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More than one million people flocked to Eastern Parkway this Labor Day for the 46th annual West Indian Day Parade to enjoy the colorful floats, costumes, food, music and dancing. … Full Article

Brooklynites in the opera world

On the evening of Wednesday, May 7 at the New York Athletic Club in New York City, The Gerda Lissner Foundation showcased their 2014 winners and honored internationally acclaimed soprano Diana Soviero.
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Wedding planning tips for 2 grooms

Who pays for a wedding when two grooms are involved? Who walks whom down the aisle? While same-sex weddings are more prevalent than ever, two grooms navigating the wedding planning process might need some extra help. … Full Article

Dante and Chiara de Blasio: King Neptune and Queen Mermaid at Coney Island’s 2014 Mermaid Parade

The funky, only-in-Brooklyn Mermaid Parade in Coney Island will have a new King and Queen this year. … Full Article

Personal letters read at Boerum Hill adoption event

Members of the adoption community gathered in Boerum Hill on Wednesday for a special event. … Full Article

Fifth Avenue Spring Festival expected to attract large crowds

There will be lots of fun on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue on Sunday! Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to turn out for the 2014 Fifth Avenue Spring Festival, a giant street fair sponsored by the Bay Ridge Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (BID). … Full Article

Opera Index presents ‘Brigadoon’ at The Paley Center

On Saturday, May 17, Opera Index presented the 1966 rare televised color production of “Brigadoon” at The Paley Center in New York. “Brigadoon” won five Emmy's and was part of a series of Broadway shows sponsored by the Armstrong Circle Th … Full Article

‘Into the Dark’ dives into the unknown

On June 14 and 15, Brooklyn-based dance company Bryn Cohn + Artists will premiere its first self-produced evening-length work titled “Into the Dark.” This multimedia performance is about diving into the unknown, into the places where chance meets fear and rescue. W … Full Article

Catch the ferry to Governors Island from Brooklyn's Pier 6

The ferry from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 brought thousands of visitors to Governors Island over the Memorial Day weekend. Guests, many on bicycles, explored 30 new acres of parks and playgrounds. … Full Article

New signs in Brooklyn Bridge Park reveal park’s history

On Wednesday at noon, Brooklyn Bridge Park President Regina Myer and Brooklyn Historical Society President Deborah Schwartz, along with elected officials and community members, will unveil a series of signs and markers throughout Brooklyn Bridge Park that tell the history of the Brooklyn wa … Full Article

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