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Brooklyn company makes it tempting to cut cable TV

Broadcast networks make many of their shows available on the Internet, but you usually have to wait at least a day after an episode airs on television. A subscription service called Aereo breaks those shackles and makes network programs available right away. … Full Article

Appeal likely over warehoused evidence lost during Sandy

Brooklyn defendant Manuel Castro discovered the physical evidence against him was washed away in waters of Superstorm Sandy. Even with the destruction of the physical evidence, Castro, a repeat violent offender, was sentenced to 23 years to life for the robbery and stabbing assault of a woman. … Full Article

Group 'takes it to the streets’ on G train service

The Riders Alliance, a grass-roots advocacy organization for the city’s transit riders, has taken the improvement of the much-criticized G train as one of its main focuses. … Full Article

Renting in Brooklyn Heights? Try $14,000/ month for 2,800 square feet

A Brooklyn Heights townhouse at 36 Orange Street is up for rent for $14,000 a month, Brownstoner reports. … Full Article

Sunshine Connections: Williamsburg inspires South Florida waterfront project

Brooklyn native and South Florida developer Asaf (Asi) Cymbal of Cymbal Development says that the Williamsburg area of Broo
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Brooklyn Albanian gets 15 years for giving support to terrorists

On Tuesday at Brooklyn Federal Court, New York, Agron Hasbajrami, an Albanian citizen living in Brooklyn, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to terrorists.  … Full Article

More than 50 hurt, 2 critically, as high-speed NJ-Manhattan ferry slams pier; 340 onboard

UPDATED 1:30 PM A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, injuring at least 50 people, two of them critically. … Full Article

MTA's latest Smith-9th station promise: It will reopen by April

The MTA confirmed that it intends to renew service at the long-dormant Smith/9th Street Station by April 2013, according to Carroll Gardens Patch. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: BookCourt hosts five of 2012's Best New Poets

Head to BookCourt tomorrow, Jan. 9, to hear from five of 2012's Best New Poets. Best New Poets, established seven years ago, serves to represent fifty rising poets each year. … Full Article


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