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Uma Thurman’s Brother Can’t Afford Bed-Stuy, Gentrification Grows In Brooklyn

Rising cost of rent in New York has long been a problem, so much so that even a movie star’s brother can’t get the property he desires in Brooklyn. Uma Thurman’s brother Mipam Thurman missed out on some prime real …

Robert De Niro Crashes World Cup Party

Robert De Niro isn’t a huge soccer fan. He was interested enough in a recent game, however, that he crashed a random World Cup viewing in Brooklyn last week so he didn’t miss watching the U.S. compete against Germany. The …

Brooklyn Stabbing: Reward Offered For Six-Year-Old’s Killer

A young boy is dead and a young girl is in critical condition following what appears to be a random stabbing in Brooklyn, New York. According to a New York Times report, six-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and seven-year-old Mikayla …

Biggie Smalls Remembered 17 Years After His Death

Fans all over the world remembered Biggie Smalls, also known in the music world as The Notorious B.I.G., on the 17th anniversary of his death on Sunday. The rapper had just left a Vibe magazine-hosted event on March 9, 1997 …

Gentrification: Spike Lee Explodes Into Expletive-Filled Rant

Famed film director Spike Lee burst into an expletive-filled rant when an audience member posed a question regarding the gentrification of the New York boroughs at an African-American History Month lecture on Tuesday held at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute. Lee, who …

Keri Russell Dodges Question About Dating Matthew Rhys

The Americans star Keri Russell was obviously unwilling to address the question of whether or not she is dating co-star Matthew Rhys in a recent interview with Your Tango. When the interviewer brought up the rumor that Russell and Rhys …

Pussy Riot Members To VIsit Brooklyn

Two of the women who were recently freed from a Russian prison after being jailed for “acts of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” will visit Brooklyn on February 5 for a human rights benefit concert. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova …

Yellow Dogs: Band Members Murdered In Brooklyn

The Yellow Dogs, a group of four Iranian men who played on the underground scene in Tehran before finding success in the U.S., were bound for international stardom before a fellow Iranian musician cut two of them (and a friend) …

Cousin Charged With Murdering 5 Family Members

A 25-year old Chinese immigrant was charged with murder on Monday morning after stabbing his cousin-in-law and her four children to death in their Brooklyn home. Mingdong Chen told police he had been staying with his cousin and his family …

One-year-old Shot in the Head in Brooklyn

The father of one-year-old Brooklyn baby Antiq Hennis was pushing the baby in a stroller across the street when gunfire rang out. Antiq was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center on …

Joe Torre: Daughter Saves Falling Baby

Former Major League Baseball (MLB) all-star and longtime Yankees manager Joe Torre is well-known for his skill on the field. It’s clear now that, in addition to coaching world-class athletes, he also passed those skills on to his progeny. Torre’s …