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NYC Fleet Week Brings U.S. and Foreign Naval Crews To Visit Brooklyn

NYC Fleet Week, which takes place every Memorial Day Weekend, brings thousands of young men and women serving our and other nations’ navies to our fine city to visit tourist attractions and take part in numerous special events. It has been a tradition since 1935. This year’s Fleet Week celebration is highlighted in Brooklyn by […]

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Very Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Tickets are going fast for the Brooklyn Bugle’s Brooklyn Heights 101 Tour (Saturday 11am).  Tix sales end one hour before the event. Get yours now!  Click here to buy. Stuck in town for the weekend? Or, perhaps, you simply enjoy being in town on holidays, when things are a little less crowded and fast-paced. If […]

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Return of the Ospreys, and Mr. J. Views the Parade of Ships

If you thought you were truly in helicopter hell this morning, you were only partly right. Most of the racket was being made by a pair of V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft (we’ve seen these before) that were circling the area and occasionally touching down at the Downtown Heliport. This was part of the Fleet Week […]

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Fleet Week Begins

The annual Fleet Week, scheduled to cover Memorial Day weekend, begins tomorrow (Wednesday, May 25) with a parade of ships passing through the harbor, into the Hudson River, and up to the George Washington Bridge, where they will turn and go to their docks. This will be visible from the Promenade from 8:30 a.m. to […]

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Yesterday’s News is Tomorrow’s Fish and Chip Paper or Kuntzman Greets Fleet at Floyd

We kid the Brooklyn Paper’s Gersh Kuntzman, because we love the Brooklyn Paper’s Gersh Kuntzman. There we said it. He may think we bloggers are a bunch of nudnicks but such is life. But seriously, you think anyone at Courier-Life or the Brooklyn Eagle is this much fun? (Hmmm… that Krogius guy might be a […]

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