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“A Rose by Any Other Name”—Brooklyn Women's Bar Association installation ceremony

The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) installed its newest president, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Marsha Steinhardt, Tuesday in the ceremonial courtroom at 360 Adams Street.  … Full Article

Gowanus residents seek to save endangered "Kentile" sign

"We first became aware when we saw the scaffolding, like everyone else,” said Stefanie Wood, co-founder of ‘Save Our Sign.’ Her organization hopes to preserve the indelible ‘Kentile Floors’ lettering that peers over low-slung Gowanus wareh … Full Article

Brooklynite’s animated film to premiere this summer

Transplanted from Latvia, Brooklynite Signe Baumane has created the first-ever animated film, “Rocks In My Pockets,” to be chosen for the Official Selection – Competition program of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. … Full Article

VIDEO: Brooklyn Bridge love locks get unlocked

Are you familiar with the Ponts Des Arts in Paris? It's a bridge that recently collapsed in part due to love padlocks attached to the bridge containing names and dates signifying memorable moments in the lives of numerous Brooklynites and New Yorkers. … Full Article

Le chocolat, c'est magnifique: French chocolatier is the new Willy Wonka of Montague Street

Welcome to Montague Street, Willy Wonka. Or perhaps we should we say, Bienvenue, mon chef. … Full Article

‘A Diamond Is Forever’ novel challenges the commitment of ‘Forever’

“A Diamond Is Forever” – the slogan quoted again and again in diamond advertisements even today – is a central theme in Brooklyn author J. Courtney Sullivan’s newest novel, “The Engagements,” which will be featured June 17 at Community Bookstore at 7 p.m.   … Full Article

United Photo Industries to lead public tour of ‘THE FENCE’

On Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m., United Photo Industries (UPI) principals Sam Barzilay, Dave Shelley and Laura Roumanos will lead a public tour of the newly installed “THE FENCE,” a 1,000 ft. … Full Article

SummerStage kids offers free performing arts events in Brooklyn

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2014 launch of SummerStage Kids, New York City’s unique, interactive family festival presenting more than 90 performing arts events at 30 locations citywide. … Full Article

Boundless frustration at Red Hook Sandy oversight hearing

When it comes to the devastation of Red Hook residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy, it’s hard to know where to start. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge puts off LICH decision; focus on community needs assessment

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday reserved his decision on the fate of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) after hearing final arguments from community groups that some of the rankings of the proposals should be tossed for not following the rules of the state’s RFP. … Full Article


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