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Superstar Blige joins Rolling Stones at Barclays

At the Rolling Stones’ concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this Saturday, Dec. 8, the Stones will be joined on stage by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige and up-and-coming blues-rock guitarist Gary Clark Jr., the Stones’ website announced on Wednesday. … Full Article

Sandy-pushed Gowanus delivered noxious, toxic punch

When the waters of the Gowanus Canal gushed over its banks during Hurricane Sandy, flooding the streets and the basements of homes and businesses nearby, it was not the water itself that most worried residents and officials.
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Pete Hamill joins vintage bookseller at Old Stone House holiday fair

As sales of paper books decline, some bookstore owners are trying a different marketing technique: presenting the book as an artisanal object. Brooklyn’s Heather O’Donnell is one bookseller who’s betting that the borough of all things vintage has space for vintage books. … Full Article

Brooklyn bows to Oklahoma City: Nets fail to get over 'hump' against red-hot Thunder

Kris Humphries has been around for 22-44, 24-58 and 12-70 -- the Nets' record in each of the previous three seasons. … Full Article

Fight Night II: Garcia vs. Brooklyn's Judah to headline second Barclays boxing card

Though he hails from the "City of Brotherly Love," Danny "Swift" Garcia has apparently found a home away from home at the Barclays Center. … Full Article

Slope synagogue hosts Handel 'Messiah’ sing-a-long to aid church repair

One year ago, the congregation of Park Slope’s Congregation Beth Elohim was given refuge in the sanctuary of neighboring Old First Reformed Church for Rosh Hashanah services while the ceiling of their synagogue was being repaired. … Full Article

Pope's overflow lands in Brooklyn firm's Twitter stream

The office of the Pope in the Vatican launched its Twitter account on Monday with the handle @Pontifex, a Latin word referencing the ancient priests of Rome, according to Ad Age. … Full Article

Williamsburg teacher released following sex arrest

A published report says a New York City schoolteacher who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been released. … Full Article

At last, a kosher restaurant in Downtown Brooklyn

Anyone walking around Downtown Brooklyn, especially near the courts, can’t help notice that there is a substantial community of Orthodox Jews who work, and in some cases live, in the area. … Full Article

Nets fall, 117-111, as Thunder grabs 6th straight win

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked spectacular most of the night even when the ball didn't go in.
The blowout didn't last, but their winning streak did.
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