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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

Iconic rocker Lou Reed was a regular on Brooklyn’s stages

NORTHERN BROOKLYN
Lou Reed, the revolutionary, idiosyncratic rocker who died on Sunday at age 71, may have left Brooklyn for Long Island at the age of 10. … Full Article

Singer performed at Brooklyn Historical Society's annual beer event

On Thursday night at the Brooklyn Historical Society’s (BHS) Autumn Beer Garden, singer Lloyd Miller performed the title track, “S.S. Brooklyn,” from his new album. Starting next Saturday, Nov. … Full Article

Kids to take a Haunted Walk on Halloween

Bay Ridge
There will be a zombie behind every bush in Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge on Halloween. But don’t worry, they won’t hurt you. … Full Article

Recchia hosts Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade

Coney Island
Hundreds of kids will try to scare the bejeezus out of adults by wearing with spooky, crazy costumes at the Fourth Annual Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 26. … Full Article

Looking at Superstorm Sandy through an artist’s eyes

Sunset Park
With the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy approaching, the Brooklyn artistic community is marking the milestone with a special 100,000-square foot exhibition in a Sunset Park gallery featuring the works of more than 3 … Full Article

Eighteen Brooklyn artists to exhibit at Contemporary Art Fair NYC & American Fine Craft Show

The American Fine Craft Show NYC and Contemporary Art Fair NYC will fill the natural light-saturated Javits Center North with the work of some 185 artisans and artists from Oct. 25-27.  Eighteen of the participating artists hail from Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn Poet Laureate leads literary walking tour through Heights, DUMBO

As part of the Academy of American Poets’ seventh annual Poets Forum, which takes place from Oct. 24-26, Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang will be leading a new walking tour on Oct. 25 that explores the literary history of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Stops along the way include the homes of W.H. … Full Article

Spooky store windows entice Bay Ridge shoppers

Bay Ridge
The shoes normally displayed in the front window of Areosoles, a store on 86th Street in Bay Ridge, had to share space with “Autumn Night,” a painting depicting terrifying bats flying past a full moon on their way to perform evil deeds. … Full Article

Bloomberg, BP banter and bask in bard's blessed words to hail long-awaited stage

Fort Greene
Shakespeare would feel right at home. Even the trap doors in the stage floor work the way they did back in his day. … Full Article

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