Something fishy in DUMBO

To the bemusement of passers-by, these giant fish heads appeared to be growing out of the ground on Washington Street in DUMBO Friday morning. The heads were “planted” there by artist Ben Snead as part of the DUMBO Arts Festival, taking place Friday through Sunday.

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Lacrosse returns to Prospect Park Parade Ground

The Prospect Park Parade Ground, once "the epicenter of sports in America," will see the restoration of lacrosse competition this fall after a gap of nearly 100 years. … Full Article

Occupy, community groups protest at Barclays Center the night before Jay-Z’s opening concert

Protesting the unfulfilled jobs and housing promises made by developer Forest City Ratner when seeking approval for Atlantic Yards, the development that includes Barclays Center arena, guitar-playing members of Occupy Wall Street's (OWS) "Guitarmy" marched over the Brooklyn Bridge to the arena la … Full Article

Green-Wood recalls Revolutionary War's Battle of Brooklyn

Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday as the Green-Wood Historic Fund commemorated the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a day-long series of events. … Full Article

City Council visits Red Hook Youth Court

Councilwoman Sara M. González (D-Red Hook/Sunset Park), chair of the Juvenile Justice Committee brought her colleagues from the Council to the Red Hook Community Justice Center for a site visit. … Full Article

DUMBO Arts Festival promises visual spectacle, from the bizarre to the sublime

Head to DUMBO this weekend for one of the most unusual events in New York City’s art scene: the 2012 DUMBO Arts Festival, where more than 200,000 guests are expected at the three-day festival featuring over 500 artists, 100 studios, and 50 galleries and stages. … Full Article

Chile Pepper Fiesta is hot, hot, hot!

This Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Brooklyn Botanic Garden will present is 20th annual Chile Pepper Fiesta. … Full Article

Affordable studios ready to lease at Navy Green

An open house will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, for 38 affordable studio apartments for rent at 40 Vanderbilt Ave. in the Navy Green development, between Flushing and Park avenues in the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Wallabout areas.
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BlumbergExcelsior takes floor at 16 Court St.

SL Green Realty Corp. reports that Blumberg-Excelsior will be relocating its corporate headquarters from 62 White St. in Manhattan to 16 Court St. in Downtown Brooklyn, a building owned by SL Green. … Full Article

Sunset Park fair offers tips on pet care

Lots of kittens and puppies have found new homes in Sunset Park, thanks to a pet fair Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez co-hosted with the A.S.P.C.A.
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