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Prospect Heights »

Why Brooklyn Lost the Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia

Frayed political relations and corruption indictments were among the reasons NYC lost, insiders say.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Came Up 'A Little Short' in Losing DNC to Philadelphia: de Blasio

Philly beats out Brooklyn as the host for 2016's Democratic National Convention, the committee said. 

Civic Center »

Restaurateur Chelsea Altman, Etan Patz's 'Best Friend,' Testifies

The owner of restaurants Olea and Allswell testified in the Etan Patz murder trial Monday.

Bed-Stuy »

New Web Series Highlights Identity, Politics and Nigerian Life in Brooklyn

"Assorted Meat" shows the African diaspora experience with five Nigerian roommates living in Bed-Stuy.

Union Square »

'Frantic' Shopping, Long Lines As New Yorkers Prepare For Blizzard

As the snow bears down, frenzied New Yorkers are stocking up on food and supplies.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

East Flatbush »

Brooklyn DA Investigating NYPD Officers Planting Guns on Suspects

Brooklyn DA said he's investigating officers in the 67th precinct involved in suspicious arrests. 

Concourse »

BP Diaz Unveils Legislation to Grade Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops

The legislation would set up a restaurant-style grading system for cosmetology businesses.

Greenpoint »

Artist Uses Discarded Glass, McCarren Park Turf to Create Mini Sculptures

Raimundo Rubio finds material for his artwork in the streets and parks of Greenpoint.

Financial District »

MAP: Check Out the Most Popular Baby Names in Your Borough

Alexander and Emma were most popular in Manhattan, while David and Esther topped the list in Brooklyn.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Men Get Brutally Honest in Dating Guide

"Single Man, Married Man" dishes on the dos and don'ts from the perspective of different men. 

Midtown »

Snow Falls Short of Winter Wonderland Status

Snowfall accumulation will be less than half an inch, according to the National Weather Service.

Civic Center »

Police Shootings and Rounds Fired Drop to Record Lows, Study Finds

The number of people shot and killed by police officers decreased 50 percent.

Bed-Stuy »

Technology Nonprofit Teaches Coding to Brooklyn Girls

Digital Girl, a new nonprofit aimed at encouraging girls to consider STEM careers, launched Tuesday.

Bed-Stuy »

Eat Maple Syrup Grilled Cheese at Snowday Food Truck

A maple syrup-themed food truck is making a stop at a Bed-Stuy holiday market this week. 

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