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Hollywood shines spotlight on Brooklyn

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Hollywood producers and the tourism industry want to get as much as they can out of Brooklyn, the borough many consider "the place to be" within New York City.

The popularity of the hit HBO series, Girls, and other shows including Brooklyn 99 and Blue Bloods are adding hype to the buzz.

A TV and movie tour company is considering bringing fans to the area, reported the NY Times.

Approximately $7B is generated through TV and film productions in Brooklyn. Costs associated with productions are more inexpensive in Brooklyn compared to Manhattan.

Of the 29 TV series filmed last year, more than half took place in Brooklyn.

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