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Brooklyn man’s murder conviction overturned after 24 years in prison

November 19 | Noah Goldberg

A Brooklyn man imprisoned for more than two decades for a 1995 Clinton Hill murder was released Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction — citing the work of two disgraced Brooklyn detectives in the case as the reason for her judgment. Eliseo DeLeon was all smiles as he walked free — hugging family members […]

How eBay created its own business community in Brooklyn

November 19 | Michael Stahl

When Hurricane Sandy struck seven years ago, its aftereffects harmed as many as 100,000 small businesses, many of which folded shortly thereafter due to the storm’s devastating impact. Adam Wexler’s electronics dealership barely survived, but it was spared partly because of its nontraditional model. For 20 years, Wexler has made a living on eBay, via […]

After college admissions scandal, Park Slope mom looks to level playing field

November 19 | Meaghan McGoldrick

On the day Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a host of other high-profile parents were charged in a $25 million college entry scandal, one Park Slope mom had an idea. As Lisa Cowan’s son, Jacob, waited to hear back from colleges he’d applied to, the third generation Brooklynite and mother of two thought about the […]

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