Brooklyn

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Wildly esoteric products stood side by side with your basic great-sounding gear at the third edition of the annual New York Audio Show last week, which was moved this year to a Marriott in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, in the shadow of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Forty-five demo rooms gave audio aficionados a cornucopia of listening experiences to choose from – but the dominant evangelist there delivering the Hi-Res Audio message was Sony. (Photos: Nancy Klosek)

Home theater designer Theo Kalomirakis not only talks the talk; he walks the walk.
The renowned custom integration expert is a movie buff who is owner of around 14,000 DVDs that are neatly arranged in a floor-to-ceiling series of shelves just outside the dedicated home theater he has had built in his Brooklyn, N.Y. apartment.

BigApps is hosting the BigApps Block Party, described as NYC’s largest civic tech expo, at Brooklyn's Industry City on July 19. 

World Electronics in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, doesn't do such brisk business in TVs and VCRs anymore.

Rather than cling to relics of the '90s, the owners have simply moved on. You can mail packages back to Russia, the Czech Republic or Ukraine. You can borrow a Polish paperback. You can order a rifle or a small all-terrain vehicle.

But mostly, this Polish electronics shop in the middle of Brooklyn's Chinatown sells bait and tackle.

Fishing poles line the walls, and frozen clams, bunker and herring fill an ice cream cooler.

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