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a borough of New York City

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The ONE BK Unite brings together hundreds of Brooklynites, from all neighborhoods, to walk or donate for this annual event benefitting the work of BCS.
Mortified and red-faced, I read this one short sentence I had written only for my fellow Brooklynites' eyes: "These words are so easy." Then she told me to sit down, and she went into what I might today recognize as a hypertensive rage; in fact, if I had been 30 years old instead of 10, I would have known enough to worry about her health.
Brooklynites were heard shouting "murderers!" at the massive police presence Wednesday as officers prohibited people from even stepping onto the street in one of New York's poorer neighborhoods while police helicopters circled overhead.
In its book "Baseball Americana," the Library of Congress calls the item the first dated baseball card, handed out to supporters and opposing teams in a gesture of bravado from the brash Brooklynites, who were dominant and won their league championships in 1861, 1864 and 1865.
Known as the Dodgers because Brooklynites were supposed to be adept at darting between the trolley s e aty buses in their borough, they were embedded deep in American culture.
In spirit, the concert, during which she was supported by a 60- member plus orchestra conducted by Bill Ross, was a family and neighbourhood affair that included a short film, shot some years ago, in which assorted Brooklynites who knew Streisand back when reminisced.
The Brooklynites entered the small stage all clad in black with Zebra Katz wearing a gimp mask.
Today's brand breakups are rarely as traumatic as the one Brooklynites like my dad went through, but it's more important than ever for a business to remain on friendly terms with customers who move on.
Half of Punch Line's customers come from the Caribbean, where men get together on Fridays and Saturdays and mix up virility drinks in their homes, while other buyers are Brooklynites who've heard their Caribbean friends' boasts.
I was fascinated by his Mark Twain-like adventures through the Prospect Park woodlands; his trips to the Brooklyn Riviera, which was Coney Island in the 1950s; his descriptions of the ecstatic reactions of Brooklynites to their home team winning the World Series in 1955; and his escapades in and out of the hallowed halls of Erasmus Hall High School, the alma mater of Barbra Streisand, chess-wiz Bobby Fischer, and Neil Diamond.
In truth, the coop's nearly 16,000 members are actually a varied bunch, representing a cross-section of Brooklynites seen in few places outside of the subway.
Over the last eight years, Bruce Ratner has been repeatedly excoriated by community activists and Brownstone Brooklynites, attacked in the press, and called everything from a "liar" to a "serial eminent domain abuser and corporate welfare queen." If you type the words "Bruce Ratner" and "scumbag" into Google, you get 567 hits.
"They have only just begun," Brooklyn Borough president Marty Markowitz said as he handed pins to Wasson and Walgreens chairman Alan McNally, declaring them "honorary Brooklynites."
Amazing Baby--along with their overachieving friends MGMT and fellow Brooklynites like Yeasayer, Violens, Chairlift and Boy Crisis--represent a sort of Not New York group of inside-outsiders who embrace the rejection of the city that claims their taxes.
Finally, the audience for whom the title and documentary really register is my generation of Brooklynites, now in their late sixties and beyond, who lived the myth from 1947 through 1957 and remember it viscerally.