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VIDEO: Manuel’s Ride

By Amaris Castillo

Manuel Feliz chose to work as a taxi driver eight years ago – weary from working for years in a bodega. Feliz soon learned that being a taxi driver comes with its costs.

 

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VIDEO: Manuel’s Ride

Wed, Jun 1, 2011

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By Amaris Castillo

Manuel Feliz chose to work as a taxi driver eight years ago – weary from working for years in a bodega. Feliz soon learned that being a taxi driver comes with its costs.

Brooklyn Brides United

Wed, May 18, 2011

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By Elisabeth Anderson
This October, Mike and I are getting married.
Our ceremony will take place at a sweet, old church on Long Island, and will be performed by an equally sweet and old Irish priest who [...]

Letter From Canarsie: Choosing to Stay

Mon, May 16, 2011

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By Lillian Rizzo
Three weeks ago John Beneduce had a stroke and his son was faced with a choice: to sell the family business or not. In 1997 the elder Beneduce, who is now 59-years-old, had [...]

Brooklyn’s Fading Catholic Churches

Fri, May 13, 2011

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By Jeremy B. White
On Good Friday, churches across Brooklyn vibrated with activity as clergy prepared for what would be perhaps the busiest weekend of the year. But not all of them.
The Church of St. Edward [...]

Brooklyn’s Battle of the Drumlines (Video)

Tue, May 10, 2011

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Brooklyn’s own Royal Nights competed in this year’s Battle of the Drumlines along with five other local marching band teams. The Knights brought their A-game with a fierce attitude for a shot at the top prize.

Interactive: Brooklyn ♥ Blogging

Mon, May 9, 2011

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By Audrey Yoo, Aliza Moorji, Bilal Lakhani, Tatiana Sanchez and Ivana Kottasová
Brooklyn loves blogging.
There are as many Brooklyn-based blogs as there are topics to blog about. Food, fashion, events, music, nature, kids, and politics — Brooklyn [...]

If You Could Change One Thing

Thu, May 5, 2011

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By Saskia de Rothschild and Lillian Rizzo
A sea of red invaded Brooklyn Supreme Court one recent Wednesday—50 child welfare caseworkers dressed in red shirts and sweaters. They called themselves the bleeding hearts of child welfare.
They [...]

“My Old Kentucky Home” in Brooklyn

Thu, May 5, 2011

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By Audrey Yoo

Wear a fancy hat and drink mint juleps while the “most exciting two minutes in sports” unfold at the Kentucky Derby this Saturday.
The race is in Louisville, but who says you need to leave Brooklyn to watch the most anticipated horse race of the year?

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    By Ivana Kottasová
    Eli Kramer sits on the bench, chewing his gum. His mind is on the field. He squints through the fence against the sun and follows the ball with his eyes. Kramer’s team, the [...]


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