Tag Archive | "Brooklyn"

VIDEO: Manuel’s Ride

Wednesday, June 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.

Prospect Park: An Unexpected Birders Haven

Monday, May 30, 2011

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by Joe Deaux After more than an hour of searching, they finally spot the Yellow-throated Warbler. “I found the Yellow-throated Warbler,” Tom Stephenson, an avid birder and member of the Brooklyn Bird Club, cries out to [...]

In DUMBO, Cachet Trumps Convenience

Friday, May 27, 2011

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By Elisabeth Anderson Phil Li, an executive from Park Slope, has a longer commute to his current job at a non-profit in DUMBO than to his previous one in midtown Manhattan.  And not unlike a mountaineer [...]

VIDEO: Growing Cigarettes

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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Growing tobacco to make cigarettes was something Audrey Silk did for herself. Only a few people knew. “I didn’t advocate it or publicize it,” she says.

Brooklyn Brides United

Wednesday, 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 [...]

Brooklyn’s Battle of the Drumlines (Video)

Tuesday, 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.

Lunch Time On The L Train

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Stand Clear of the Closing Doors; Next Stop, Dessert By Ivana Kottasová Jim Kelly enjoyed his lunch. Creamy potato puree was spread across a shiny square plate. Four cubes of filet mignon were soaked in bordelaise [...]

Teacher Layoffs Through Time

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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By Aliza Moorji Teacher layoffs are nothing new; schools have always been a target for budget cuts. The city’s schools are now in the heat of yet another proposed round of cuts that may mean the [...]

Birth by Numbers

Friday, April 1, 2011

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by Audrey Yoo Strollers are everywhere in Brooklyn. So the Ink decided to see how the borough stacks up when it comes to babies.

Undertaker U: Where Funeral Directors Learn their Stuff

Monday, March 28, 2011

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By Evan MacDonald and Audrey Yoo For many, college is a chance to meet new people while living away from home for the first time. Students at American Academy McAllister Institute meet new people, too. Many [...]