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pearla - "daydream"

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pearla is the vessel for the songs of brooklyn’s nicole rodriguez, an amalgam of closely-woven genre cues that feel intimately familiar. 72 more words

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The Little House That Wouldn't

In June 2018, I noticed–much to my crushing dismay–that developers had succeeded in buying out and destroying several old Italianate townhouses on New York Avenue off Church Avenue: 388 more words

Gentrification

The Bee's Tongue

Never mind the knees, how about those tongues? Check out the tongue between the down-turned antennae. (Those antennae, by the way, are hugely important sensory organs: they can touch, taste, and smell.) There are… 169 more words

Fieldnotes

Why Don't Pillows Come with the House?

We did it. Well, I did it. But for some reason having you guys to write to makes me feel like I have a team of supporters who are with me every step of the way. 906 more words

BROOKLYN IS A BIT OF ME

Doesn’t matter where I roam,

Only one place I call home.

Keep your posh Manhattan pad,

Livin’ uptown would make me sad.

My heart belongs to Brooklyn, baby… 20 more words

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Gang member convicted in shooting of FBI agent in Brooklyn

NEW YORK — An alleged Crips gang member has been convicted in the ambush shooting of an FBI agent in Brooklyn.

A federal jury on Wednesday found 31-year-old Ronell Watson guilty of attempted murder of a federal officer, assault of a federal agent and use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime. 77 more words

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Brooklyn designer doing big things in the fashion industry

From her mother’s Brooklyn basement to runways around the globe and now Bloomingdale’s, Felicia Noel is stitching and designing her way to the top.

“My mom worked in a factory when she first migrated here from Grenada, she would bring home fabrics and I would always play dress up,” the Grenadian-American fashion designer said Wednesday. 286 more words

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