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As the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club celebrates its 75th anniversary, its motto reflects its continuous purpose since 1940: “Everyone’s a winner when Brooklyn blooms. … Full Article

Martina Arroyo Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary

On the evening of Nov. 17, the Martina Arroyo Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Essex House on Central Park South. … Full Article

‘Not So Undercover’: Good samaritan skirts law to revitalize street objects

There is a fine line between skirting the law and doing a good deed. Spencer Allen (name changed for privacy protection), a 59-year-old Brooklyn Heights resident, walks it in his spare time. … Full Article

Prime Minister of Sweden visits BAM

Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven visited BAM on the invitation of BAM Trustee David Dangoor to see “Black Mountain Songs,” a performance by Brooklyn Youth Chorus, on Nov 21. Shown from left to right: BAM Trustee David Dangoor, Swedish Minister (of Children, the Elderly and Gende … Full Article

NYCreates Holiday Craft Fair highlights local artists at Brooklyn Historical Society

Seventeen Brooklyn artists will be featured at the NYCreates 11th Holiday Craft Fair Dec. 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. … Full Article

Opera Index presents annual buffet, recital

Five award-winning voices were presented and celebrated on Nov. 12 at the Community Church of New York in the heart of Murray Hill at an event filled with fellowship and home-prepared food. … Full Article

Jeff Samaha Theater Productions presents ‘Parade’

Jeff Samaha Theater Productions, a Bay Ridge-based performing arts company, is exploring murder and injustice in its next stage production. The company announced that it will present “Parade,” a musical which looks at the famous Leo Frank murder trial of 1913. … Full Article
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‘Divide in Concord’ shows how one person can make a difference

In an age of increasing political apathy, a new documentary demonstrates how a single concerned citizen can take a stand to make change. … Full Article

City’s First Readers Program to fight NYC’s early literacy crisis

On the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, Councilmembers Stephen Levin (33rd District) and Antonio Reynoso (34th District) announced the City’s First Readers Program to fight New York City's early literacy crisis.  … Full Article

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