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Brooklyn protesters say no to gentrification

Brooklyn is changing.

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17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers

As people watched, many were overwhelmed with the memories of being within the smoke that overtook the screen in front of them.

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A barbershop in Brooklyn that cuts hair outside the gender binary

A pop-up barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Scissors and Clippers, is offering haircuts for women with short hair and LGBTQ-identified folks, who often feel uncomfortable in regular barbershops and salons.

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Protests against redeveloping Crown Heights’ Bedford-Union Armory continue

Neighbors are worried that development plans could lead to further gentrification of Crown Heights.

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Hurricane Sandy victims mark 5 year anniversary with rally for climate justice

Sandy victims and others marched for climate change on the 5th anniversary of the hurricane which, claimed 117 lives and caused $75 million in damages.

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Thousands rally against racial injustice

Under the banner of “racial justice,” demonstrators drew connections between the struggles faced by people of color locally in New York City and the actions of the federal government, especially those of the last week.

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Bay Ridge Residents Stand in Unity Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

The nationwide protests give Ellaithy comfort and hope.

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Dyker Heights serves up a very bright Christmas

Many homes participate in the neighborhood Christmas decorating tradition, but some take it over the top.

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NY People: Luke Woodard, cafe owner

Luke Woodard, 27, of Melbourne, Australia, describes his journey of starting his business, Sweatshop Cafe and Design Studio, in Brooklyn, NY.

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Life jackets symbolize the plight of refugees in Brooklyn display

Oxfam America, a global organization that addresses poverty, hunger and injustice arranged used refugee life jackets on Pebble Beach at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The display was on the eve of two United Nations summits that will deal the refugee crisis. Photo by Julie Liao Scattered on Pebble Beach at Brooklyn Bridge Park, just under the Manhattan Bridge, were 400 worn […]