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Paul Ryan First Impressions: From Bay Ridge to Bushwick

It’s been three days. On August 11, Mitt Romney announced that Paul Ryan would be his running mate, reigniting the presidential race. What does Brooklyn think about that? To answer the question, Brooklyn Ink reporters fanned across the borough, asking residents how they felt about the congressman from Wisconsin and his controversial “Path to Prosperity” budget plan.

Seasoned Cook Has Seen It All

Beatrice Mobley, believed to be one of the oldest surviving workers of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital, sits at her dining room table in the Vinegar Hill area of Brooklyn, surrounded by mementos from various stages of her life. She picks up of her 66-year-old Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital I.D. badge with its sepia-colored distressed […]

The New Dawn of OWS

After police took down Zuccotti Park, protesters went on the offensive congregating in Foley Square before dawn, then marching through morning rush hour to a small park at Canal Street and Sixth Avenue. From there groups splintered. Some stayed behind while others set out to take back Zuccotti. ** ** For more OWS coverage The […]

The Night Zuccotti Fell

The occupation of Zuccotti Park ended in the early hours of the morning Tuesday. On orders from the Mayor’s office, police surrounded the park and penned in demonstrators, ripping down tents and throwing away personal effects that had made Zuccotti home for nearly two months. After demonstrators were arrested or evicted, they set out in […]