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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Helping encourage a love for reading

    Name: Fern Jacoby Residence: Boca Raton Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Family: Husband, Arthur Jacoby; son, Aron Jacoby Career: Retired teacher Organization: Brandeis Used Book Store, which is in Boca Raton and benefits the Brandeis University library in...
  • Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations

    Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations
    Norfolk and North Canaan lie along the Blackberry River, and even when it's not in peak season, the namesake fruit has a strong presence here as many people turn it into jams, torts and pastries. And one of those people who's destined for foodie fame is...
  • FACTBOX-A list of key nominees for the Emmy Awards

    NEW YORK, July 10 (Reuters) - Following is a list of nominees in key categories for the Emmy Awards, the highest honors in U.S. television, announced on Thursday. The Emmys are awarded by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in a ceremony that...
  • Factbox: A list of key nominees for the Emmy Awards

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Following is a list of nominees in key categories for the Emmy Awards, the highest honors in U.S. television, announced on Thursday. The Emmys are awarded by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in a ceremony that will be...
  • Emmy Nomination Scorecard by Series and Network

    HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven." Nominations by Series: Game of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: All Invited To 100th Birthday Party For The Bushnell Park Carousel

    People of all ages are invited to a birthday party that's been 100 years in the making - the historic Bushnell Park Carousel's "100th Birthday Party," featuring family entertainment, birthday cake, and free rides all day. The event will take place on...
  • Usher to perform on the MTV Video Music Awards

    Usher to perform on the MTV Video Music Awards
    Usher is the latest addition to the list of performers slated for the MTV Video Music Awards, the network revealed to Pop & Hiss. MTV was expected to announce the appearance early Wednesday via its social media platforms, The multi-platinum Grammy...
  • Prosecutors in NYC's Brooklyn won't pursue low-level pot cases

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prosecutors in New York City's most populous borough of Brooklyn will no longer prosecute low-level marijuana possession cases, particularly for first-time offenders, the office said on Tuesday. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth...
  • Eileen Fisher opens new concept store in L.A.

    Eileen Fisher opens new concept store in L.A.
    Eileen Fisher, the 30-year-old brand built on easy, understated knits and separates, is aiming to address a younger customer with a new boutique on a stretch of Robertson Boulevard peppered with paparazzi and trend-driven boutiques like Kitson and Curve....
  • Harvey Arnowitz: Photographer was witness to WWII history

    Harvey Arnowitz: Photographer was witness to WWII history
    Harvey Arnowitz's eyes were too weak to drive a tank the way the Army wanted during World War II, but he could see well enough to take pictures. So, Arnowitz became the camp photographer at a base in Alabama and eventually his skill with the camera...
  • Cleveland picked for 2016 U.S. Republican National Convention

    Cleveland picked for 2016 U.S. Republican National Convention
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Republican Party's national convention to nominate a presidential candidate in 2016 will likely be held in Cleveland, the Republican National Committee said on Tuesday. The site selection panel chose Cleveland over...