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Brooklyn barbershop busted for operating as illegal speakeasy: lawsuit

Undercover officers claim the secret bar is kitted out with a sound system and has female dancers performing

May. 10, 2024 By Adam Daly

A Crown Heights barbershop is being accused of operating an illegal speakeasy bar after undercover cops gained entry to the venue, which was filled with female dancers earlier this year, according to recent court filings in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

Victim of Farragut Houses stabbing sues NYCHA for negligence

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Jan. 29, 2024 By Kirstyn Brendlen

A Brooklyn woman is suing the New York City Housing Authority for negligence after she was brutally attacked at Farragut Houses in Downtown Brooklyn last year. 

UFT to ‘review’ changes to city budget after Adams restores some funding for schools

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Jan. 22, 2024 By Megan McGibney

In late December, right before city schools closed for the holiday break, the United Federation of Teachers announced it was filing a lawsuit against Mayor Eric Adams, the city, and the New York State Education Department over nearly $2 billion in budget cuts for New York City public schools.

Buses, businesses, and bagels: Brooklyn Paper’s top stories of 2023

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Dec. 28, 2023 By Brooklyn Paper

It’s the end of another big, busy year in Brooklyn! This year, Kings County – like the rest of the city — saw protests against and support for the thousands of asylum-seekers who now call New York City Home; cutthroat elections; labor struggles; tragedy; and more.

Woman who claimed abandoned East New York house fights investors for possession

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Nov. 14, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith Ten years ago Sybil Green, who goes by the name Tami, was biking down a stretch of Jackie Robinson Parkway’s residential frontage road, which connects Vermont Street in East New York with Highland Park, when she noticed a house that looked in disrepair, with a door ajar and a…
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