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Spike Lee, cast of ‘Do the Right Thing’ celebrate anniversary in BK

Fort Greene
On the 25th anniversary of the Academy Award nominated film “Do the Right Thing,” Spike Lee was joined with some members of the movie's cast at Brooklyn Academy of Music's (BAM) Harvey Theater in Fort Greene on Sunday night to reflect back on the film that is as relevant today as it was bac … Full Article

‘Taste of the Caribbean’ celebration at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Downtown
Caribbean-American Heritage Month wrapped up with a festival at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday, with a Grand Bazaar featuring Caribbean businesses, art and heritage, a “Taste of the Caribbean,” and a concert on Borough Hall Plaza showcasing English, French and Spanish talent from the Caribbean … Full Article

Brooklyn Eats showcases some of the best bites in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Boro
Jack Sorock of Jack's Chedbred had been to Brooklyn Eats before which is why he knew that his recent diet stood no chance. … Full Article

Elizabeth A. Sackler elected first woman board chair of Brooklyn Museum

Prospect Heights
The Members of the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Museum have elected Elizabeth A. Sackler, Board member since 2000, as the Museum's Chair. Dr. Sackler, the first woman in the nearly 200-year history of the Museum to serve in that position, is the founder of the Museum's Elizabeth A. … Full Article

Follow the Yellow Brook Road to free ‘Wizard of Oz’ screening!

Gravesend
A free screening of the film classic, “The Wizard of Oz” will take place in Colonel Marcus Park in Gravesend this Sunday, June 29, thanks to council members David Greenfield and Mark Treyger, who are jointly presenting the movie showing. … Full Article

Free yoga lessons bring 100 participants to Shore Road Park

Bay Ridge
The first in a series of free outdoor yoga lessons sponsored by two Bay Ridge lawmakers took place in Shore Road Park on June 24, attracting an enthusiastic crowd of 100 participants looking to limber up and find inner peace in a bucolic setting. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Eco Dock opens for 2nd season on Saturday

Bay Ridge
The Bay Ridge Community Eco Dock will open for a second season of waterfront activities on June 28 and local officials are pulling out all the stops to mark the reopening, including free tours of an historic schooner and lessons on how to cultivate oysters. … Full Article

VIDEO: Montage from Coney Island's Mermaid Parade

Coney Island
The 32nd annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island was quite the visual spectacle of vibrant colors, outrageous costumes and groovy music filling the beachside streets. … Full Article

Brooklyn College to present acclaimed playwrights

Flatbush
The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its inaugural New Works Brooklyn festival from June 25 to 29. … Full Article

'As You Like It' is a walk in the park — Prospect Park, that is

Prospect Park
And what is so rare as a day in June? An evening in June with Shakespeare in the Park — the Brooklyn version, that is. … Full Article

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