Category Archives: Brooklyn

Final Thoughts from Bushwick

I have never been one for long, drawn-out goodbyes, but I continue to struggle to find the appropriate words to adequately describe the last seven years and three months that I have lived in the greatest city in the world. … Continue reading

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The View from Jefferson Street

One last view from Jefferson Street before the move to Washington, D.C., is complete.

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NYC Officials Seek Information on Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the officials who distributed flyers at a Brooklyn intersection earlier on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about a reported anti-gay attack earlier this month. Police say Julius “Stinky” Wright sexually assaulted a 24-year-old … Continue reading

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NYPD Identifies Suspect in Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

Police say a 21-year-old man used anti-gay slurs against a man as he sexually assaulted him on a Brooklyn street earlier this month. Julius “Stinky” Wright allegedly approached the 24-year-old man on Myrtle Avenue around 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. … Continue reading

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NYC Officials Condemn Reported Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

New York City officials late on Friday, Sept. 23, condemned a reported hate crime against a gay man who was walking home in Brooklyn earlier this month. The man was walking in Bedford-Stuyvesant at 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5 when … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Councilman Detained at West Indian Day Parade

Brooklyn politicians have expressed outrage after police officers detained City Councilmember Jumaane Williams earlier today during the annual West Indian Day Parade. The Daily News reported that New York Police Department officers handcuffed and detained Williams and Kirsten John Foy, … Continue reading

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The View from Jefferson Street

Good riddance Irene!

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