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Terésa Stern

Terésa Stern is a freelance writer, marketing consultant, and fitness trainer. She lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

A Tale of Two Fort Greenes

Between January and July 2008, a series of more than a dozen burglaries targeting neighborhood restaurants and businesses angered and frightened owners. The perpetrator broke in late at night, usually through rear entrances not visible from the street.

Entrepreneurial Dreams in Brooklyn

The young man who called himself Prophet knew exactly who would buy the alarm-clock pillow he had dreamed up: everyone! Millions and millions of people. After all, everyone sleeps on a pillow, and who doesn’t need an alarm clock?

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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