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OPINION: Vision for Brooklyn does not include Walmart

According to many, Brooklyn is in the midst of a Renaissance. There are Brooklyn restaurants in the Michelin guide and Brooklyn apartments in Architectural Digest. You can order a Brooklyn lager in Hong Kong. … Full Article

Brooklynites contribute to magical `Turandot’ at Sarasota Opera

After receiving postcards from the Sarasota Opera for many years, we finally got to this Florida oasis on Friday, March 15, when we saw “Turandot.”  … Full Article

Alexandra Bowie elected BHA president

The Brooklyn Heights Association has elected Alexandra Bowie, seen here, as its new president, succeeding Jane McGroarty., … Full Article

Lights on again at famed clock tower

After undergoing extensive repairs, the iconic clock at the top of the landmark Williamsburgh Savings Bank in Fort Greene was lit again on Tuesday night for the first time since 2008,  reclaiming its place in the nighttime skyline over Brooklyn. … Full Article

‘Women in transit:’ Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association brings back Miss Subways

In the New York Transit Museum, nestled underground on the corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, headed by Appellate Division Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix, held its Women’s Month Celebra … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Brooklyn writer publicly apologizes for lifetime of misdoings

What are you sorry for? Do you ever wish you could apologize to an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend you mistreated, or to your parents whom you undoubtedly offended so many years ago?  Brooklyn writer Dave Bry certainly has…and after reflecting on years of regret, he’s decided to do just that. … Full Article

Crown Heights' Haiti Cultural Exchange hosts conversation with Marc Baptiste

Haitian-born Brooklynite Marc Baptiste has an eye for beauty. A favorite amongst Hollywood and music stars, Baptiste has photographed some of today’s most popular icons, including Michelle Obama, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, and Kanye West, among others. … Full Article

Elephants dance through DUMBO on the way to Barclays Center

DUMBO never had much experience with elephants (leaving aside the Walt Disney elephant character called "Dumbo") until now. … Full Article

Hynes announces indictment of attorney for collecting benefits while working

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and NYC Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar on Wednesday announced the indictment of Lesley Ann Lawson, 37, for collecting Medicaid, food stamps, and unemployment insurance benefits, while working as a contract attorney. … Full Article

Brooklyn BookBeat: ‘The Bronfman Haggadah’ presents unique look at the Passover Seder

Last month Brooklyn BookBeat featured Brooklyn By The Book – a monthly literary series curated by Park Slope’s Community Bookstore and Congregation Beth Elohim. … Full Article


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