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Razing Confusion

Melanie Hope Greenberg | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Melanie Hope Greenberg

Whenever my apartment is painted I get stranded and need refuge. From early morning to early evening I cannot stay in the apartment, also my studio-office, while a fresh coat of paint is lathered onto the walls.

Responsive Borough: 10,000 Concerned Brooklynites

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.17.2016 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Given the ongoing gentrification of Brooklyn, it comes as no surprise that affordable housing ranks as one of the top three concerns among residents, after education and youth.

Weathering the Police Reform Storm

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 10.02.2016 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

With reforms like these who'll be surprised by the next high-profile incident of police abuse? Not me.

NYPD Stop and Frisk Trial: Week Number Three Completed

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Dominic Carter

It's not pleasant listening to secret recordings of whistle-blowers where commanders are heard on tape, demanding numbers and results at all costs.

2 Fatally Stabbed, 2 Shot After West Indian Day Parade

Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

Violence erupted in Brooklyn after an otherwise peaceful, jubilant, and colorful West Indian Day Parade Monday. At 6:30PM, a dispute between two m...

Brooklyn DA Trumped Up Hate Crime Charges

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime
Eliyahu Federman

There is no parallel between the Shuchat assault and racial tensions almost two decades earlier. Besides, you can't use history to try to prove an individual's intent in a specific isolated case -- otherwise one could claim racial motive in any white-on-black crime.

LOOK: NY Post's Front Page Calls Trayvon Supporters 'Race Hustlers'

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

The New York Post front page Tuesday insinuates that three black New York lawmakers (Senators Kevin Parker, Bill Perkins, and Eric Adams) wearing hood...

WATCH: Two Leiby Kletzky Tributes In Brooklyn

Posted 09.24.2011 | New York

Two Brooklyn communities this week held tributes for Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year old Brooklyn boy who was kidnapped and brutally murdered earlier this m...

Assemblyman Proposes Legislation To Prevent More 'Garbage' Babies

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | Paul Leonard | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and District Attorney Charles Hynes joined law enforcement representatives Thursday morning to introduce a bill in Albany ...

WATCH: State Senator Goes Undercover To Buy Guns

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Daily News video shows it's surprisingly easy to buy high-capacity gun clips, like the ones used by Jared Loughner, in New York state (see video bel...

"Sagging" Not A Crime, Rules Judge

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Wearing saggy pants is not a crime, just foolish. That's how a New York City judge ruled in throwing out a summons issued to a man we...

Crack Attack!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Like sagging baggies, codpieces were a highly aggressive expression of masochismo. They also emanated considerable, usually unintentional, homoerotic appeal.

Stop The Sag: State Senator Starts Campaign To End Saggy Pants (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Senator Eric Adams has a message for the youth of America: Stop the Sag! The Brooklyn politician is behind six new billboards around town tak...

Calls For Paterson Resignation Reveal Racial Tensions | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Some top black New York Democrats questioned on Monday whether calls for Gov. David A. Paterson either to resign or to transfer some of his authority ...

Reason for Hope: Black Legislators and Same-Sex Marriage

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

I think it is crucial for gay rights activists to acknowledge and thank the black leaders, including the African American state senators in New York and New Jersey that have stood up to support gay rights.

Sen. Adams Would Have Arrested Gates Immediately

Brooklyn Paper | Mike McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Sen. Eric Adams inserted himself into the national debate over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates in his own home last month by s...