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No Pants Subway Ride returns to NYC this Sunday

If you ride the New York City subway this Sunday, get ready to see a lot more than you may want to. Thousands of riders are expected to take their pants off as they ride the rails at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, in what has become an annual, if idiotic, event. … Full Article

Brooklyn Religion Briefs: Jan. 7, 2013

Brooklyn Heights
Film on Muslim stand-up comedy launches ‘Interfaith Movie Nights’ … Full Article

Kane St. Synagogue hosts Brooklyn Israel Film Festival

Cobble Hill
Another film series, offering the best of Israeli cinema, is a popular tradition at the Kane Street Synagogue.
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Plymouth Church hosts symposium about ending modern-day slavery

Brooklyn Heights
Plymouth Church, from its founding in the 19th century, became a pioneer for freedom and served as part of the Underground Railroad. Now in the 21st century, the landmark church continues to fight against forms of modern-day slavery. Friday, Jan. … Full Article

Transportation Dept. is looking at installing a bike lane on Pulaski Bridge

The Pulaski Bridge in Greenpoint marks the halfway point along the route of the New York City Marathon. Tens of thousands of runners cross over the span linking Brooklyn and Queens on Marathon Day, representing the 14-mile mark in their journey. … Full Article

Bloomberg increases money for Brooklyn BIDs

Park Slope
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday signed Introductory Number 972, sponsored at the request of the administration by Brooklyn Council Members Mathieu Eugene (D-Flatbush) and Domenic Recchia (D-Coney Island/Gravesend).   … Full Article

College Beat: Blackbirds need to WRAC up wins: Begin critical home stretch vs. Wagner this week

The two-time defending Northeast Conference champion LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds are hoping the friendly environs of the Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center help them get out of unfamiliar territory. … Full Article

Report: Six Brooklyn schools targeted for closure by NYC

Crown Heights
A total of six schools in Brooklyn, two high schools, three middle schools and one elementary schools, are among the 17 schools targeted by the city for closure at th … Full Article

Literary couple buys Brooklyn Heights brownstone

Brooklyn Heights
Documentary filmmaker and writer David Schisgall, and his wife, Vanity Fair writer  … Full Article

Bloody weekend in Brooklyn: Crashes, murder

Clinton Hill
Death visited Brooklyn this weekend with car and bike crashes, a shooting in a Clinton Hill diner and the charred remains of a woman found in Marine Park. … Full Article


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