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Stuff-A-Sack Sale at Plymouth Church Thrift Store

The Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church is holding its semi-annual “stuff-a-sack” sale for the next two Sundays, February 19 and 26. For $25 per sack, you can fill your sack with winter designer clothing for men, women, and children. Sales support anti-slavery and human trafficking causes. For fiscal year 2016-2017, the Underground Thrift Shop […]

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Kids’ Day at the Cat Cafe

This Saturday, February 18th, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will welcome kids (and of course kits) for a reading with author Max Goodman from 11 am to 3 pm. Goodman will read from his book The Secret Life of Lilykins at noon and at 2 pm, and other activities will include cat-themed crafts, games, and pictures with […]

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Heads Up, Straphangers: Clark Street Tunnel To Close On Weekends

The MTA has announced that in order to make Sandy-related repairs on the 2/3 line, service to the neighborhood will be suspended on weekends beginning this spring, through 2018. The MTA expects the work to take 56 weekends. “The Clark St project is the next phase in what is the most extensive reconstruction and fortification effort […]

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Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Cafe!

These kittens are more than just pretty faces: they’re also award winners! Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Café on Atlantic Avenue, winner of this year’s Atlantic Avenue LDC Annual Holiday Window Design contest. Windows on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue were eligible, and these cool cats netted a $500 prize for the […]

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Friday: Classic Mewvie Night at Brooklyn Cat Cafe.

On Friday night, join the felines at Brooklyn Cat Cafe for a screening of the 1938 comedy Bringing Up Baby starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Tickets are $20 and include a soda and a snack; proceeds contribute to the rescue, TNR, and adoption work of Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition. The show starts at […]

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Adopting A Cat: What To Expect

On Thursday at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Atlantic Avenue, Mike Phillips will talk about how to successfully integrate a  rescue cat into your home in his talk “Happily Ever After: Post-TNR Tips On Bringing a New Cat Home.” He’ll offer suggestions and techniques to calm adopters, cats and rescuers at all stages of the adoption […]

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Free Meditation and Breathing Sessions At Eastern Athletic’s SciYoga

Hayley Winter’s SciYoga studio at Eastern Athletic is offering free yoga breathing and meditation sessions for the next few weeks. “It is an expression of solidarity to support people with post election anxiety and frustration,” Winter wrote in an e-mail announcing the sessions. Free sessions will take place from 6 – 6:45 pm on Sunday, […]

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Free yoga tonight!

Hayley Winter of Yoga Sports Science at Eastern Athletic is offering a free 45-minute yoga class tonight to help you deal with whatever stress you might be feeling about the election. The yoga/meditation session begins at 6 pm; book your spot by 3 pm today by e-mailing sessions@sciyoga.com. Space is limited. In addition to offering […]

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Election Night at the Cat Cafe

Scientific studies show that the company of an animal can help to reduce stress, so the good folks at Brooklyn Cat Cafe are doing their part to help us get through election night. Head to the cafe (149 Atlantic Ave, between Henry and Clinton) on Tuesday night to watch the returns (and some cat videos) […]

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Promenade “Likely” To Be Closed During BQE Re-Construction

DNAinfo reports that parts of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade might well need to be closed when re-construction of the BQE begins…whenever it will actually begin. “We would like to keep as much of it open as we can,” Bob Collyer, the city’s chief bridge engineer, said at a Tuesday night meeting. “If we need to […]

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