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Brooklyn Museum to house American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn

Two Brooklyn jewelers, a handbag designer, a potter, a woodworker/furniture maker and a woodworker whose studios are in Fort Greene, Gowanus, Park Slope, Sunset Park and Williamsburg will be among 90 exhibitors at the third American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum on Nov. … Full Article

In Public Service: Reynoso brings community organizing skills to council

Councilmember Antonio Reynoso rode his bike from Williamsburg to the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge for an interview with the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

The true origin of the Pickleback

No cocktail raises more eyebrows and yields more skepticism than the pickleback. … Full Article

Brooklyn Jewish Children's Museum exhibit highlights tradition of Syrian-Jewish metalworkers

To the Jewish community in Syria, the art of metalworking is a rich cultural tradition.  For generations, mothers and fathers have trained their children to master the delicate skill of shaping brass, silver and copper into stunning ornamental objects, and for good reason. … Full Article

Moving Borough Hall ceremony honors Brooklyn’s veterans

Specialist Bryan Dilberian works with the FDNY 9 to 5 and just played in a hockey game against West Point. (West Point lost, he says.) … Full Article

Brooklyn Children’s Museum partners with award-winning grilled cheese truck

Two of Crown Heights’ local gems have recently joined forces. Morris, best known for its award-winning grilled cheese truck, The Morris Truck, has partnered with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) to provide food and beverage service for the museum’s café. … Full Article

More lawsuits for Brooklyn charter accused of mistreating disabled students?

A lawsuit related to the treatment of learning-disabled children attending the Achievement First Crown Heights charter school may expand to include other Brooklyn schools in the network, according to the nonprofit New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG). … Full Article

Need housing? Ad on Cragislist suggests renting a dumpster in Williamsburg

It’s no secret that the rents in New York City are among the highest in the country, if not in the entire world. If you’re lucky, $1,200 a month in this city will likely get you a room in a shared apartment. … Full Article

In Public Service: How Ortiz learned English and governing

Felix Ortiz left Puerto Rico, where he had lived all of his life, and came to the U.S. mainland in 1980. He was the first person in his family to come to the mainland. He arrived in New York City not speaking one work of English. “I learned English on the street,” he recalled. … Full Article

OPINION: Papal encyclical on climate change has impact beyond Catholicism

Editor’s Note: The following editorial is part of a series on how Catholics and the wider community are living out the messages that Pope Francis preached during his visit to the U.S. in September. … Full Article


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