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Brooklyn Botanic Garden's famed cherry blossoms are a Mom magnet

Prospect Heights
Worth The Wait. The puffy pink blossoms of Brooklyn Botanic Garden's famed Cherry Esplanade are perfection. You're lucky – the iconic trees hit their peak later than usual. You can get a good look for yourself if you go soon. … Full Article

"Girls" is filming in Brooklyn, in a Victorian Flatbush home

Flatbush
Attention Lena Dunham fans! The HBO hit "Girls" is filming in Victorian Flatbush this week - and this house on Westminster Road was where it was happening Wednesday. … Full Article

City Museum presents 1960s Coney Island photos

Coney Island
The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan is presenting “In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs by Aaron Rose, 1961-1963,” the first exhibition of the photographer’s images of sunbathers and swimmers at Brooklyn’s most famous beach. … Full Article

Concert to raise money for Dyker Heights Military Postage Fund

Dyker Heights
A project that started at the beginning of the Iraq War to give Brooklyn families the chance to mail letters and packages for free to their loved ones serving in combat is still going strong 11 years later. … Full Article

Brooklyn Museum presents ‘Inside Out’

Prospect Heights
In a new exhibit, “Inside Out: Perceptions and Reflections of Self,” at the Brooklyn Museum, 12 artists with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), explore the concept of self — both internally and what is projected … Full Article

Williamsburg couple’s marriage is full of ‘Nunsense’

Williamsburg
Alex Farlow and Alyssa Somers Farlow enjoy a good laugh together, as many happily married couples do. But they’re letting you in on the fun, too. … Full Article

Walk On By: A gallery crawl near Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown
Everybody loves pub crawls. A gallery crawl can be a good thing, too. Booze breaks can be part of it, if that makes the art more entertaining for you. Or there's always brunch to brighten the day. … Full Article

Six Brooklyn artists to exhibit at fifth Contemporary Art Fair NYC

Brooklyn Boro
Six artists from Brooklyn will exhibit their masterworks at the fifth Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8 to 11, at The Tunnel in Chelsea. … Full Article

Adam Youch Fans: Saturday is MCA Day in Brooklyn

Gowanus
Two years after his death, fans of Beastie Boys co-founder Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch will be paying tribute to his artistic legacy and celebrating his life on Saturday with a party in Gowanus. … Full Article

BAM presents ‘Poetry 2014: Birth of a Hip-Hop Nation’

Fort Greene
Paying homage to the roots and political relevance of the South Bronx-born hip-hop movement, BAM will present a one-night-only performance on Friday, May 9, titled “Poetry 2014: Birth of a Hip-Hop Nation.”  … Full Article

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