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Parade of crazy hats in Brooklyn Heights

Residents of the North Heights got a chuckle on Tuesday as Plymouth Day Camp held its annual “Crazy Hat Parade.” Wearing paper-plate hats festooned with streamers, colored tape stickers and painted designs, dozens of tykes paraded around the block to the applause of their parents. “This is as much amazingness as you can imagine!” art teacher Rachel Goldsmith said. “It’s been a busy first week,” added Uma Parikh-Nielsen, camp director. Photos by Mary Frost  … Full Article
 

Granddaddy of boro's outdoor concert series, Celebrate Brooklyn returns for its 34th year

Outdoor concerts have long been a staple of summer in Brooklyn, alongside the trips to Coney Island, open fire hydrants, barbecues and that incessant ice cream truck jingle coming through our windows. … Full Article
 

Plan to close street, open pedestrian plaza, stirs Dumbo

The DUMBO Improvement District (BID) wants to close a two-block long street just north of the Manhattan Bridge to traffic and turn it into a pedestrian plaza. … Full Article
 

Brooklynites nailed for drinking on brownstone stoops

A sample of Brooklyn attorneys, civic leaders and officials polled by the Eagle universally panned the actions of police who ticketed four friends who were drinking beer behind a wrought-iron gate on a Douglass Street stoop. … Full Article
 

Heat stroke KOs library in B'klyn Heights — again

Once again, the air conditioning at the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is on the fritz and patrons are burning mad. … Full Article
 

Doomed by neglect, old church near Barclays is deconsecrated

While demolition is not imminent, historic building is likely doomed … Full Article
 

Boutique, real estate office take space on Court Street

CPEX Real Estate, based in Downtown Brooklyn, reports it has arranged leases recently for two spaces on Court Street in the Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods. … Full Article
 

3 McCarren pool arrests

Police have arrested three men for allegedly attacking lifeguards at a the newly renovated McCarren Park pool.
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‘Pop-Up Pool’ at Brooklyn Bridge Park to open Friday -- Updated

A tantalizing little jewel of a swimming pool has recently popped up at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and park officials say it will be opening to the public Friday morning. … Full Article
 
 

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