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$50M donor puts brakes on Brooklyn Bridge Park velodrome

After more than a half year of controversy, a plan to bring an indoor velodrome, or bicycle racing and sports complex, to Brooklyn Bridge Park has crumbled, the New York Times reports. … Full Article

NIMBY! Man robbed and killed on quiet Park Slope street

A Long Island man just looking to buy a car on Wednesday evening was robbed and killed on 18th Street in Park Slope, police said according to NY1. … Full Article

$50 million velodrome is dead. Philanthropist backs out of Brooklyn Bridge Park project

After more than a half year of controversy, a plan to bring a bicycle racing sports complex called a velodrome to Brooklyn Bridge Park has crumbled, the  … Full Article

Nets to host Russian culture event at Barclays during Pacers game

The Brooklyn Nets will host An Evening of Russian Culture, presented by Aeroflot–Russian Airlines, when the team faces the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, January 13, Old Russian New Year’s Eve, at Barclays Center. Game time is 6 p.m.  … Full Article

St. Francis welcomes new Fulbright scholar-in-residence

St. Francis College will be home to Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Vaneshran Arumugam from Cape Town, South Africa for the Spring 2013 semester as he brings his artistic, social and scholarly skills to the St. Francis community.  
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Brooklyn Bookbeat: Former Brooklynites coin 'The Gaggle,' a modern guide to dating

Jessica Massa was living in Brooklyn this past June when she published "The Gaggle" -- a well-researched and innovative guide to dating in the modern world. … Full Article

On the rebound: Nets hope to resume turnaround during three-game homestand

Maybe this will be a month-to-month thing with the Brooklyn Nets. … Full Article

Brooklyn company makes it tempting to cut cable TV

Broadcast networks make many of their shows available on the Internet, but you usually have to wait at least a day after an episode airs on television. A subscription service called Aereo breaks those shackles and makes network programs available right away. … Full Article

Appeal likely over warehoused evidence lost during Sandy

Brooklyn defendant Manuel Castro discovered the physical evidence against him was washed away in waters of Superstorm Sandy. Even with the destruction of the physical evidence, Castro, a repeat violent offender, was sentenced to 23 years to life for the robbery and stabbing assault of a woman. … Full Article


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