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Is Basquiat's 'The Unknown Notebooks' Art?

Marlon Regis | Posted 04.02.2015 | Arts
Marlon Regis

Jean-Michel Basquiat passed at the tender age of 27 years young, yet his body of works isn't just someone's brilliant idea to fabricate the young artist's thoughtful 'scribbles' into some artistic sense of expression.

Gay Serial, The Prospectives, Uses Instagram to Tell the Story of Gay Men in a Brand-New Way

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

The Prospectives, written by Adam Hurly, follows a gay man making his way in New York City. Hurly is garnering attention not only because he's telling a great story but because of the platform he's using to tell it: Instagram. Every week a new part of this serial unfolds, paired with an illustration by Sam Kalda. I sat down with Hurly to talk about this exciting project.

Lead-Footed Suburbanites vs. Park Slope Stroller Moms: A Modest Proposal

Jay Michaelson | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York
Jay Michaelson

Thousands of Brooklyn residents can now confirm that the Barclay's Center has indeed impacted our lives -- often far too literally. Cars speed through our side streets, causing traffic and accidents, not to mention a complete absence of parking spaces. The empty promises that fans would ride the rails are now broken promises.

Guilty Of Torching Old Woman To Death In Elevator

AP | Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City man has pleaded guilty to fatally burning an elderly woman inside the elevator of her apartment building. Prosecutors ann...

Barclays Center Won't Serve Booze After 1AM

DNAinfo | Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — In a bid to ease neighborhood fears about drunken late-night crowds spilling out of the Barclays Center, the New York State Liquo...

The Moment I Knew I Was an Adult

Brienne Walsh | Posted 08.22.2012 | Women
Brienne Walsh

I wanted to say something, but everything I felt was wordless. I didn't know that we shared a common fondness, or that ultimately, I would miss her more than I did the space itself.

WATCH: Future Home Of Brooklyn Nets Almost Complete

Posted 02.27.2012 | New York

After years of controversy, Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards--future home of the Brooklyn Nets--is "much more than halfway complete" according to Bob...

Family: Woman's Generosity Led To Her Getting Burned Alive

AP | By VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The weeping, cash-strapped relatives of a woman torched in the elevator of her apartment building said Thursday that she was kindhearted a...

Vigil Planned For Woman Burned Alive In Elevator

AP | By VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Deloris Gillespie was a fun-loving, fast-talking mother of four who helped anyone she could in her Brooklyn neighborhood and at the post o...

Man Implicates Self In Burning Brooklyn Woman Alive

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 02.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — As Deloris Gillespie went up the elevator to her fifth-floor Brooklyn apartment, carrying groceries, a man was waiting. His face was ...

Man Burns Woman Alive In Brooklyn

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A woman burned to death in the elevator of her Brooklyn apartment building Saturday afternoon after a man ambushed her, sprayed her w...

Youth Group Volunteer Charged In Teen's Sexual Assault

Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago

A 24-year-old Northbrook woman was arrested and charged Saturday evening after police allegedly discovered her naked with a 15-year-old boy in a suspi...

Restaurant Owner Killed Waitress, Then Himself, Police Say

Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

Two bodies found in a suburban apartment complex Monday afternoon belong to a Glenview, Ill. waitress and her boss--who police say fatally shot his em...

Assemblyman Jeffries: End Arrests for Small Amounts of Marijuana

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Amy Sara Clark | Email the Author | May 17, 2011 | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York

Prospect Heights Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries wants to reduce penalties for people caught with small amounts of marijuana. Currently those caught di...

No Pro-Cro! Assemblyman Cheers Realtor For Correcting Boundary

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | Amy Sara Clark | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York

An area pol has won a major victory in his personal "Pro-Cro" war. Ever since it came out that real estate agents have been calling the swath betwe...

Can One Brooklyn Democrat Stop 'Crown Heights' From Becoming 'ProCro'?

Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

Naming New York neighborhoods is a traditional free-for-all and it's no secret that real-estate brokers shamelessly rebrand areas to make them more at...

The Marty Markowitz Memorial Parking Lot

Jimmy Askew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jimmy Askew

The latest blow to Atlantic Yards is renewed legal challenges over a plan for an "interim" parking lot for 1,100 cars that would be in place for up to 25 years.

Taming a Dangerous Intersection in Brooklyn

Jeff Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Sherman

The first time you see the intersection of Washington and Atlantic, it's a shock. You're walking through a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood of brownstones, and suddenly you hit an eight-lane highway.

Somebody Is Leaving Large Bags Of Dead Animals In Prospect Park | Community Newspaper Group / Stephen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The butcher of Prospect Park is back. A Windsor Terrace resident stumbled upon two black trash bags of discarded goat or deer parts -- the latest evi...

Tangled Dog Leash Leads To Stabbing Death | COLIN MOYNIHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The dispute began early Thursday over two dogs, a miniature pinscher named Rocco and a Shih Tzu, Bugsy, one tied too closely to the other outside a ba...

Cursing Atlantic Yards

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

The most peculiar groundbreaking ceremony took place on March 11 at the edge of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

When Chefs Take Bars Seriously

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

The Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights (created with Ben Daitz of Num Pang), is little more than a mile from Saul in Boerum Hill, but seems worlds away.

City makes 'history' in Prospect Heights

Brooklyn Paper | Jacob Kleinman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home