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Bastille Day 2016: Brooklyn’s Smith Street preps for its annual French invasion

Thousands make the pilgrimage to Smith Street in Boerum Hill every year for the largest -- and definitely the most convivial -- Bastille Day celebration in the U.S. Roughly 20,000 attendees are expected this year. … Full Article

Rainbow banner, inscribed with messages of hope, wraps Brooklyn Borough Hall

As a crowd on Joralemon Street applauded, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams climbed a ladder on Friday to attach the final segment of a massive rainbow banner which wraps completely around Borough Hall. … Full Article

Sunset Park BID urges merchants to dump store gates

The Sunset Park Business Improvement District (BID) has been so successful in improving the economic climate on Fifth Avenue that it’s time for members to turn their attention to other matters, according to leaders of the group who want the organization to start a major beautification proje … Full Article

Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1930, enjoys revival

It was more than just a picnic. It was a rustic East River setting, where old pilings from a former pier provided perches for seabirds. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership to celebrate 10th birthday with free outdoor concert featuring Big Daddy Kane

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) turns 10 this year and is having a party to celebrate. The DBP will host legendary Brooklyn rap royalty Big Daddy Kane plus an exciting lineup including:  … Full Article

Goats arrive in Brooklyn Bridge Park to whack weeds

A herd of four Nubian goats has taken up residence on the steep, grass-covered berm near Pier 3 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Grace Church soloist to present benefit recital for refugee relief

Jody Mullen, a soprano soloist at Grace Church Brooklyn Heights, will offer a benefit concert this Sunday for world refugee support and relief. Her concert is part of a day of arts events in the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, which involves icon writers from its parishes.  … Full Article

Cornegy bill protects stores from landlord harassment

Landlords of commercial buildings would face huge penalties for bullying storeowner tenants into paying exorbitant rents under a bill the City Council passed on Tuesday. … Full Article

NYCFC, UAE embassy, Groundswell celebrate new soccer field and mural at P.S. 24 in Sunset Park

It’s been a busy summer for soccer between the U.S. hosting the Copa America and the Euros taking place across the pond in France. … Full Article


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