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Junior League of Brooklyn announces 6th annual Day of Beauty

he Junior League of Brooklyn (JLB) is proud to announce it will again make prom dreams a reality for young women in need across the borough through its Annual Belle of the Ball initiative. … Full Article

‘Zipper’ chronicles Coney Island’s storied history

Coney Island has changed quite a bit over the past few years, especially since the building of Luna Park and the Scream Zone. However, there are those who miss the old, anarchic, slightly seedy but always in-your-face Coney Island.  … Full Article

Promenade Gardeners kick off spring Tuesday...brrrrr

Weed 'em and reap. It's been spring for over a month already, but it seems like Mother Nature finally got the message as the weather is improving and the flowers are starting to bloom. That means that the Brooklyn Heights Promenade gardeners are back to work. … Full Article

April 22, George Saunders to launch new book

Good morning. Today is the 110th day of the year. ** … Full Article

Longtime Brooklyn resident celebrates 100th birthday at the River Cafe

During his 90th birthday party 10 years ago, Ben Rosen’s friend Peter Patterson promised to treat him to dinner at the iconic River Café on the waterfront in DUMBO if he made it to his 100th birthday. This past Easter Sunday, Patterson kept to his word. … Full Article

Harbor Fitness conducts workouts for autistic kids

Harbor Fitness, a company that operates health clubs in Bay Ridge and other Brooklyn neighborhoods, is opening its doors to a group of autistic children for a special workout on April 23. … Full Article

Egg hunts bring families to Brooklyn parks over Easter weekend

The Brooklyn Heights Annual Spring Egg Hunt drew hundreds  … Full Article

Easter egg hunts in Brooklyn Heights and East Flatbush on Saturday

Little bunnies and their families should bring their Easter baskets to Brooklyn Heights or East Flatbush on Saturday, April 19 to gather eggs to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring. … Full Article

Feed Me! Foodies flock to Brooklyn Bridge Park for spring Smorgasburg

Brisket on a bun you stand in line for – a looong time. Ramen Burgers that run out by 2:30 p.m. Brain-freezing Kelvin Natural Slush, a beverage too tempting to pass up, slurped al fresco. Ah, the rites of spring. … Full Article

City Parks Foundation offers free yoga lessons for seniors

Senior citizens will be doing the sun salutations in the great outdoors this spring, thanks to a popular fitness program sponsored by the City Parks Foundation. … Full Article

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