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Sicko rapes 17-year-old girl in park - Brooklyn Paper

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Sicko rapes 17-year-old girl in park
Brooklyn Paper
Cops are hunting for a man who raped a 17-year-old girl in a park on Thursday. The green space is located somewhere in the 78th Precinct, which includes Prospect Park, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and parts of Gowanus. CNG. The victim, who resides in ...

As Traditional Grocery Stores Flee Manhattan, C-Town Arrives in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn - Commercial Observer

August 18, 2017 - 1:42pm

Commercial Observer
As Traditional Grocery Stores Flee Manhattan, C-Town Arrives in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn
Commercial Observer
That's a huge discount compared with average rents of $129 a square foot along Seventh Avenue in Park Slope, $326 a square foot along Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn, or $102 along Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights, according to the most recent ...

ICYMI: Protest Planned Against 'Gentrifying' Bar With Fake Bullet Holes - Patch.com

August 18, 2017 - 10:31am

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ICYMI: Protest Planned Against 'Gentrifying' Bar With Fake Bullet Holes
Patch.com
CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Crown Heights residents aren't done with Summerhill, the new bar that took a swarm of criticism for advertising fake "bullet holes" and selling 40-ounce rosé from brown paper bags. Another protest is planned outside of the ...

New Restaurants Coming Soon To Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Carroll Gardens - BKLYNER

August 17, 2017 - 5:38pm

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New Restaurants Coming Soon To Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Carroll Gardens
BKLYNER
“Bombay to Brooklyn” the website for this upcoming new restaurant reads, adding that the menu will feature “locally sourced” “contemporary Anglo-Indian fare.” BKLYNER stopped by the charming spot Wednesday afternoon and learned while they look ready ...

Teen Charged In Crown Heights Sexual Assault Spree - Patch.com

August 17, 2017 - 8:34am

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Teen Charged In Crown Heights Sexual Assault Spree
Patch.com
CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A Bronx teenager has been indicted on 32 charges in connection with a spree of attempted sexual assaults in the Crown Heights area, the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office said. Dennis Ofuoma, 19, was arraigned on a ...

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Cuomo Says Confederate Names on New York Streets Should Go - New York Times

August 16, 2017 - 10:48pm

New York Times
Cuomo Says Confederate Names on New York Streets Should Go
New York Times
On Wednesday, he asked the acting secretary of the Army to change the names of two streets at the Fort Hamilton Army base in Brooklyn that are named after Southern generals. Also on .... It is in the Fort Hamilton section of Bay Ridge, not in Prospect ...

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Man Gets 7 Years For Trying To 'Torch' Crown Heights Subway Booth - Patch.com

August 16, 2017 - 12:50pm

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Man Gets 7 Years For Trying To 'Torch' Crown Heights Subway Booth
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A Crown Heights man will spend the next seven years in prison for trying to "torch" a booth inside of a neighborhood subway station last year, the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office said. Everett Robinson, 52, walked into ...

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Brooklyn Dad's 'Spaceship' Has Neighbors Scratching Their Heads - NBC New York

August 16, 2017 - 8:58am

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Brooklyn Dad's 'Spaceship' Has Neighbors Scratching Their Heads
NBC New York
(Published Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017). Charles Walters' car is out of this world. The Brooklyn dad's "spaceship" has been turning heads and filling Brooklynites' Instagram feeds since he parked it on his leafy Prospect Heights block a few days ago.

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Three more local pols endorse acting DA Gonzalez - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

August 15, 2017 - 2:02pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Three more local pols endorse acting DA Gonzalez
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“That is something that is desperately needed not only in Brooklyn, but nationwide.” The three representatives collectively cover nearly 400,000 residents across Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights.

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Stems Relocates From Ditmas Park Bar To Prospect Heights Yoga Studio - BKLYNER

August 15, 2017 - 11:22am

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Stems Relocates From Ditmas Park Bar To Prospect Heights Yoga Studio
BKLYNER
The Prospect Heights location allows Cameron to broaden Stems' retail capabilities. The new shop includes plants, handmade ceramics, greeting cards, crystals, macrame, and chocolates—all items made and produced in Brooklyn. Cameron loves Stems' ...

These Banks Finance The City's 'Worst Landlords' - Prospect ... - Patch - Patch.com

August 15, 2017 - 10:39am

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These Banks Finance The City's 'Worst Landlords' - Prospect ... - Patch
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Prospect Heights-Crown Heights-PLG, NY - Public Advocate Letita James named banks she said gave $300 million to the city's worst landlords.

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How Franny's Conquered Brooklyn - Grub Street

August 15, 2017 - 10:39am

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How Franny's Conquered Brooklyn
Grub Street
Along with restaurants like Frankies, which opened in Carroll Gardens that same year, and Al Di Là in Park Slope, Franny's created a kind of Brooklyn-Italian mash-up cuisine that would further help define the borough's restaurant scene. Feinberg was ...

Brower Park Library Set For Move To Brooklyn Children's Museum - Patch.com

August 14, 2017 - 4:41pm

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Brower Park Library Set For Move To Brooklyn Children's Museum
Patch.com
CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — The Brower Park Library on St. Marks Avenue has the funds necessary to move a few blocks away into a new space at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, a library official said. Community Board 8 on Monday circulated a ...

Celebrating the New York roots of Double Dutch - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

August 14, 2017 - 11:59am

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Celebrating the New York roots of Double Dutch
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — With probable origins dating back to ancient Phoenician, Egyptian and Chinese ropemakers, Double Dutch has been around for a long time, but it was the Dutch settlers who introduced the favorite pastime to New York City.

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City Will Spray Pesticides Across Brooklyn To Fight West Nile Virus - Patch.com

August 14, 2017 - 9:42am

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City Will Spray Pesticides Across Brooklyn To Fight West Nile Virus
Patch.com
According to the city, affected neighborhoods include parts of Brownsville, City Line, Crown Heights, Ditmas Park, East New York, Farragut, Greenwood Heights, Kensington, New Lots, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park ...

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