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WNYC News

Brooklyn Joins the 'Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone' Movement

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launches a new proposal that will let mothers breastfeed in public.

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Schoolbook

Brooklyn Principal Lures Local Parents to a Middle School in Transition

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

WNYC
A middle school in Cobble Hill decided to improve its reputation, and its chance of survival, by collaborating with local families who previously shunned it for more prestigious schools.
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The Sporkful

Donuts Old School, Donuts New, Donuts Glazed, Donuts Blue

Monday, April 06, 2015

What’s the difference between a good donut and a great one? Dan travels from Portland to Brooklyn in search of the answer.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Fighting Crime in Capes, Masks, and Skinny Jeans

Friday, March 13, 2015

Can an idealistic hardware store clerk and a superhero determined to retire save Brooklyn when it suddenly teeters on the brink of disaster?

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WNYC News

Two in Custody After Fatal Shooting at Subway Station

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

WNYC
Police say the shooting happened on the mezzanine section of the Borough Hall station.

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The Takeaway

Red Baraat Live at The Takeaway!

Monday, March 02, 2015

It's not everyday that we have a live soundtrack for the news.

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Studio 360

Kehinde Wiley’s Modern-Day Royalty

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The artist Kehinde Wiley wondered why he never saw people who looked like him in museums. His ground-breaking paintings, which borrow from art history, are changing that.

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Studio 360

How to Quit Smoking, One Illustration at a Time

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The owner of New York City's punniest pizza shop illustrates his way out of his pesky smoking habit. 
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WNYC News

Offering Salvation in a Bar: The Iceman Cometh

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Nathan Lane has something to sell, and you don’t want it, in Eugene O’Neill’s great American tragedy.

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WNYC News

Unhip Means Inexpensive and Quiet in Flatlands, Brooklyn

Friday, February 20, 2015

WNYC
The median Brooklyn housing price has surged by 55%, but there are still places in the borough — like Flatlands —  that are more affordable.

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WNYC News

DA Says No Politics in Police Prosecutions

Thursday, February 19, 2015

WNYC
Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson has won indictments against more cops for brutality in one year than his predecessor did in five. But Thompson tells WNYC it has nothing to do with politics.

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WNYC News

Did New Jersey Really Lose Out When the Nets Left Town?

Friday, February 13, 2015

It's been more than two years since the New Jersey Nets crossed the river(s) and became the Brooklyn Nets. A look back at what they left behind in downtown Newark.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

An Indictment Expected in the Akai Gurley Shooting

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

While the District Attorney has yet to make a formal announcement, many are reporting that Officer Peter Liang has been indicted on several charges, including second-degree manslaughter.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fire Sparks Discussion About City’s Storage Protocol

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

A Brooklyn warehouse storing millions of city records burned down this weekend. As firefighters fought the flames, scraps of paper records drifted across Williamsburg. 

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WNYC Digital

These Kid Entrepreneurs Will Dig Out Your Snow-Covered Car for $5

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

For Nicolo Del Negro and Emmet Gregory, two middle-schoolers in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, a snow day means a lot of work. 

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WNYC News

Renovated Brooklyn Theater to Bring Entertainment and Steady Jobs to Flatbush

Friday, January 23, 2015

After an intensive two-year renovation, the Kings Theatre is open for the first time since 1977. Community leaders hope it will become an "economic engine."

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WNYC News

Remembering Haiti Five Years After Devastating Quake

Monday, January 12, 2015

WNYC
Yves Dominique recalls the exact moment he started worrying about his daughter Rebecca in Port Au Prince.

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The Greene Space

Battle of the Boroughs 2015: The Contestants

Monday, January 12, 2015

See which up-and-coming acts will compete in the sixth season of our citywide talent search.

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The Takeaway

Brooklyn Bound: Writing Kings County

Thursday, December 25, 2014

In September, four Brooklyn-based writers sat down to talk about the borough that inspired them most as part of a WNYC Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend event at the Brooklyn Museum.
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WNYC News

New Atlantic Yards Project to be 100 Percent Affordable, Mayor Says

Monday, December 15, 2014

WNYC
The new development will create 298 affordable units in a neighborhood that's being branded as "Pacific Park."

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