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Nxivm Sex Cult Housed Secret “Pod” in Brooklyn Heights

File this story under “you can’t make this stuff up!” With the arrest and arraignment of “Smallville” actress, Allison Mack on sex trafficking and other related charges, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports an offshoot of the pyramid scheme”self-help” group and purported cult Nxivm (pronounced NEKS-ee-əm) took up residence at “111 Hicks St., a Brooklyn Heights tower, where […]

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Increased Security at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Summer

The Eagle’s Mary Frost quotes Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation President Eric Landau saying that increased police presence and newly installed security cameras should prevent the sort of incidents that have troubled the Park during previous periods of warm weather. The Eagle story also notes that Joralemon Street and Willowtown residents think that more needs to […]

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‘Tis The Season…For Building Intruders

A building in the north Heights reports that on separate occasions this week, a man sitting in a dark-colored car in front of the building attempted to gain entry by claiming that he was here to see a friend or his girlfriend, though he was unable to name the apartment number. He did gain entry […]

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Hallowe’en Assault in Brooklyn Heights

NY1 and other outlets recently reported on a pre-Hallowe’en crime at  the corner of State and Henry Streets. Though the incident took place on Oct. 28, local news reported it two days ago. “Police said 13 men and women approached the 21-year-old woman and threw an unknown liquid in her face before putting the box […]

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Violent Robbery of Court Street Jeweler

Your correspondent apologizes for the delay in posting this, but violence came to Court Street during rush hour on Thursday when robbers hit Court Jeweler at 60 Court St., reports the Brooklyn Eagle.  A group of four men made off with cash, jewelry, and gold reportedly valued at half a million dollars and attacked the […]

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“Area” Woman Arrested for Shoplifting

As reported by DNA Info, the woman who owns the chain of children’s stores Area Kids (located in our fair neighborhood on Montague Street, was arrested last month along with a partner for stealing more than $1,000 of merchandise from the Whole Foods in Gowanus. Among the items stolen were beauty supplies, clothing, food, healthcare items […]

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