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Brooklyn’s First African American District Attorney Dies Of Cancer

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson died yesterday after what his family described as a "hard fought battle with cancer." Thompson's family made the announcement last...

Brooklyn’s First African American District Attorney Dies Of Cancer

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson died yesterday after what his family described as a "hard fought battle with cancer." Thompson's family made the announcement last...

Spike Lee Did The Right Thing With Prince Block Party

Last night, Fort Greene partied like it was 1999, but under the most 2016 of circumstances. Thursday afternoon, Spike Lee sent out word via his Instagram...

Junior’s Patriarch Walter Rosen Passes At 81

One of Brooklyn’s most famous restaurants lost its patriarch when Walter Rosen passed. Rosen, 81, stewarded the growth of Junior’s Restaurant from a single location on...

Lt. Col. Charles Kyrie Kallas, Sheepshead Bay Businessman, Landlord And Visionary,...

Lt. Col. Charles Kyrie Kallas, a longtime resident of Sheepshead Bay who predicted the neighborhood's population boom in the mid-20th century and invested in...

Comic Community Mourns Loss Of Seth Kushner, 41, Sheepshead Bay Native

Devastated. My friend Seth Kushner died, far too young. A brilliant photographer and writer, a kind, gentle man pic.twitter.com/LpPqch7RuC — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) May 18,...

Local Ice Cream Man Sandesh “Papa” Mohan-Ram, 41, Passes Away

Family and friends bid farewell this morning to Sandesh Mohan-Ram, a neighbor and ice cream man affectionately known to many as "Papa," after he suddenly...

Friends & Family Remember Bassam Awad, Who Died During Flatbush Avenue...

The tragic loss of a local businessman casts a pall over Flatbush Avenue this week, following a terrible fire early Wednesday morning that claimed the...

Local Lottery Winner And Tabloid Celeb Richie Randazzo Loses Battle With...

The doorman from Avenue U who won the $5 million jackpot died from lung cancer last week. Richie Randazzo, who had been battling the disease...

Richie Randazzo, “$5 Million Doorman,” Dies At Age 50

The doorman from Avenue U who won the $5 million jackpot died from lung cancer last week. Richie Randazzo, who had been battling the disease for over...