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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Pau Gasol is leaving the Lakers for the Bulls

    The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep. Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....
  • Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York

    Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York
    A Brooklyn DJ with roots in the Orlando cyclist community will be honored with a memorial ride later this month after being killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City. Zack Fortune, a 2004 Edgewater High School graduate, died Wednesday...
  • Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

    Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court
    An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said. Lyft, based in San Francisco, connects...
  • New York City: Work out at private gyms starting at $9.95 a day

    New York City: Work out at private gyms starting at $9.95 a day
    Want to work out at a good gym in New York City but don't know where to go? For those who don't have a gym membership that works in the Big Apple, a new service called Fit Daypass sells one-day passes to New York City gyms starting at $9.95 a day. The...
  • Michael Pitt on Working With Mike Cahill: 'I Wanted to Connect With What's Happening in Cinema Now'

    Mike Cahill's 2011 film "Another Earth" wasn't a breakout hit, but the sci-fi allegory garnered no small amount of critical praise and admirers, some of whom attended Thursday's New York premiere of his similarly brainy follow-up film "I Origins," held at...
  • 'Canes headed to Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational

    Miami's basketball team will be spending a few days in New York this season.  The school announced Wednesday it has accepted an invitation for the Hurricanes to play in this year's Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Classic at the Barclays Center.  Miami is one...
  • Camping in Brooklyn

    Camping in Brooklyn
    When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed. "You can do that?" Wait a moment and then … "Why would you want to do that?"...
  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86. "Flowers...
  • Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★&#9733 1/2
    The boy we see in "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," now at the Siskel Film Center and available on demand starting this weekend, grew up in Highland Park, his imagination seizing on (and seized by) computers not long after he could...
  • Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future

    Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future
    I treated myself to the latest and most extravagant in theatrical experiences a few days ago, but instead of making me excited about the arrival of the future, it made me melancholy about the loss of the past. Not that my trip to the excellent new...
  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...