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Caribbean author to discuss debut poetry collection in Fort Greene

Hailed by Junot Díaz as “one of the Caribbean Diaspora’s finest writers,” Colin Channer is a best-selling novelist, cofounder of the Calabash Literary Festival in Jamaica and a widely published poet. … Full Article
 
 

Our historic house is haunted, Carroll Gardens funeral directors say

With a mansion this old and this fine, you'd hope there would be a ghost or two floating around, to amp up the sense of antiquity. And this stunning Greek Revival landmark does not disappoint. … Full Article
 
 

Two key voices speak out to support Pier 6 housing

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. … Full Article
 

Gang bound for park basketball in Brooklyn arrested after Joralemon Street rampage

Members of a gang of roughly 20 young adults rampaged along Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights last Thursday night at 7 p.m., allegedly stealing money from street vendors and terrorizing a popular local deli. … Full Article
 

Battle of Brooklyn celebration closes with Green-Wood ceremony

A week-long celebration of the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn came to a close on Sunday with crowds of people on hand at the Green-Wood Cemetery to watch a reenactment before they paraded to the top of Battle Hill for a memorial ceremony. … Full Article
 

NYU Lutheran joins nationwide colon cancer fight

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in America — right behind prostate and lung cancer in men and breast and lung cancer in women — according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In 2014, 137,000 cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 public comment deadline is Monday

The deadline for the public to comment to the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) on the proposed Pier 6 development in Brooklyn Bridge Park is Monday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. … Full Article
 

Group to present art installation, performances at Brooklyn Community Gardens

As part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s and New York Restoration Project’s Arts in the Gardens program, Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary arts organization LEIMAY is sponsoring an art installation, “Qualia Skyhole,” in the Gil Hodges Community Garden at 534 Carroll St. in Gowanus through Sept. … Full Article
 

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