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Brooklyn man who bears uncanny resemblance to Van Gogh freaks out internet

  NEW YORK — Vincent Van Gogh is considered by many to be an icon of the art world who captured beauty, emotion and color in all his masterpieces. The post-Impressionist painter known for being a brilliant yet troubled genius, died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 37 over a century […]

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‘It tastes like mud & poop’ — Man swims in disease-infested Gowanus Canal for Earth Day

  GOWANUS CANAL (PIX11) — You can call Christopher Swain two things: insane or insanely passionate. The activist set out on a brazen mission Wednesday, to swim the entire length of Brooklyn’s obscenely polluted Gowanus Canal. Wearing a yellow dry suit along with earplugs, a water cap, goggles and water barrier cream for his face, Swain’s […]

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New Cash Mob Craze Giving Small Businesses Much-Needed Boost

NEW YORK (TRP) – It’s a Saturday afternoon in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn and a mob has gathered, and it’s growing by the minute. Unlike your run-of-the-mill flash mob, this group is a cash mob and has no plans to break out in song or dance. Rather, it will converge on By Brooklyn, […]

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