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Video Licks: Hear A Whale of A Tale in “What’s the 311’s?” RED HOOK Episode

Video Licks: Hear A Whale of A Tale in “What’s the 311’s?” RED HOOK Episode

What’s the common link between maritime industries, IkEA, a despised whale, and the world’s greatest bar? RED HOOK, Brooklyn, of course! We bring you yet another What’s the 311? about New York’s most populous borough. This time the locals give us a taste of the once prosperous shipping and port area, Red Hook. It’s known […]

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Video Licks: Welcome to DUMBO Land Where The Robot Artists Paint Blood Sunsets!

Video Licks: Welcome to DUMBO Land Where The Robot Artists Paint Blood Sunsets!

DUMBO, not to be confused with the animated flying cartoon pachyderm, has been one of the neighbors turned around by 20th century gentrification. Once an amalgam of run down buildings, abandoned waterfront, and squatters, it’s now one of Brooklyn’s priciest neighborhoods. “The center of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle” is home to many a tech startup, […]

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Video Licks: It’s Victorian Castles & Scrummy Pizza in this DITMAS PARK Episode of “What the 311?”

Video Licks: It’s Victorian Castles & Scrummy Pizza in this DITMAS PARK Episode of “What the 311?”

Ah, we’ve arrived at the Michelin star of the Brooklyn boroughs in our What’s the 311? journey. Ditmas Park is a neighborhood in western Flatbush that has been designated a Historic District due to it’s many, lovely free-standing Victorian homes. Sure, it’s a bit of a walk from an actual park, but that doesn’t make […]

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Video Licks: Find Out Where The Bodies Are in “What’s the 311’s” CARROLL GARDENS

Video Licks: Find Out Where The Bodies Are in “What’s the 311’s” CARROLL GARDENS

Looks like the old way of life is dying out in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. You don’t know who you’re ripping off anymore, the cocaine is like a “dead dog’s ashes,” you can’t trust a person on the street with your special brown bag, and you can be pegged for a felony. Jeez! Well, at least […]

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Video Licks: Spend A Day at the Edge of the Universe in What’s the 311?’s CROWN HEIGHTS

Video Licks: Spend A Day at the Edge of the Universe in What’s the 311?’s CROWN HEIGHTS

There’s a conspiracy brewing about Crown Heights in What’s the 311? Some say it’s located on the edge of the universe and if you walk far enough, you’ll be enveloped by the sun. Ouchie! Others? Well, we’re not interested in what they have to say. Enjoy and I hope you know where the day breaks! […]

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Video Licks: WHAT’s THE 311? is Back for Season 2 with More Questionable Brooklynite Observations from the Neighborhood

Video Licks: WHAT’s THE 311? is Back for Season 2 with More Questionable Brooklynite Observations from the Neighborhood

Word on the street is that SEASON 2 of What’s The 311? is ready to make you part of the neighborhood. Has Brooklyn had it’s time in the sun? NEVER! In the new season we get even more “incoherent ramblings” from our often clueless residents soaking up their inhabitants and letting you in on the […]