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Beyoncé blocks Brooklyn beer named after her from being produced

You can pour out any hopes of drinking a beer inspired by Beyoncé for much longer. The superstar singer is blocking a brewing company in Brooklyn from releasing any more of its “Bïeryoncé” pilsner, Pitchfork reported. Bïeryoncé is no more. ...

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SEE IT: Mugger drags woman down Brooklyn street

A determined mugger dragged a woman down a Brooklyn street by her purse when she refused to give up her belongings, startling video released by cops Friday shows. The crook ran past his 54-year-old victim on Granite St. near Broadway ...

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Kevin Jonas testifies at FIFA corruption trial in Brooklyn

The trial of three FIFA officials facing corruption charges took an unexpected star-turn Thursday when Kevin Jonas — of the Jonas Brothers — was called to the stand. Prosecutors summoned the pop star to Brooklyn Federal Court to confirm he’d ...

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'War Cry' enters New Brooklyn comics with a bang

This superhero might just be what you’ve been crying out for. As part of the New Brooklyn universe where heroes and villains fight in a Brooklyn that’s physically seceded from New York, Eisner Award-nominated artist Dean Haspiel continues his free LINE ...

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Folk star David Rawlings to showcase new tunes at Brooklyn Steel

Folk guitar hero David Rawlings has put out a new collection of songs that may best be described as a pop roots album — “Poor David’s Almanack.” The singer and songwriter teamed up with his musical partner Gillian Welch to ...

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Gunman busted for slaying drug foe, wounding gal pal in Brooklyn

A gunman faces murder charges for killing a drug rival and shooting the man’s girlfriend in a Brooklyn apartment, police sources said Wednesday. Durante Tirado, 20, showed up, gun in hand, at the 16th-floor apartment of 38-year-old Kahliq Francis on ...

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RZA sues Brooklyn company for ripping off Wu-Tang Clan's name

Wu-Tang Clan member RZA launched into a legal dogfight Friday, accusing a pooch-pampering company in Brooklyn of ripping off his group’s name. RZA, born Robert Diggs, filed a trademark opposition suit against the Woof-Tang Clan, a dog-walking service. In court ...

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SEE IT: Google earpiece fails to translate basic talk in Brooklyn

Google’s high-tech headphones were lost in translation on the streets of Brooklyn. The wireless Bluetooth Pixel Buds touted as a revolutionary real-time translator of 40 languages failed to pick up simple conversations on a noisy sidewalk of Williamsburg, according to ...

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Brooklyn man busted in counterfeit iPhone trade-in scam

He’s a bad apple. The feds have busted a Brooklyn man who they say has been scamming Apple by trading in damaged counterfeit iPhones for the real deal. According to court papers, George Huang and others in the crew traded ...

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Fetty Wap cuffed on DWI, drag racing charges in Brooklyn

Cops busted rapper Fetty Wap for DWI and drag racing in Brooklyn early Friday, police said. Cops spotted a 2012 Mercedes CLS AMG speeding west swerving in and out of traffic racing another vehicle on the Gowanus Expressway near Hamilton ...

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