.

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  18. Kew Gardens and Ridgewood to Get Composting SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAInfo.com

    Several new composting locations are planned for the area, including in Kew Gardens and Ridgewood, according to the NYC Compost Project , an initiative seeking to provide opportunities to compost locally. The sites, which are slated to open in March, will allow residents to dispose of their fruit and vegetable scraps at pop-up locations in their neighborhoods.

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  19. Illegal Club Charged $30 to Party in Staten Island Basement: ProsecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAInfo.com

    The club, at 480 Targee Street, was raided by police at 2 a.m. on Jan. 17. Lee Martin, 56, Prince Thomas, 41, Wilfred Pratt, 38, Morrison Odili, 21 and Chianna Dowtin, 41, were arrested, according to court papers. An undercover officer was charged $30 for entrance to the club let into the club by Martin, who said, "This is a private party, are you buying liquor?" court documents read.

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  20. Brooklyn Lyceum Arts Venue to Become Condos With 12-Story Rental Next DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAInfo.com

    The landmarked Brooklyn Lyceum arts venue will be transformed into condos, and a 12-story rental building will rise next door, a developer announced Friday. Greystone, which bought the historic Lyceum building at Fourth Avenue and President Street at a foreclosure auction in October , closed a deal Tuesday to acquire the empty lot next door to the Lyceum for $12.5 million, a Greystone spokeswoman said.

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