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Bed-Stuy »

Murdered Bed-Stuy Mother Mourned at Lefferts Place Memorial Service

Tamecca Haskins, 34, was shot dead Sunday night in Bed-Stuy. Mourners called her a hard-working mom.

Fort Greene »

LIU Plan to Expand Athletic Field Angers Neighbors

Long Island University's expansion plan would close some sidewalks and add new public spaces.

Fort Greene »

Brooklyn Nets Dance Team Narrows Hundreds of Wannabes to Forty Finalists

Finalists from the weekend's Brooklynettes tryouts begin a training camp to see who makes the final cut.

Brooklyn Heights & Downtown Brooklyn »

LIU Softball Player Overcomes Back-to-Back Injuries to Lead Team

Back on the diamond for the first time since 2010, Lauren Morizi is batting .407 for the Blackbirds.

Fort Greene »

LIU Blackbirds Beat Odds to Become Brooklyn's Pride at March Madness

The Blackbirds face James Madison Wednesday night after a rough season on and off the court.

South Ozone Park »

Family Mourns Marisha Cheong at Funeral, Without Boyfriend

Family and friends of 24-year-old Marisha Cheong mourned her at a funeral Saturday.

Jamaica »

College Student Found Dead In Rockaways Remembered as Rising Design Star

Marisha Cheong had plans of owning an interior design firm before she vanished and was found dead.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Reel Sisters Film Festival Celebrates Women Filmmakers of Color

The film festival celebrates 15 years in Brooklyn this years.

Fort Greene »

Kids Chosen for Brooklyn Nets Dance Team After Open-Call Auditions

Kids danced their hearts out Friday vying for a spot on new dance team, 'Brooklyn Nets Kids.'

Fort Greene »

Young Dancers Audition for 'Brooklyn Nets Kids' Dance Team

The Brooklyn Nets are looking for kids to perform at weekend home games at the Barclays Center.

Fort Greene »

LIU Women's Soccer Team Opens Season Hoping to Defend Championship Title

The Blackbirds are in a strong position to come out on top again this season.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Aims to Make 'DoBro' Next Great College Town

The Downtown Brooklyn area has more college students than Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Fort Greene »

A Passion for Cricket Fuels Long Island University's First Team

Long Island University has launched its first-ever cricket team.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Speaks With a Proud Stutter

Stutterers find a community in Brooklyn.

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