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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Tuesday evening, September 27 at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present Edward Ball, author of Slaves in the Family, and Karen Branan, author of The Family Tree, who will discuss “Confronting a Southern White Past”. The conversation will be moderated by Rachel L. Swarns of The New York Times. Admission is $10, or […]

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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The 42nd annual Atlantic Antic will be this Sunday, September 25 from noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue. There will be live and DJ’d music, food, vendors, activities for kids, and special deals from merchants along Atlantic. More information here.

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Coming up at the Cat Cafe

Tonight! Every Thursday, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe offers some kid-free kitten time, with admission limited to those 14 and older. 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Every other Saturday, including this one (Sept. 24) is also an “adults only kitten happy hour,” from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Admission to the cafe (149 Atlantic Avenue) is $5, supporting the […]

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Pre-School Fair This Thursday

Thinking of applying to private pre-school for your little one? BECDA Schools, the Brooklyn Early Childhood Directors’ Association is holding an early education fair this Thursday, September 22nd.  

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Prez, Regina Myer Tapped as Head of Brooklyn Bridge Partnership

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports via re-printed press release Regina Meyer, current President of Brooklyn Bridge Park has been named the new President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. Meyer will take the helm in November. She replaces Tucker Reed who stepped down from DPP in August after an almost five year run. “This was an […]

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Thefts in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A series of “park plunders” took place in Brooklyn Bridge Park in the past week according to Brooklyn Paper’s “Police Blotter.”  On September 7th at about 9:00 pm, two men left their bags at the foot of Furman Street to play soccer.  When they returned the bags were gone, their wallets and phones along with […]

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Nantucket Lightship Hosts Marine Art Program Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Wednesday, September 14) evening at 6:00, the lightship Nantucket, docked at the north side of Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, will be host to artist Christina Sun, New York Harbor Artist in Residence, Art Instructor at the New York City Harbor School, and author of the blog Bowsprite. Ms. Sun will speak about […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

In July we noted the opening of the exhibit “Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie” at the

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Is Brooklyn Heights to Blame for Hillary Clinton’s Pneumonia?

Death and Taxes is reporting that several Clinton staffers working in her campaign headquarters in One Pierrepont Plaza (photo), including campaign manager Robby Mook, came down with symptoms similar to hers some time before she was diagnosed with pneumonia. According to Death and Taxes: If this top advisor sought treatment in the days before Clinton, […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Re-Opens After Summer Break

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange (photo), 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) has re-opened from its annual summer closure. The Exchange offers a wide variety of hand-crafted goods, including infants’ and children’s clothing, toys, jewelry, and household items, along with books of local interest and children’s books. See examples here. Store hours are 11:00 a.m. […]

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