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BAM among 18 cultural groups to receive grants from NYC foundation

Eighteen cultural institutions in New York City have received $200,000 each from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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‘Minding Our Own’ documentary looks at family caregivers

The hard work done by caregivers who look after frail family members with love and dedication is the subject of a new eye-opening documentary by a young Brooklyn filmmaker. … Full Article

Successful Hope Program celebrates 30 years with gala featuring fare from top restaurants

As a part of its 30th anniversary year celebrations, The HOPE Program (HOPE), a Brooklyn-based career development organization for disadvantaged New Yorkers, will host its annual  … Full Article

PHOTOS: Flower Power takes over Bay Ridge

The skies are smiling in Brooklyn, and blossoms are bursting forth all over the borough. We hear the famous cherry blossoms in Brooklyn Botanic Garden are looking absolutely spectacular these days. … Full Article
On Set Of Alec Baldwin's New Film Back In The Day

VIDEO: On the set of 'Back In The Day,' starring Alec Baldwin

William DeMeo fondly recalls the days when growing up in Brooklyn meant playing stickball in the streets, sitting out on the stoop until late at night and entire neighborhoods coming together for block parties in the summer. … Full Article

Fiasco Theater troupe brings enchanting ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ to Polonsky Shakespeare Center

I'm in love with a dog named Crab. You'll fall for him, too. Just you wait and see. His master says Crab is “the sourest-natured dog that lives,” but don't you believe it. … Full Article

Susan Sarandon hosts play at City Tech

Starting on May 2, City Tech’s Theatreworks and Entertainment Technology Department presents “Forged in Fire,” at the Voorhees Theatre at 186 Jay St. in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Jodie Foster in DUMBO directing "Money Monster"

It was a star-studded Thursday on Jay Street in DUMBO, where Jodie Foster was on set directing the upcoming film "Money Monster" starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts and others. … Full Article

FDNY holding free firehouse tours to celebrate 150 years

Red, orange and yellow banners are flying from hundreds of New York City Fire Department firehouses across the city to invite the public to help celebrate FDNY’s 150 years of service. … Full Article

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Gala raises $250K for education, therapy

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music’s (BCM) 2015 Spring Gala: Music Moves, held on Tuesday, April 21 at the Brooklyn Museum, raised $250,000 to support the Conservatory’s programming goals for 2015, according to a BCM spokesperson. … Full Article
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