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Brooklynite’s animated film to premiere this summer

Transplanted from Latvia, Brooklynite Signe Baumane has created the first-ever animated film, “Rocks In My Pockets,” to be chosen for the Official Selection – Competition program of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. … Full Article

VIDEO: Brooklyn Bridge love locks get unlocked

Are you familiar with the Ponts Des Arts in Paris? It's a bridge that recently collapsed in part due to love padlocks attached to the bridge containing names and dates signifying memorable moments in the lives of numerous Brooklynites and New Yorkers. … Full Article

United Photo Industries to lead public tour of ‘THE FENCE’

On Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m., United Photo Industries (UPI) principals Sam Barzilay, Dave Shelley and Laura Roumanos will lead a public tour of the newly installed “THE FENCE,” a 1,000 ft. … Full Article

SummerStage kids offers free performing arts events in Brooklyn

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2014 launch of SummerStage Kids, New York City’s unique, interactive family festival presenting more than 90 performing arts events at 30 locations citywide. … Full Article

Welcome to Squibb Bridge, Brooklyn Heights' very own bouncy bridge!

The popular Squibb Bridge, a pedestrian suspension bridge that many call "the Bouncy Bridge", opened March 21, 2013, as an connection between Brooklyn Heights, high on its famous bluff, and Brooklyn Bridge Park, which sits at sea level. Tuesday, a few hours before a Ros … Full Article

Dodge YMCA celebrated Active Older Adult Week

The Dodge YMCA celebrated their first Active Older Adult Week from May 26–30.   … Full Article

Regina Opera's 45th season brings Verdi classic to Sunset Park

On Saturday, May 24, we attended Giuseppe Verdi’s great opera “Rigoletto” at Our Lady of Perpetual Help auditorium on 59th St. and 6th Ave., in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn.
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Broadway in Owl’s Head Park!

You’ve heard of Shakespeare in the Park. But how about Smokey Joe in Owl’s Head? … Full Article

A few 'Inmates' from 'Orange' discuss prison life

An upper-middle class blonde from Brooklyn goes to jail for a drug-related screw-up years before. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off Thursday

Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading Program signals the start of summer days filled with beloved books for thousands of kids. This year’s launch-day party at BPL’s Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza is slated for Thursday, June 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. … Full Article

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