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What To Eat At Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

Brooklyn’s popular Smorgasburg heads outside again this weekend on April 5. We’ve outlined some of the best food to eat here.

04/04/2014

Pink elephant in Archway Plaza free to anyone who can haul it off (credit: Craigslist ad)

Huge Pink Elephant Living Under Manhattan Bridge Looking For New Home

Right underneath the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO is another Dumbo. The huge big pink elephant has been in the Archway Plaza for months and is quite the star on social media.

03/13/2014

Brooklyn Assault

Police Search For Suspects In Attack On Woman In Vinegar Hill

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find four suspects who attacked a woman in broad daylight in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn.

03/05/2014

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New York’s 6 Best Touristy Restaurants Worth The Hype

While most of NYC’s touristy restaurants can be skipped, a few eateries are worth checking out. Whether you’re visiting the city or a New Yorker looking for a good meal, these six restaurants and food destinations are all worth braving the lines and tourists for.

02/03/2014

Buildings on West 42nd Street December 27, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: It’s The City That Never Sleeps…Because Of All That Noise!

Screeching subway trains, honking cars, roaring planes, barking dogs and boisterous people make noise the Big Apple’s No. 1 quality-of-life complaint, based on about 300,000 calls every year to the city’s 311 complaint hotline.

01/18/2014

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Toni On! New York: This Week We’re Getting In The Spirit

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal is getting in the holiday spirit. She hit DUMBO and Red Hook to take care of some shopping and did her part to help out Superstorm Sandy victims who were still working to rebuild.

12/07/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Stationery Stores

Public school starts next week in New York City. Get ready, or get the students you know ready, by visiting the stationery suppliers below for the very best in notebooks, pens, and other writing needs.

09/05/2013

DUMBO Warehouse Redevelopment

Contractor Picked For Major Redevelopment Of Dilapidated DUMBO Warehouses

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday announced the contractors for a new plan for the redevelopment of a warren of empty warehouses along the East River in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn.

09/04/2013

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Leave The Lindo Wing With Their Newborn Son (Ben A. Pruchnie
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Big Boom For Brooklyn-Based Maker Of Prince George’s Swaddle

A Brooklyn-based company has been experiencing a business boom, all thanks to the royal baby.

08/05/2013

Cobblestones

Preservationists Protest Removal Of Cobblestones On Brooklyn Streets

A smoothing over of some cobblestone streets has some preservationists ready to rumble.

04/02/2013

DUMBO recycling plant where a worker was crushed to death by a trash compactor (credit: Google Maps)

Man Crushed To Death By Trash Compactor

Police say 18-year-old Luis Camarillo, of the Bronx, was working in the back of the truck when the truck’s compactor came down and struck him in the torso. He was pronounced dead at Long Island College Hospital.

03/17/2013

Chris Hondros

Campaign Underway To Name Brooklyn Bridge Park Lawn After Photojournalist Chris Hondros

Residents of DUMBO, Brooklyn, and members of the New York photography community have launched a campaign to honor Chris Hondros, an award-winning photojournalist killed in Libya two years ago, with a lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

03/09/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces

The day-to-day grind at work can drag you into a rut, especially during these gloomy mid-winter stretches. Whether you’re a salaried employee working in an office at a cubicle, part of a start-up company taking care of business in a loft or a freelancer on-the-go, there are plenty of spaces in New York to supplement your work flow.

CBS New York–01/30/2013

Brooklyn Map With RAMBO

Blog Takes Issue With Use Of ‘RAMBO’ Neighborhood Name On Google Maps

The Gothamist blog has been crying foul lately, after a trendy new Brooklyn neighborhood name found its way onto Google Maps.

12/09/2012

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Announces Small Business Initiative Dec. 9, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Launches New Campaign To Highlight Small Businesses In Aftermath Of Sandy

The initiative, in partnership with the local business review website Yelp, will feature small business owners sharing their experiences after Sandy.

12/09/2012

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