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The Night Zuccotti Fell

The occupation of Zuccotti Park ended in the early hours of the morning Tuesday. On orders from the Mayor’s office, police surrounded the park and penned in demonstrators, ripping down tents and throwing away personal effects that had made Zuccotti home for nearly two months. After demonstrators were arrested or evicted, they set out in...


Good Morning, Brooklyn!

Happy Monday! The Brooklyn Ink staff is rehashing this weekend’s news and kicking around ideas for stories we’ll serve up this week. Stay tuned throughout the day for your latest news from Brooklyn. ** This weekend runners descended on Brooklyn for the New York City Marathon. Our very own Xin Hui Lim took photos of the...


Islanders To Brooklyn?

The new Barclays Center will be fitted with an NHL-sized rink when it opens in September 2012. Could Brooklyn become the future home of the New York Islanders?  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)


Food Stamp Center Helps Unemployed in Brooklyn

By 8:15 a.m. Thursday a long queue has already formed outside the Food Stamp Center at 227 Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street in downtown Brooklyn. The flow of people through its door starts at 8:30 a.m. and does not stop until closing time at 5 p.m. Staff members estimate that nearly 1,000 Brooklyn residents come here daily to apply for or recertify their food subsidies.