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Citi Bike stations raise both praise and opposition in NYC

Brooklyn Heights
Walk up to any of the new Citi Bike stations throughout Brooklyn and there is no doubt a small group stopping to check it out. For the most part the flashy new bike sharing docks are met with excitement. … Full Article
 

Bomb scare on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights
Police closed Cadman Plaza West between Montague and Tillary streets in Brooklyn Heights at roughly 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, after the report of a suspicious object at TD Bank on Montague Street was called in. … Full Article
 

84th Precinct captain sees Boston disaster as a reason to stay vigilant

Brooklyn Heights
Just one day after the bombings in Boston, police captain Maximo Tolentino held a moment of silence during Tuesday night's 84th Precinct Community Council meeting for those affected by the tragedy. … Full Article
 

Fairway shares climb on first day of trading

Red Hook
Shares of Fairway climbed on their first day of trading after the New York grocery store chain priced its initial public offering above expectations. … Full Article
 

St. Anselm Church music director branches out

Brooklyn Heights
The music director of Saint Anselm Roman Catholic Church in Bay Ridge is leaving “Amazing Grace” and other hymns behind, at least for one night, to perform Beethoven’s glorious Ninth Symphony. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Tech High School evacuated after fire

Fort Greene
Brooklyn Tech High School in Fort Greene was evacuated Wednesday morning after a fire broke out at 29 Fort Greene Place. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Fort Greene bookstore to host World Book Night kickoff tonight

Fort Greene
On Tuesday, April 23, specially selected Givers all over the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, and Germany will give away great books to those who might not otherwise encounter them.
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'Family Guy' did not predict Boston bombing: MacFarlane

Greenwood Heights
Fox has pulled from websites a recent episode of "Family Guy" that depicts mass deaths at the Boston Marathon, and has no immediate plans to air it again. … Full Article
 

New York stands in solidarity with rival Boston

Fort Greene
A stadium full of Yankees fans stood arm in arm at the bottom of the third inning in the Bronx, singing along to "Sweet Caroline," the Boston Red Sox anthem. Irony and sarcasm were absent. Sincerity was the mood of the night. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Borough Hall bathed in green to honor victims of Boston Marathon bomb

Downtown
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz said on Tuesday that Borough Hall, in Downtown Brooklyn, would be bathed in green lights all week to commemorate the victims of  … Full Article
 

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