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It might be hard to believe but every single pixelated dot represented on the map above is a person living in Brooklyn in 2010 and the colors correspond to their race. Dustin Cable, a senior research associate at the University of Virgina’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, created the interactive map using data from…

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The B37 bus line, which ran from Bay Ridge to downtown Brooklyn, was eliminated three years ago. Councilman Vincent Gentile pledged to bring back the service when the MTA announced that it was being axed and now he is continuing that fight by organizing a petition, according to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. In his effort…

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A man allegedly plunged to his death off the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge early Friday morning in what the police suspect is a suicide, according to a report by SI Live. Around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, witnesses claimed to have seen somebody jump off the bridge’s lower level but the NYPD still hasn’t recovered the body. On…

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“What’s your delivery area?,” I asked during a recent trip to Zito’s Sandwich Shoppe in Park Slope. “Where do you live?” asked co-owner and Bensonhurst native Enzo Conigliaro. “Bay Parkway in the 60’s,” I said without missing a beat. “No… that’s… just too far,” Enzo replied, looking back at me with a combination of both…

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The Huffington Post reported earlier today that a suspect arrested for a pair of sexual assaults this weekend in Sunset Park might be connected to a string of rapes and gropings in central and southwestern Brooklyn that began earlier this year. Federico Chamorro Yax – who lives in Bensonhurst – was arrested in his apartment…

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A rapist who police thought they had back in June is actually still at large and has attempted to once again prey on women in South Park Slope and now, Sunset Park. The rapist, who struck while initial suspect William Giraldo of Bensonhurst was in police custody, has attempted a number of sexual assaults in…

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In addition to statements by Assemblyman Dov Hikind, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Councilman David Greenfield we reported on this morning, earlier this afternoon Assemblyman Peter Abbate, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer all released statements expressing their condolences to Leiby Kletzky’s family and thanking volunteers for their help in the…

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At about 9:30 am this morning, the Daily News updated their story, quoting Dov Hikind that the suspected Borough Park child killer is Jewish. Authorities still have yet to release his name. The suspect, whose name is Levi Aron, lives with his parents in the nearby neighborhood of Kensington, in a third floor attic apartment.…

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