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Robber of Sovereign Bank branch in Brooklyn Heights gets 26 years

Brooklyn Heights
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Tuesday announced the sentencing of Edward Pride, 49, to 26 years in prison for robbing the same Sovereign Bank twice in two weeks, in February 2011.    
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Festive climate at Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade

Crown Heights
It was Brooklyn's version of Main Street USA. People waved flags from their front stoops, drumbeats filled the air and women in brightly colored sequined costumes and feather headdresses danced to reggae music as they marched Monday in the West Indian Day Parade. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn gets Stones! Rockers may play 50th anniversary concert at Barclays Center in Nov.

Atlantic Yards
The Rolling Stones are planning a birthday party that Brooklyn may never forget.

To mark the band's 50th anniversary, the legendary rockers are reportedly set to pack the House that JayZ Built on two incredible November nights. … Full Article
 

Brighton, Slope subway stations go trashcan-less

Brighton Beach
Every transit rider does it at one time or another.

He buys coffee, tea or soda before he enters the subway, gets on the train, and sips his drink during the long train ride.
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Popular food carnival ‘Smorgasburg’ expanding to DUMBO

Fans of Teriyaki balls, artisonal granola, house-made sausages and chocolate-dipped bananas rejoice: The Brooklyn food festival known as Smorgasburg is coming to the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO on Sundays. … Full Article
 

It's Bach to Brooklyn!

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Five churches in Bedford-Stuyvesant will be featured in this year’s Bach to Brooklyn Organ Tour, on Saturday, Sept. 8. … Full Article
 

Time Warner expands fiber optic network at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Navy Yard
Time Warner Cable Business Class, a division of Time Warner Cable, chose the Brooklyn Navy Yard earlier this week to announce that it expects to invest $25 million in 2012 as it expands its fiber optic network to established and emerging business locations in New York City – including the Navy Ya … Full Article
 

Barclays Center liquor license approved

Atlantic Yards
The State Liquor Authority on Wednesday, as expected, approved a liquor license for Barclays Center – but with a fixed cut-off of alcohol sales no later than 1 a.m. … Full Article
 

PAL summer camp winds up with carnival in Prospect Park

Prospect Park
About 700 youngsters from all five boroughs celebrated the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Summer Day Camp with a fun-filled day of games, arts and crafts and circus acts at a carnival extravaganza at Prospect Park Parade Grounds in Brooklyn.   … Full Article
 

Remembering Irene

DUMBO
Last year on this date, children in Dumbo, in view of the Manhattan Bridge, waded through floodwaters brought on by Hurricane Irene, which weakened to a tropical storm just before hitting shore at Coney Island. … Full Article
 

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