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Are Things at BPL Worse Than Imagined?

On Tuesday the New York Daily News reported that the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library, located at Grand Army Plaza, is in desperate need of repairs. According to reporters Marco Poggio and Reuven Blau, BPL’s majestic headquarters— the most heavily used library in Brooklyn—is falling apart. Current estimates are that $100 million dollars in repairs […]

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Poetry Reading This Evening at Brooklyn Heights Library

The Eagle reports that this evening (Wednesday, April 23) at 6:15 there will be a free poetry reading, with light refreshments served, at the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West (between Pierrepont and Tillary streets). The reading will feature works by Rumi, Pablo Neruda, Ernesto Cardenal, Allen Ginsberg, Ishmael […]

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DUMBO Leader Tweaks Raw Nerve in Brooklyn Heights Library Re-development Dispute

In Thursday’s Brooklyn Daily Eagle, community advocate Doreen Gallo tweaked the raw nerve that is the proposed sale of the Brooklyn Heights and Pacific branches of the Brooklyn Public Library. The BPL’s controversial plan to sell the two properties—eliminating costly repairs and maintenance in exchange for new much reduced libraries rebuilt by developers—has been roundly […]

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Theater 2020’s Candide Dazzles

Theater 2020’s production of Candide (Photo by LAB Photography of cast members Ryan Farnsworth as Candide, Lorinne Lampert as the Old Lady, and Ellie Bensinger as Cunegonde; a video follows the jump) continues its run at St. Charles Borromeo Church this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 28 to March 2, and the following weekend, March […]

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