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Brooklyn Historical Society Has Two Events Coming Up Thursday Evening, February 25

On Thursday evening, February 25, the Brooklyn Historical Society will host two events, both starting at 6:30. Downstairs in the main event space Randy Cohen (photo) will have as his guest on his latest Person Place Thing Kickstarter co-founder and CEO Yancey Strickler. Also on the program is fiddler Stephanie Coleman. Admission is $5; free […]

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Amazin’! The Press Loves BHB’s Heather Quinlan and Her Kickstarter Fueled ’86 Mets Documentary

As previously reported, our Heather Quinlan has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund her latest project – a documentary on the 1986 World Champion New York Mets. And we’re kvelling over the amount of press (and love!) she’s getting. Check it out:

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Test Version–Not Open to Public–of East River Floating Pool to Arrive Next Month

Remember our post two years ago about a proposal to build a floating swimming pool that would use filtered East River water and be located off the DUMBO section of Brooklyn Bridge Park? If you’re like me, you thought,”Great idea, but good luck making it happen.” Now it seems the promoters of the idea, led […]

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Floating Pool Scheme for Brooklyn Bridge Park Gaining Traction

A proposal to build a permanent floating pool is gaining traction as its designers attempt to raise funds, via Kickstarter, to test filtration methods needed to build the project.  Watch their pitch video after the jump.

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Help P.S. 8 Kids Fund Shakespeare Documentary

When I was in kindergarten, the 6th grade class at my school put on a production of MacBeth.  It was a big deal with a light show and everything – pretty impressive for lil’ ol’ P.S. 11 in Woodside, Queens.   I distinctly remember two things – it was really long and boy did that […]

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New Atlantic Avenue Eatery Uses Social Media for Funding

Colonie, a new restaurant at 127 Atlantic Avenue is slated to open in late November according to one of its 3 partners, Brooklyn Heights resident Emelie Kihlstrom.   To raise funds for their new venture they’ve turned to the crowdfunding website Kickstarter (just like  BHB’s Heather Quinlan did to fund her documentary):

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