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Brooklyn Bridge Park announces 2015 summer lineup

Brooklyn Bridge Park has announced its summer lineup, which officially kicks off with “Celebrate Brooklyn! Dance Parties,” presented by BRIC beginning May 14. … Full Article

Lander visits storytime at Windsor Terrace Library, a finalist for NYC Neighborhood Library Awards

City Councilmember Brad Lander and Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) President and CEO Linda Johnson joined preschoolers and parents at BPL's Windsor Terrace branch on Monday in celebration of the branch’s recent nomination for the second annual NYC  … Full Article
Bike The Branches For Brooklyn Public Libraries

VIDEO: Biking for a Mission: Brooklyn Public Library’s 3rd Annual Bike The Branches

Brooklyn’s bookworms swapped their pages for pedals to bike through the borough in support of their favorite public libraries. … Full Article

Regina Opera to present free performance of ‘Carmen’

Regina Opera will present a free-admission performance of Bizet’s "Carmen" on May 12 at 7:30 p.m. The opera will be fully staged with piano accompaniment and English supertitles. … Full Article

Rolling Stone names Brooklyn-based band Vajra a 'must-see act'

Rolling Stone named alt-prog rockers Vajra a "Must See Act," along with crowd favorites Linkin Park, Rob Zombie, Weezer, Hoobastank, and others at the Loudwire Mus … Full Article

Bay Ridge ready to host Norwegian Day Parade

One of Bay Ridge’s longstanding traditions is once again on its way. The 63rd Annual 17th of May Parade, also known as the Norwegian Day Parade, will take place on Sunday, May 17, on Third Avenue, starting at 1:30 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association’s Landmark House and Garden Tour this Saturday

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) will hold its 31st Annual Landmark House and Garden Tour this Saturday, May 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. The tour will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law and historic district designation of Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

BAM among 18 cultural groups to receive grants from NYC foundation

Eighteen cultural institutions in New York City have received $200,000 each from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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‘Minding Our Own’ documentary looks at family caregivers

The hard work done by caregivers who look after frail family members with love and dedication is the subject of a new eye-opening documentary by a young Brooklyn filmmaker. … Full Article

Successful Hope Program celebrates 30 years with gala featuring fare from top restaurants

As a part of its 30th anniversary year celebrations, The HOPE Program (HOPE), a Brooklyn-based career development organization for disadvantaged New Yorkers, will host its annual  … Full Article

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