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Cake Man Raven takes flight

After a dispute with his landlord, the famous Cake Man Raven has closed his bakery shop on Fulton Street in Fort Greene. … Full Article

Explosive Brooklyn abuse trial halted as Weberman supporters held

Reporters live-tweeting the Nechemya Weberman trial on Thursday reported that testimony was abruptly stopped and spectators cleared after two supporters of the accused Williamsburg rapist were held for illegally taking a picture of the alleged victim with cell phones while she was on the stand an … Full Article

Cops seek would-be MetroTech bank robber

Police are seeking a man who attempted to rob the Chase Bank branch at 4 MetroTech on Oct. 26. The suspect, a white or Hispanic man in his late 30s or 40s, about 5-feet-7 with a grayish beard, handed the teller a note demanding money. When the teller failed to comply, he fled empty-handed.  … Full Article

Nets' star Lopez out 2 games with foot sprain

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will miss the next two games with a mild sprain of his right foot. The Nets said Thursday that X-rays were negative, but the injury could be a concern given Lopez's foot problems last season. … Full Article

Broker Charged With Targeting Fellow Immigrants in Scheme

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – the security industry’s own, non-governmental regulator for  firms doing business with the public – has charged a Brooklyn-based brokerage firm with defrauding three customers of more than $4 million. … Full Article

Maria Pagano: Thanks for the storm help

To Friends and Neighbors:
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Brooklyn Tough!: Nets beat up on "soft" Celtics in latest statement win

So you wanna be tough guys? Just 14 games into the season, the five-time defending Atlantic Division champion Boston Celtics are not only looking up at the Brooklyn Nets in the standings, but looking up to them as a role model for toughness, resiliency and poise. … Full Article

Forest City to go pre-fab for next tower

Ending speculation about whether Forest City Ratner would build its first Atlantic Yards housing tower with off-site “modular” construction, the giant real estate firm this week announced that it has signed a $117 million contract with construction firm Skanska USA to build the tallest modular bu … Full Article

Awesome ‘Global Rainbow’ over NYC honors Sandy victims

A monumental display of laser beams shooting across the sky over the city amazed those who happened to look up last night. … Full Article


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