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Where Brooklyn At?

Brooklyn was once considered an incubator for hip-hop, but has it lost its touch? Hannah Olivennes looks into hip-hop’s traveling geographical center. 


Evidence Links Suspect to the Rape of a 12-Year-Old

A criminologist presented DNA evidence today in the trial of Adam Wright, linking him to the rape of a 12-year-old girl in 2002. The DNA sample provided by Wright, 43, was collected in 2005 in relation to another rape case, criminologist Noelle Umback told the courtroom in Kings County Supreme Court. It wasn’t until three...


November on the Boardwalk

Click. Click. Click. A couple busily snap photographs of the ocean view as seen from the boardwalk at Coney Island. He wears a white jacket and she a black one, jeans and sunglasses. “We should go down there,” she tells him, pointing towards the beach. The sunrays hit brilliantly on the boardwalk on this cold,...


PHOTOS: Brooklyn Greenmarket

Reporter Ravi Kumar went to Borough Hall Green Market at the intersection of Montague and Court St. The market has local food, fruits, flowers, and vegetables three days a week:Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.