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Bark Avenue Adopt-A-Thon slated for Oct. 19 in Park Slope

The Bark Avenue Adopt-A-Thon, an animal adoption event, is being held at Old Stone House & Washington Park in Park Slope on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. This is a free and educational adoption event for the city’s shelters, dogs and cats. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Brooklyn fans flock to 2014 Comic Con

Comic Con, the  four-day celebration of comics, pop culture, electronic media and computer games brought … Full Article

New Bill Murray film takes place in Brooklyn

TORONTO (AP) — Sitting through the premiere of his latest film "St. Vincent," which takes place in Brooklyn, Bill Murray was unexpectedly moved. … Full Article

“Gotham” films in Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn’s Supreme Court and Bankruptcy Court were the backdrops for a scene being filmed on Tuesday for the FOX series “Gotham.” … Full Article

This Halloween, tour a haunted Heights

As Halloween approaches, Brooklyn-based company Boroughs of the Dead, founded by local author Andrea Janes, is offering fall tours through various New York neighborhoods, among them Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Black Tie Ball raises more than $625K for BBP programs

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy hosted the second annual Brooklyn Black Tie Ball in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Oct. 2. … Full Article

Neighbors gather for 36th annual Cranberry Street Fair in Brooklyn Heights

Neighbors came together on Sunday for the 36th annual Cranberry Street Fair, an easygoing Brooklyn Heights ritual that brings families out to the sun-dappled street to listen to live music, parade their pets, eat cranberry-themed goodies and paint pumpkins. … Full Article

Italian Opera Company to perform Neapolitan folk songs at library

Putting opera aside for an evening, members of the Italian Opera Company, a Brooklyn-based performance troupe, will entertain audiences with Neapolitan folk songs in a special concert at the Dyker Heights Library on Oct. 14. … Full Article

Crane’s ‘The Bridge’ inspires musical theatre production

Famed poet Hart Crane’s “The Bridge,” among the most celebrated, enduring tributes to the Brooklyn Bridge, has inspired a new piece of art that explores the building of the great landmark that has come to define and symbolize Brooklyn. From Oct. … Full Article

Cranberry Street Fair returns to Brooklyn Heights on Oct. 5

The annual Cranberry Street Fair takes place on Sunday, October 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Neighbors have converged for 36 years in the early fall to hold what has been called “the sweetest little street fair” in Brooklyn. … Full Article

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