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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Tomorrow evening, Wednesday, April 12, at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of part one of Ken Burns’s documentary, Jackie Robinson. This film focuses on Robinson’s early life, from his childhood in Georgia through his first season with the Brooklyn Dodgers. It will be introduced by co-directors, producers, and writers Sarah Burns […]

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Ken Burns at Brooklyn Historical Society March 10

Ken Burns, the Oscar nominated producer and director (Baseball; The Civil War; The Roosevelts: An Intimate History), who is now working on a documentary about Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson, will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Tuesday evening, March 10, where he will discuss is work with New York Times arts writer Randy […]

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City Council Hearing Dock Street Arguments Today

BHB’s Sarah Portlock is on the scene today at the New York City Council Land Use Committee hearing on the Dock Street DUMBO project. Curbed posts a fascinating “open letter” from Jed Walentas to the celebrity opponents of the project.  It cites “an independent investigation by the Brooklyn Paper” which found “no substantial impact” on […]

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