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06.24.15 Liam Mathews

Did you know there’s a street in Brooklyn named after Confederate General Robert E. Lee? Improbably enough, it’s true. It’s inside of Fort Hamilton, the National Guard and Army Reserve base located between the Verrazano Bridge and the Dyker Heights Golf Course. This fact was mostly ignored until this week, when in the aftermath of […]

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05.28.14 Andy Cush

Cops arrest more people for pot in New York than in almost any other state. And arrests for possession of small amounts are on the rise in NYC, despite Mayor Bill de Blasio’s campaign promise to focus on larger crimes. Yesterday, at a press conference outside One Police Plaza, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries asked the NYPD and […]

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