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Coming: New Brooklyn dating sites for lovers on the prowl

Brooklyn web entrepreneur Elissa Shevinsky is hoping to shake up the borough's online dating world with two new websites that allow singles to declare they’re looking for “Casual Sex.” That's just one of the options in a range that runs from casual to "Long Term Relationship." … Full Article

Five suffer minor injuries in Borough Park fire

Four firefighters and one civilian suffered minor injuries during an early morning fire in Borough Park.
Firefighters responded to the blaze at the three-story residential building at 1029 42nd Street at 6:32 a.m. Friday. … Full Article

Pair of NYPD officers shot in Brooklyn

Three New York City police officers were recovering Friday, hours after being shot in separate incidents that left one suspect dead and four under arrest. The shootings occurred in a one-hour span Thursday night. … Full Article

Parking spaces open up in car crazy Bay Ridge

Here are three words any Bay Ridge resident with a car would love to hear: More parking spaces!  The idea of creating additional on-street spaces for cars in parking-starved Bay Ridge is a dream held by many motorists in the community. … Full Article

Albanese, former Bay Ridge pol, enters mayoral race

With Mayor Michael Bloomberg about to leave office at the end of the year, excitement and speculation are building about the upcoming mayoral race. … Full Article

Bay Ridge education council seeks to reassure parents on school safety

In an effort to reassure parents that their children are safe in a post-Sandy Hook world, the Community Education Council of School District 20 is holding a meeting to discuss safety measures taken in public schools in Bay Ridge and surrounding communities. … Full Article

Man jumps from Verrazano Bridge, body not yet found

Witnesses said they saw a man jump from the upper level of the the Verrazano Bridge sometime before 4 p.m. … Full Article

House to vote on Hurricane Sandy bill after all

Under pressure from Republican members of the House from New York and New Jersey, House Speaker John Boehner promised that a vote for a bill to provide $60.4 billion in federal aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy would indeed take place, according to one of those members, U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Brooklynites In Florida: With Larry King, you can take the boy out of Brooklyn...

We found an archived blog post from Clean Plate Charlie (Miami New Times) highlighting Brooklyn boy Larry King's move from his lege … Full Article

GOP betrays Sandy victims; Grimm, 'not proud' of his party's 'Drop Dead NY' move, will 'be respectful' in asking Boehner to reconsider

WASHINGTON — New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article


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