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Dual milestones for The Duke

On Thursday, May 26, Art of the Silver Screen in conjunction with the Searchers Club of New York celebrated John Wayne’s birthday. … Full Article

Thousands headed to Brooklyn for Fleet Week New York: Ships, activities

From its waterfront to its libraries, Brooklyn will be the host to a number of Fleet Week New York ships and activities this year. The event is expected to bring thousands of New Yorkers to Red Hook and other venues to tour ships and learn about our country’s marine armed forces. … Full Article

Proclaim it on Twitter: #ElectrifyingDuo!

Home is where the heart is. Home is where the hate is. Two of the most searing dramas ever about marriage — by playwrights who detested each other — are here, in tandem, in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Gretsch Day celebration & concert at Street Sounds in Bay Ridge scheduled for June 4

On Saturday June 4, beginning at 12:30 p.m., Street Sounds in Bay Ridge will host its 9th annual Gretsch Day celebration. … Full Article

Bay Ridge fan meets Tony winner at stage door

“Something Rotten” turned into something wonderful for Bay Ridge resident Marialana Ardolino after she and a friend took in a recent matinee performance of a Broadway show. … Full Article

Old Stone House & Washington Park presents world premiere of Earthquakes and Islands

On Sunday, May 22, at 4 p.m., Brooklyn’s historic Old Stone House at 336 3rd Street in Park Slope will present the Brooklyn Art Song Society’s world premiere of Andrew Staniland’s “Earthquakes and Islands,” a co-c … Full Article

Here’s what tourists really think of Brooklyn

On the Brooklyn Bridge southbound exit near Cadman Plaza West, drivers are greeted with a sign that reads, “Welcome to Brooklyn: How Sweet It Is!” … Full Article

Storefront Art Walk has artists, merchants teaming up

The Bay Ridge Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) is doing double duty these days. … Full Article

Pet adoption expo helps Brooklynites find new best friends

Thousands filled the Brooklyn Expo Center in a quest to find that perfect addition to their family as Best Friends Animal Society staged its Spring Pet Super Adoption event on the banks of the East River. … Full Article

Barbra Streisand to launch 9-city summer concert tour

Brooklyn native Barbra Streisand will launch a nine-city tour this summer. Her manager said Monday the entertainer will appear at arenas across the country, performing songs from her six-decade career. A two-night affair is set for Brooklyn. … Full Article


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