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“Mapping Brooklyn,” a new exhibition featuring contemporary art works that use mapping and cartography as themes alongside actual historic maps, is opening this month at BRIC  … Full Article

Nathan’s Famous operations director discusses Brooklyn roots

In today's economy, where it is normal for people to go through several careers and many different jobs during their lifetime, Brooklyn native and Senior Director of Company Operations at Nathan's Famous, Bruce Miller, told t … Full Article

New CBS show ‘Madame Secretary’ films in Greenpoint

Greenpoint’s Cafe Edna had some noisy visitors Tuesday afternoon — but few were complaining. “Madam Secretary,” a new CBS drama about Elizabeth Faulkner McCord, a fictional Secretary of State, was filming their upcoming TV series, which will air in September. … Full Article

PHOTO: Brooklyn's Lena Dunham dazzles at Emmy Awards

"Girls" star and Brooklyn resident Lena Dunham made quite the splash at Monday night's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles with her attire. … Full Article

Shrek The Musical coming to Bay Ridge

The talents of young performers in Bay Ridge will be on full display in a special production of “Shrek The Musical” presented by the Narrows Community Theater starting Labor Day weekend. … Full Article

Italian Federation celebrates end of summer program

The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO), which sponsors a summer program for children, closed out the season with a celebration that included performances by all the students who attended the program. … Full Article

VIDEO: Marriott tells De Blasio to embrace the Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has take over the social media universe, captivated audiences around the world and has raised tens of millions of dollars for ALS research. … Full Article

A Garden Sweet, A Garden Small at the Old Stone House in Park Slope

Everything's Coming Up Roses … or zinnias and Pruden's Purple tomatoes, actually. … Full Article

BAM presents Werner Herzog in conversation with Paul Holdengräber

Legendary filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, author and opera director Werner Herzog will take the stage at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. … Full Article

Heights Veterinary Hospital to host literary event for humans and dogs

In honor of National Dog Day, the newly opened Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital is hosting an unusual literary event — a reading by Brooklyn-based memoirist Liz Weber, author of “Memory Card Full” — for both dogs and humans. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Flatlands house boasts gorgeous gardens

Summer may be slowly coming to an end, but the flora in Brooklyn is still very much in full bloom. In fact, our real estate editor and resident "flora explora" Lore Croghan recently happened upon a beautiful garden on Schenectady Street in Flatlands. Check out some of the photos she took: … Full Article


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