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Bernie Sanders Returned to a Brooklyn Where I Grew Up Playing Stickball and Territory

Murray Forseter | Posted 04.13.2017 | New York
Murray Forseter

I grew up three miles from Bernie in a Brooklyn that is enjoying another moment in the sun, not that it was ever truly dark. Lately, however, the cognoscente have seemingly rediscovered my native borough, driving up real estate prices and populating the byways with exotic fare.

The Future of Bernie's 'Political Revolution' in Brooklyn

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.31.2017 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

It is vital that Bernie sweeps New York on April 19. Concentrating on Brooklyn in particular is a strategically wise move. The area is New York's most populous borough, towering over Manhattan by some one million people, and overall Brooklyn makes up about 10 percent of the state's population.

Ex-Seinfeld Writer Fred Stoller Gets Serious and Returns to Stand-up Comedy

Steve Karras | Posted 06.01.2014 | Comedy
Steve Karras

Fred Stoller is one funny guy. He wrote the book on character acting (literally -- it's called Maybe We'll Have You Back: The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star), and now he's returning to his roots as a stand-up comic.

My Night With Sandy

Jason A. Otaño | Posted 04.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Ota&ntildeo

They were, by-far, the most damp, dark and cold nights of my life. My old neighborhood was rendered powerless for almost a month, resembling a scene from a post-apocalyptic thriller. Six months have now passed and the recovery is well under way.

Publishing Talk: Hey, Did Somebody Write My Book?

Gina Barreca | Posted 12.18.2012 | Home
Gina Barreca

As someone who has been writing about women and comedy forever, I am a hive of conflicting and buzzing feelings about a new book on the subject being published this week.

Candidate Makes Racist 'Typo'

Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

A New York State Assembly candidate from Brooklyn is under fire for a racially charged "typo" sent out in a campaign mailer. Ben Akselrod, who is c...

WATCH: NYPD Officer Charged With Lying About Man Trying To Run Him Down

Posted 06.01.2012 | New York

An NYPD officer has been indicted on felony charges for lying in an official police report about a man trying to run him down with his car, an alleged...

Four Cops Shot In Brooklyn Shootout

Posted 04.14.2012 | New York

Four New York City police officers were shot by a man who barricaded himself inside his Brooklyn home early Easter morning, ABC reports. The suspe...

Man Dismembers Roommate After Fistfight

Posted 04.05.2012 | New York

A 50-year old Brooklyn man admitted to police authorities he had murdered his 55-year old roommate in a fistfight during a party that occurred on Marc...

WATCH: ASPCA Rescues 23 Dogs From Brooklyn Home With No Running Water

Posted 02.17.2012 | New York

23 dogs living in a home without running heat, water, or electricity were rescued in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Thursday after neighbors alerted auth...

Last Summer At Coney Island: An Essential Film and a Love Letter to Brooklyn

Sal Nunziato | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York
Sal Nunziato

As a Brooklyn boy, my interest in Aronson's film is deep-rooted. I began watching this film with skepticism, but just 5 minutes into this glorious documentary, my skepticism was out the door.

Double-Murder Suspect Was A Russian Special Ops Solider

Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

Nikolai Rossi, the main suspect in the brutal double-murder in which a mother and daughter were stabbed to death--was a Russian special ops solidier, ...

How To Eat Pelmenis At Cafe Glechik

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.29.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


KamaSutra Sex Shop's Window Display Targeted

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Brooklyn parents are getting flustered over an edgy display in the windows of KamaSutra, a Sheepshead Bay sex shop. According to Sheepshead Bites, ...

Police Reports In Cop Killling Point To Russian Gangsters

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Who killed Police Officer Ralph Dols? Could Russian organized crime figures have done it?

Michail Sorodsky Hit With $33 Million Bail Bond, Highest In New York

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An allegedly phony Brooklyn doctor accused of sexually abusing patients while they were under anesthesia has the dubious distinction of having the hig...