Brooklyn


Starrett City, With Trump as Investor, Finds a Buyer

The owners of Starrett City, a Brooklyn affordable-housing complex that counts President Donald Trump as an investor, have reached an agreement to sell the property for about $850 million. The…

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Festive Caribbean Celebration Held Amid Tight Security

One of the largest celebrations of Caribbean culture in the U.S. was held in Brooklyn Monday amid ramped-up security. Thousands of revelers including musicians, dancers and costumed troupes gathered for…

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NYC Tries Fencing in Often-Violent Caribbean Celebration

Before sunrise Monday, tens of thousands of costumed, paint-slathered revelers will gather on the streets of Brooklyn for a joyous Caribbean celebration rooted in emancipation. This year, though, they’ll be…

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Brooklyn Church Removes Two Plaques Honoring Robert E. Lee

Leaders of a New York Episcopal diocese have removed two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a church property in Brooklyn. A spokeswoman for the Episcopal Diocese of…

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Q Train in Brighton Beach Has Minor Derailment

A minor derailment in Brooklyn snarled service for some New York City subway riders. No injuries were reported after some wheels of a southbound Q train went off the track…

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