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Brooklyn Today November 16: For Amazon HQ2 Deal, Atlantic Yards Serves As a Warning

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 44°, Night 37°, Chance of Rain then Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Photographer shows that Brooklyn life wasn’t only drugs, gangs and fires in ’70s, ’80s

The Brooklyn Public Library is currently hosting a retrospective of vintage Brooklyn photographs taken by Larry Racioppo. … Full Article

Prostitution rings increasingly enlist landlords to provide apartments for use as brothels

With the rise of gentrification throughout the city, promoters of prostitution have increasingly turned to landlords as accomplices. For a fee, the landlords provide apartments where prostitutes ply their trade. … Full Article

After 8th suicide of NYC cabbie, half price taxi fares to Manhattan launched

On Wednesday, the New York City Medical Examiner determined that the death of a cab driver in Queens was by hanging, making him the eighth driver to die by suicide this year … Full Article

Brooklyn landlord-pimp charged with helping prostitution ring operate in his buildings

Isaac Schwartz, who reportedly owns 48 apartment buildings stretching from Park Slope to Ridgewood to Flatbush, was arrested in October and charged with helping a prostitution ring to operate in four of his buildings. … Full Article

No holiday embargo for 86th Street elevator work

Bay Ridge’s busiest shopping street is about to get a bit busier. … Full Article

Brooklyn Army Terminal ferry stop temporarily out of service

Commuters who take the NYC Ferry from the Brooklyn Army Terminal pier in Sunset Park will be out of luck, but only temporarily. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today November 15: New Manhattan Towers Could Destroy DUMBO's Perfect View

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 38°, Night 35°, Chance of Snow/Sleet then Wintry Mix … Full Article

New Manhattan towers could destroy DUMBO’s perfect view

Newlyweds and tourists from around the world often travel to the corner of Washington and Water streets in DUMBO to take photos of the intersection’s iconic view of the Empire State Building in between the Manhattan Bridge.  … Full Article

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