Author Menna van Praag will be appearing at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on Jan. 13 to launch her latest book, “The Dress Shop of Dreams” (Ballantine Trade Paperback Original), a fairytale-like story about second chances. … Full Article
A family-owned Sunset Park restaurant sustained devastating damage in a two-alarm fire that ripped through the building where the eatery is located, but a group of neighbors is trying to help the owners in the aftermath of the blaze. … Full Article
Members of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn are mourning the recent death of their beloved Bishop Emeritus, Bishop Stephen Hector Doueihi, who passed away on Dec. 17 at the age of 87 after a long illness. … Full Article
On Saturday, roughly 70 Brooklyn residents attended the first organizational meeting of a grassroots campaign to save an iconic view once visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade -- the tower-to-tower arc of the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will host a special discussion in connection with one of its current exhibits, “She said, She said: Art and inspiration in the work of Nell Painter and Lucille Fornasieri Gold,” which pays homage to two different but equally dynamic women sharing their vie … Full Article