Movie Trailer of the Day

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Spike Lee's latest joint tells the story of young Flik Royale, who is shipped from his Atlanta home to the tough streets of Brooklyn to spend a summer with his deeply religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, played by Lester Freamon Clarke Peters. it's another installment in Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn series, which includes Do The Right Thing, Clockers and He Got Game.

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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day

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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day: A Brooklyn woman who was struck by a stray bullet says she was unlawfully detained for five days by police officers who claimed she was lying about the incident.

35-year-old Takesha Griffin was allegedly handcuffed to a bench and, later, put in a dirty holding cell at t

The Interpipes Are Leaking of the Day

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The Interpipes Are Leaking of the Day: Spotted at a Russian grocery store in Brooklyn.

I applaud this establishment on their no-pedo policy, but I fear it's unenforceable.

[reddit.]

Damn Nature U Scary of the Day

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Damn Nature U Scary of the Day: Truly Shocking footage captured live during the 2011 Virginia earthquake.

Warning: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC.

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Well This Is Pretty Awful of the Day

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Well This Is Pretty Awful of the Day: Redditor TenThousandSuns posted this CCTV footage of bike thieves appearing to chop down a ginko tree in Kensington, Brooklyn, at 2 AM just to lift "a $50 department store bike locked with a $10 cable lock."

That's bad enough, but then it gets much worse: The tree was plan

Police State Of Mind of the Day

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Police State Of Mind of the Day: So this is basically what went down: A friend was visiting the camera-phone novice who lives on the corner of Claver Place and Putnam Avenue in Brooklyn.

He rode his bike on the sidewalk to the front door, which in NYC is a no-no. The popo showed up and gave the friend a $150 fine, at which point a passer-by engaged him in some convivial chitchat concerning his plight. An NYPD officer felt the passerby shouldn't be fraternizing with th