Post Tagged with: "Brooklyn"

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NY People: Tattoo Artist, Kati Vaughn

Three Kings tattoo artist, Kati Vaugh, gives us a look at her artistic process while offering insight into the world of tattooing as she knows it.

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Friday the 13 is the day to get inked for cheap

Human canvases stood outside Armageddon—a graffiti and hip-hop influenced shop in the heart of Bushwick—in a line stretching down Bushwick Ave, patiently waiting for their name to be called from a list.

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The Effects of Policing in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Even with a looser policy of policing in Brownsville, some residents agree that a strong police presence is needed for safety, but at the same time, that presence can be overbearing.

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Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home

For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.

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MDC activists continue to protest inhumane conditions at the jail

A protester holding a sign in front of prison guards at the front of the Metropolitan Detention Center on February 3, 2019. By Opheli García Lawler.   Metropolitan Detention Center is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It’s right next to the East River, and when it is cold in the city, this area is even colder. But it that hasn’t stopped […]

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Commuters worry over sudden change of L train plans

The Grand Street subway  and L train stop will still host commuters since the 15 month shutdown was averted. Photo by Sam Eagan In early January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the 15-month long L train shutdown would not go forward, curtailing years of planning and potentially halting the disruption of 250,000 riders. But some L train riders […]

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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.