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Brooklyn’s oldest community chorus presents 2013 winter concert

The Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus, the borough’s oldest community chorus, will present its Winter Concert 2013 on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Church, 116 6th Avenue, in Park Slope. … Full Article

Marty bids Brooklyn Borough Hall a fond adieu at his final tree lighting

In below-freezing temperatures Tuesday night, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz presided over his last Borough Hall Christmas tree lighting in a ceremony filled with steel pan music, kids and warm memories. The lighting was dedicated to Nelson Mandela. … Full Article

Round One victory in Landmarks fight goes to angry neighbors of 115 Lincoln Place

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. A nearly pristine Park Slope garden core won praise this week from the city Landmarks Preservation Commission. … Full Article

Weir waiting for a fix-up, aren't we?

Green-Wood Cemetery wants to demolish one-third of the landmarked Weir Greenhouse before restoring the rest of it – and surrounding it with a big new building for a visitors center. … Full Article

Snow? S'no problem! But watch out for the ice on Wednesday

The sun is out but so are city salt-spreaders as the frozen remains of Tuesday’s snowmelt is expected to cause slippery conditions throughout Wednesday’s commute. … Full Article

Report: Starbucks to Williamsburg

Williamsburg may soon be getting its first Starbucks, according to the CBS Local site … Full Article

Riverhead Books and Flavorwire co-sponsor Williamsburg holiday party for PEN American Center

In the borough of all things literary, Riverhead Books (an imprint of Penguin Group) and Flavorwire are partnering to co-sponsor a “Celebrate the Holidays” party on Thursday, Dec. 12. … Full Article

Will Green-Wood Cemetery turn greenhouse into visitors' center?

Will Green-Wood Cemetery get the go-ahead to turn the magnificent but crumbling Weir Greenhouse into a visitors center? The city Landmarks Preservation Commission will have its say on the matter on Tuesday. … Full Article

A weekend of craft fairs brings out holiday shoppers in Brooklyn

Brooklyn was full of holiday craft fairs and carnivals this past weekend, and locals took advantage of them not only to shop, but to meet up with friends, let the kids work off steam and help fundraise for good causes. … Full Article

City doesn’t need to return child to birth mother’s care, Brooklyn judge rules

A mother accused of repeatedly neglecting her child is not entitled to the benefit of reasonable efforts being exerted for the safe return of the child to the parental home. … Full Article


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