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More than one million people flocked to Eastern Parkway this Labor Day for the 46th annual West Indian Day Parade to enjoy the colorful floats, costumes, food, music and dancing. … 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

Bay Ridge singers hope to bring 'Rhapsody' to crowds at fundraiser

The Rhapsody Players, the popular Bay Ridge-based singing group that performs the greatest hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s, will be harmonizing for a good cause – to help kids get a foothold in the theater. … Full Article

Night at the Museum

Ars longa, vita brevis. Let's party! … Full Article

Theatre for a New Audience to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), New York’s pre-eminent classical theatre company, will celebrate the Bard’s 450th birthday with a special performance of its critically acclaimed production of “King Lear,” featuring Michael Pennington in a cast of 22. … Full Article

Photographer’s images of natural wonders captivate crowds at gallery

The majesty and mystery of Mother Nature have been captured by the camera of Dyker Heights photographer Robert DeSantos, whose work is currently in display at Baboo Gallery in Chelsea. … Full Article

‘Italian Sunday Feast’ to be served at cancer charity fundraiser

Guests will be able to “mangia” to their hearts’ content, enjoying linguine, lasagna, chicken Francese, and other tasty dishes at an “Italian Sunday Feast” fundraiser for a children’s cancer charity to take place in one of Bay Ridge’s most popular restaurants on April 27. … Full Article

Brooklyn author Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer Prize in poetry

Brooklyn resident Vijay Seshadri has been chosen as the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections” (Graywolf Press). The announcement was made on Monday. … Full Article

Miss Norway of Greater New York is crowned

A Brooklyn-born beauty who charmed the judges by confessing that she rooted like mad for Norway to win gold medals in the recent Winter Olympics was crowned Miss Norway of Greater New York in a contest held Saturday afternoon in Dyker Heights. … Full Article

Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season — with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds. … Full Article

BAMcinématek presents retrospective tribute to Oscar-winning actress Ellen Burstyn

From Wednesday, April 30 through Tuesday, May 6, BAMcinématek will present Ellen Burstyn, a retrospective of the legendary actress. … Full Article

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