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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Saturday, June 19

Thanks to Governor Cuomo’s signing of legislation making June 19 – Juneteenth – a state holiday, alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended this Saturday. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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Juneteenth Celebration at Cadman Plaza Park Saturday

On June 19th 1865 Federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to announce the Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves in Texas, which was the last of the former Confederate states to receive this news. “Juneteenth” has since become an occasion to celebrate the abolition of slavery throughout the former slave states. On Saturday, June 19th there […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Starting tomorrow (Friday, June 7) The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing The East, an espionage thriller about a former FBI agent, Sarah Moss (Brit Marling), who is hired to infiltrate an anarchist group. The story is partly based on some experiences director Zal Batmanglij and Marling had when they “hung out with ‘anarchists’.” Batmanglij […]

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