Battle of Brooklyn celebration closes with Green-Wood ceremony

A week-long celebration of the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn came to a close on Sunday with crowds of people on hand at the Green-Wood Cemetery to watch a reenactment before they paraded to the top of Battle Hill for a memorial ceremony. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran joins nationwide colon cancer fight

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in America — right behind prostate and lung cancer in men and breast and lung cancer in women — according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In 2014, 137,000 cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 public comment deadline is Monday

The deadline for the public to comment to the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) on the proposed Pier 6 development in Brooklyn Bridge Park is Monday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. … Full Article

Group to present art installation, performances at Brooklyn Community Gardens

As part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s and New York Restoration Project’s Arts in the Gardens program, Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary arts organization LEIMAY is sponsoring an art installation, “Qualia Skyhole,” in the Gil Hodges Community Garden at 534 Carroll St. in Gowanus through Sept. … Full Article

Last week for ‘Rachel’ and ‘Las Meninas’ in Fort Greene

Two gripping plays written by African-American women, “Rachel” and “Las Meninas,” will be wrapping up Aug. 29 at the New Brooklyn Theatre, in the Irondale Center in Fort Greene. … Full Article

Battle of Brooklyn heroes may be one step closer to getting new memorial

The Revolutionary War’s Battle of Brooklyn is in the late August air. History lovers are going to ceremonies and reenactments all over the borough just as Gov. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Association torn over leader as LICH development looms

Tensions at the Cobble Hill Association (CHA) have reached the boiling point just as the community group struggles with negotiations over the development of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site. … Full Article

The Great Outdoors, on Montague Street

This is an ode to the Great Outdoors — our version of the Great Outdoors. … Full Article

When, O beloved Bossert?

Will the Bossert be back in operation before the snows fly in B'LYN? … Full Article


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