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  • n. Plural form of Brooklynite.


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  • And there could be another upside, Mr. Schweiger said: "Maybe it will make some more Brooklynites more of the elite."

    The Horses Will Jump InBrooklyn

  • There were legions of Brooklynites who earnestly supported their team but would never follow baseball after they left.

    Robert E. Murphy: Duke Snider -- Farewell, My Hero

  • It is yet another irony that, while two of the best Brooklyn Dodgers of the '50s, Robinson and Snider, were Los Angelans, two of the best Los Angeles Dodgers of the '60s, Koufax and Tommy Davis, were Brooklynites.

    Robert E. Murphy: Duke Snider -- Farewell, My Hero

  • "Atlantic Yards had -- and continues to have -- the overwhelming support of Brooklynites, community leaders and elected officials," the developer claimed in a statement.

    Norman Oder: Battle for Brooklyn Recasts the Atlantic Yards Narrative

  • Outlier, founded in 2008 by two young Brooklynites, is starting to make a name for itself with double-woven pants that are designed for pedaling: The label's stretch-fabric slacks are water-resistant on the outside, while minimizing sweat and abrasion inside.

    Easy Riders

  • Conversely, at a chance encounter with President Pollard the summer of 2010, I came away thinking the man not only did not like Brooklyn it took everything in me not to suggest he should leave if he despised it, and us Brooklynites, so much, but that Mr. Pollard was eager to do whatever he could to dismantle the inner mechanisms of Medgar Evers College, even the parts that were working just fine.

    Kevin Powell: The Mess at Medgar Evers College

  • A group of well-connected Brooklynites, unhappy about a bike lane in front of their residences near Prospect Park, is filing a lawsuit to have it removed.

    Jay Walljasper: Battles Rage in the Streets of New York

  • I love tales of childhood friends growing up and doing something cool together -- like Brooklynites Saskia Miller and Stephanie Ursula Hodges, who instigated this "story experiment" called PenTales20:

    With PenTales, Storytelling Gets Physical

  • Even with the subsidy, it will be significantly more expensive for Brooklynites to commute on top of the East River instead of underneath it.

    City-Aided East River Ferry Service Hits Water

  • Just as Manhattanites benefit from trading with Brooklynites even though resources have long moved free and easily across the East River, so too will Americans continue to benefit from international trade regardless of how easily resources traverse national borders.

    Getting Ricardo Wrong, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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