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Go ahead, take a summer stroll up Third Avenue! You can even walk in the middle of the street without worrying about a car hitting you. Cars? Forget about them! … Full Article

Christmas displays put Dyker Heights on tourist map

Dyker Heights
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has been helping businesses in Brooklyn since 1918, but when current president Carlo Scissura took over the group a year and a half ago, he thought it needed a kickstart. One simple thing he did was to change the way the Chamber runs its meetings. … Full Article

High-tech fire pit will light up DUMBO Christmas tree

DUMBO
This year's DUMBO Christmas tree will be illuminated using the electricity generated by a wood-burning “FirePit” using a high-tech stove designed by a DUMBO startup.  … Full Article

Brooklyn holiday craft fairs and bazaars - 2013

Brooklyn Boro
The shortened holiday shopping season is suddenly in full swing. For those who like to browse handmade crafts, listen to music and drink hot cider, nothing beats a holiday crafts market. Brooklyn hosts a number of great fairs and craft parties; here are some of them: … Full Article

Mouth-watering gingerbread village on display at the Brooklyn Marriott

Downtown
There’s the “Plum Pudding Hotel,” and “Jackie’s Sweet Shop.” Next door is “Salyer’s Fine Socks” and “Sam’s Fish Market.” … Full Article

Regina Opera presents Mozart’s "The Marriage of Figaro"

The Regina Opera, now celebrating its 44th season, has once again proven itself to be one of the finest opera companies in New York. … Full Article

Sketch comedy group presents ‘A Very ’90s Christmas!!!’ in Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown
Coming off a wildly successful packed show at BAMCafé last month, New York City’s fastest rising sketch group, American Candy, announces their next performance celebrating the silliest moments of the 1990s and the craziness of the holidays. The performances will take place on Dec. … Full Article

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents ‘An R&B Christmas’

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2013-14 season on Saturday, Dec. … Full Article

Broadway performers 'Sing For Your Supper’ at Kingsborough

Manhattan Beach
Performers who have appeared in some of the most memorable Broadway shows in recent years will be singing for their supper at Kingsborough Community College on Saturday night. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society presents Emancipation Proclamation talk with Pulitzer Prize winner

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is pleased to present an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner and BHS Public Historian Julie Golia in a discussion about one of the most prominent artifacts in BHS’s collection: a rare original edition of the Emancipation Proclamation. … Full Article

Fine Craft Show to fill Brooklyn Museum with fine gifts, fashion and art

This holiday season, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn will, for the first time, fill the Brooklyn Museum with 90 exhibits of handmade fine crafts and art for sale from Brooklyn artisans and artists, as well as from others from around the country. … Full Article

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