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An affinity of blood and lust

On Feb. 21, 1948, at the Brooklyn Little Theater on Hanson Place, a production of “Therese,” adapted from Emile Zola’s 1867 novel “Thérèse Raquin,” opened for a limited run. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Halloween 2015 in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Cobble Hill was once again the scene of one of the largest children’s Halloween parades in the city this year. … Full Article

Zoe Lister-Jones’ and Daryl Wein’s film ‘Consumed’ tackles controversial world of GM Foods

Zoe Lister-Jones and Daryl Wein have been making films together for several years, earning a devoted following for their quirky brand of romantic comedy. Known for their 2010 debut feature “Breaking Upwards,” which mirrored their real-life relationship, and “Lola Versus,” a 2012 film starring Gre … Full Article

Jack the Ripper in Brooklyn Heights? And other Halloween speculations

On Jan. 18, 1889, a man calling himself “Smith” signed into a boarding house in Brooklyn Heights, located on Washington Street where the U.S. Post Office now stands. … Full Article

BRIC hosts 2015 silent auction gala

BRIC, a Brooklyn-based organization that presents contemporary art, performing arts and media programs, hosted its 2015 gala on Tuesday to further support art and creative media in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Al Fresco with Fido: NY law allows dogs on restaurant patios

New York's pooches will be able to venture onto restaurant patios under a new state law that will allow restaurants to open their outdoor dining areas to canine companions. … Full Article

Injured but energetic Fetty Wap performs from seat at Barclays

"Trap Queen" rapper Fetty Wap was a bit of a trapped king at a concert Thursday night: The performer, who is recovering from a motorcycle accident, performed sitting from a throne in New York with his foot held up. … Full Article

Brooklyn's Commendatore: High Italian honors for founder of Enrico Caruso Museum

A gala celebration was recently held honoring Commendatore Aldo Mancusi and the life and legacy of Mme. Licia Albanese at the New York Athletic Club at Central Park South. … Full Article

'The 'Bern ' at BAM

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders — who was born and raised in Brooklyn — was featured on “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Back to Brooklyn” Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). … Full Article

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