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Riding With Ghosts – NYC Bicyclists Remember Friends And Share Fears

On March 6, bike riders from across New York City gathered to remember their own, riding to the sites of 20 crashes where bicyclists lost their lives in crashes in 2010. On their way, riders left flowers, notes, and ghost … Continue reading

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A Job Doesn’t Grow In Brooklyn

Brooklyn is booming. The borough’s population has steadily increased since 2000 – Census estimates showed a 4.4 percent increase in 2009, one of the largest county gains in the country (The 1.1 percent gain shown in the 2010 Census is … Continue reading

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Brilliant Senior Voice-Overs

Voice-over classes for senior citizens – it’s a brilliant idea. Literally. Debbie Brilliant, 52, founded Brilliant Senior Voice-Overs earlier this year. Each week, Brilliant welcomes a small group of students aged 55 and older into her Upper East Side apartment. … Continue reading

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Autism in the Workplace

Six students with blue backpacks cross Ocean Parkway. They’re not going on a field trip. They’re going to work. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Alex Ponzetto, a teacher at the Jim Thorpe School in Brooklyn, brings her kids to Goodwill … Continue reading

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There Will Be Mud

It’s no coincidence that meet director Nick Jubok hosts his annual Mudders & Grunters trail race on the final Sunday of each March. The thawing temperatures, combined with spring’s steady rainfall, creates a perfect storm of muddy conditions for this … Continue reading

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Senior Prepares For Upcoming Fashion Show

Senior Citizen fashionistas at the Willoughby Senior Center are ready to take the center stage at “The Real Housewives of Fort Greene” fashion show next week. But creative designs, original accessories, and perfected catwalk struts won’t be the only cause … Continue reading

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Redefining Plus Size

Fashionista Deb Malkin, 41, was troubled by the lack of plus size vintage stores in New York City. So much so that two years ago, she opened Re/Dress, the first vintage and resell store to carry fashions for plus size … Continue reading

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Mods vs Rockers: Who’s Safer?

No one’s mother is happy to hear, “Hey mom, I bought a motorcycle.” They’re considered dangerous, loud and fast. Scooters enjoy a better public image. They are not loud, not as fast, certainly not as dangerous – right? That’s the … Continue reading

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Protected: Immigrants Acquire Financial Stability, And Pay Less Banking Fees in Brooklyn

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Touristism

Spring is here, and that means tourists are here too. For locals, that means crowded sidewalks full of upward looking out-of-towners, long lines at subway stations as people try to figure out how to use a Metro Card, and of … Continue reading

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