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Highlights of 2012 Building Brooklyn Awards at Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook

More than 200 people attended the 2012 Building Brooklyn Awards presentation and reception at the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook last week on July 12.
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Markowitz honors Dennis Holt

A memorial service for the late Brooklyn Eagle columnist Dennis Holt was held at the River Cafe on Tuesday night. Borough President Marty Markowitz presented a proclamation to Holt's daughter, Deborah Taylor, and Holt's wife Susan, as grandson Cooper, 7, looks on. … Full Article

Brooklyn Industries plants its flag on increasingly upscale Fulton Mall

Brooklyn Industries is coming to Fulton Mall, joining a swelling list of national retailers that are changing the mix of stores there. … Full Article

Vive la Brooklyn! Biggest Bastille Day in U.S. comes to Smith Street

Thousands of Francophiles are expected to invade Smith Street in Boerum Hill this Sunday, July 15, for the biggest Bastille Day celebration in the U.S. … Full Article

Barclays adds two more shows for Jay-Z

Due to the immediate sell out of available presale tickets for Jay-Z’s opening night concerts at Barclays Center, two shows are being added on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 4. … Full Article

Parade of crazy hats in Brooklyn Heights

Residents of the North Heights got a chuckle on Tuesday as Plymouth Day Camp held its annual “Crazy Hat Parade.” Wearing paper-plate hats festooned with streamers, colored tape stickers and painted designs, dozens of tykes paraded around the block to the applause of their parents. “This is as much amazingness as you can imagine!” art teacher Rachel Goldsmith said. “It’s been a busy first week,” added Uma Parikh-Nielsen, camp director. Photos by Mary Frost  … Full Article

Granddaddy of boro's outdoor concert series, Celebrate Brooklyn returns for its 34th year

Outdoor concerts have long been a staple of summer in Brooklyn, alongside the trips to Coney Island, open fire hydrants, barbecues and that incessant ice cream truck jingle coming through our windows. … Full Article

Plan to close street, open pedestrian plaza, stirs Dumbo

The DUMBO Improvement District (BID) wants to close a two-block long street just north of the Manhattan Bridge to traffic and turn it into a pedestrian plaza. … Full Article

Brooklynites nailed for drinking on brownstone stoops

A sample of Brooklyn attorneys, civic leaders and officials polled by the Eagle universally panned the actions of police who ticketed four friends who were drinking beer behind a wrought-iron gate on a Douglass Street stoop. … Full Article

Heat stroke KOs library in B'klyn Heights — again

Once again, the air conditioning at the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is on the fritz and patrons are burning mad. … Full Article


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