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Joy Of Brooklyn: Joy Behar inducted into Welcome Back to Brooklyn Walk of Fame

Multi-talented renaissance woman Joy Behar is this year’s inductee to the Celebrity Path at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The initiation will serve as the highlight of the “Welcome Back to Brooklyn” celebration.  The event is presented by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. … Full Article

Despite Orlando tragedy, Brooklyn not going to stop dancing, BP Adams says

The Brooklyn kick-off to NYC Dance Week, which takes place through June 25, transformed Downtown’s Albee Square into an open air dance studio on Thursday. … Full Article

Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn coming to Park Slope

Brooklyn-Puppetry Arts New York will host its annual Puppetry Arts Festival in Park Slope this year with an array of crafts, puppet shows and special guests. The festival takes place on June 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the J.J. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Atlantic Ave. & 5th Ave. to become music hot spots on Tuesday

Atlantic Avenue is pulling out all the stops on Tuesday as part of Make Music New York, the live music festival that takes place across the city on June 21, the longest day of the year. … Full Article

Mermaid Parade floats through Coney Island

Hundreds of mermaids, pirates and other fanciful sea creatures took to Surf Avenue on Saturday for the 34th annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island. … Full Article

Fantasia to perform in free concert at Fort Hamilton

Grammy Award-winning singer Fantasia is giving a special gift to troops at the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton just in time for the Fourth of July weekend. The “American Idol” winner will headline an “Independence Day Salute to the Troops” concert at the army base on July 1. … Full Article

The Eagle’s Top 5 Weekend Events: June 17-19

It’s no longer a secret that Brooklyn is the place to be. On any given weekend, Brooklynites have a plethora of options to take part in from a thriving music scene, to delectable restaurants, to trendy nightlife and everything in between. … Full Article

Sunset Park Library wins ‘Oscar’

The Sunset Park Library has won an Oscar! The Brooklyn library was one of six libraries around the city cited for outstanding service at the Third Annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards. The awards have been nicknamed the “Oscars of the Libraries.” … Full Article

'Subway Sleepers' are the stars of an upcoming photo exhibit by Brooklyn Heights artist Linda Kessler

In the city that never sleeps, the ultimate act of vulnerability is slumbering on the subway. … Full Article

Thousands flock to Williamsburg, Greenpoint for Northside Festival

Although the first day of summer isn’t technically until June 20, roughly 100,000 individuals swarmed to Williamsburg and Greenpoint last week to celebrate the unofficial start of the season with the Northside Festival. … Full Article

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