Last year, 60th District State Assemblywomen Inez Barron vacated her seat after winning the election for the 42nd District city council seat. Her husband, Charles Barron, had held that seat for 12 years, and he had termed-out. On Tuesday, Charles Barron won the election for the state assembly seat ... More >>
Last year was a down year for the Mo Better Jaguars Pop Warner program of Brownsville, Brooklyn. As we chronicled in a November feature story, the 2013 season was the first time none of the program's teams made the playoffs. But while it was a down year, it did not lack flashes of hope.
A few months ago, we sadly had to write a post entitled "Brooklyn is No Longer The 'Budget-Savvy' Alternative to Manhattan." It revolved around the news that Brooklyn was now the second most expensive place to live in the country, falling only below its skyscraper neighbor, Manhattan. But what happe ... More >>
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