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The St. Francis College Women's Poetry Initiative will welcome author Evie Shockley (“the new black,” “a half-red sea”) on Oct. 9 in the College’s Founders Hall. … 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

Hone drawing skills with lessons from landscape artist Gregory Frux

Five morning workshop taught by Gregory Frux, at the Art Students League. … Full Article

NYC Trashion Fashion Show set to hit the runway at Brooklyn Navy Yard

There’s no doubt that New York City has its fair share of trash. We do our best to ignore it when we see it on our street corners and in mammoth piles in front of our apartments. Maybe that’s where our trash thought process ends – out of sight out of mind, right? … Full Article

Bay Ridge pols offer free yoga classes in Shore Road Park

Politicians in Albany usually fight like cats and dogs over all sorts of issues, but this summer two state elected officials representing Bay Ridge will be promoting Downward Facing Dog. … Full Article

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