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  • Judge's Gavel
    Long Island man pleads not guilty to $30M bank fraud
    A former fuel company executive from Long Island accused of bilking a bank out of more than $30 million by inflating the company’s statements pleaded not guilty Friday to federal bank fraud charges.Thomas Torre, 63, of Albertson, pleaded not...
  • Postalworker hoards 2,500 pounds of undelivered mail
    Joseph Brucato, postal worker hoards 2,500 lbs. of undelivered mail since 2005
    The check is in the mail, but not if it's with the mail that is hoarded inside a Brooklyn postal worker’s home. If that's the case the person you sent it to can wait until the cows come home to get it! Did Joseph Brucato’s job...
  • Photoville 2014-Chromatic Aberration
    Photos, food, and views make for a picture perfect time
    If you haven't yet been across the river to Brooklyn for Photoville 2014, consider this your weekend homework assignment. With exhibitions from some of the leading photographers in the world, delicious brews and bites, and that never-gets-old...
  • Adidas comes to Brooklyn
    Adidas opens design studio in Brooklyn
    Brooklyn is slowing becoming the next design and fashion hub as Adidas set up its new studio site in Brooklyn. The footwear manufacturing has added former Nike designers Denis Dekovic, Marc Dolce and Mark Miner as they prepare to open its Brooklyn...
  • Omil Carrasquillo
    NYC teacher from Selden accused of molesting students
    A New York City public school teacher – from Selden – was arrested and charged Thursday with allegedly sexually abusing five female students at a Brooklyn elementary school, prosecutors said.Omil Carrasquillo, 36, was charged with 17...
  • BMX Streetstyle Finals - Dew Tour Brooklyn 2014
    The Dew Tour makes its debut in New York
    The Dew Tour Toyota City Championships made its debut in New York on September 20-21. The Dew Tour is a four tour stop featuring disciplines across BMX, skateboard, freeski and snowboard, with additional competitions integrated throughout the year...
  • First ever Blurb Bookfest brings indie authors and books to Brooklyn
    First ever Blurb Bookfest brings indie authors and books to Brooklyn
    The first ever Blurb Bookfest took place on Sunday September 21 in Brooklyn, New York. Indie authors were invited to attend seminars and then set up shop to sell their books to the public at The Makeshift Society, 55 Hope Street. The seminars...
  • Rats attack sleeping Brooklyn Boy: Autisic child could not cry out for help
    Rats attack sleeping boy: 3-year-old Brooklyn boy covered in bites
    A three-year-old Brooklyn boy was attacked by rats as he slept. The special-needs child rarely speaks so his mother believes he could not cry out for help during the attack, according to NBC New York on Sept. 16.The child’s mother, Marilyn...
  • Vegetarian Ginger
    Tastefully vegetarian
    Brooklyn locals and visitors, with distinguished palettes, not only enjoy fine dining, but also revel in the joys of finding a new eatery that they can call their regular.It is particularly gratifying when that includes a spot with healthier...
  • Art
    On the scene at the 'McCarren Loves Art' pool party
    As part of the Mccarren Loves Art! Pool party series, this Sunday, Sept. 14, the McCarren Hotel celebrated renowned photographers, Formento+Formento with a fusing of live house music and multi-media art installations. The event was produced by...
  • Shannon and The Clams, Tacocat play prom punk at Brooklyn show
    Shannon and The Clams, Tacocat play prom punk at Brooklyn show
    For one night only in Brooklyn, buzzed-about fem punk band Tacocat opened for Shannon and the Clams on the band's US summer tour to pack a sold-out show at Palisades.Along with Hobocop and Las Rosas, the four acts played punchy sets to round...
  • Fish at the NY Aquarium
    New York Aquarium
    New York Aquarium is not just rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. It is actually renovating. In 2016, there will be new shark, seahorses, and jellyfish exhibits. In the meantime, there is still a few exhibits there, and the admission fee is cheap at...
  • "Bridge View" (2014) by Nagib Nahas
    Seasonal scenes around Brooklyn featured at Chelsea gallery
    The Bowery Gallery in Chelsea is currently presentinga collection of oil paintings by Nagib Nahas for the show Street Views. Nahas’ paintings depict scenes taken from different times of day and different times of the year mostly around his...
  • We Are Stations
    Interview: Getting to know We Are Stations
    Few creative mediums have the ability to galvanize people the way music does. Whether it is at a concert, a club or a house party one song can turn complete strangers into old friends--at least for a moment. In the case of Brooklyn's We Are...
  • Brooklyn Labor Day 2014
    5 Cool things to do in Brooklyn for Labor Day 2014
    So it's Labor Day. Try something different. Or, be reminded of past Labor Day events that happen every year. Here are 5 cool things to do in Brooklyn on a day celebrated for the workforce of America.1. West Indian American Labor Day Parade-...