Brooklyn Historical Society unveils exhibit on borough’s sewer system

On June 9, the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) at 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights plans to open an exhibition that explores one of Brooklyn’s oldest and most extensive infrastructure projects: its sewer system. … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle to offer cash prizes in Garden Club Contest

As the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club celebrates its 75th anniversary, its motto reflects its continuous purpose since 1940: “Everyone’s a winner when Brooklyn blooms.” … Full Article

Visitors pour into Brooklyn Bridge Park over Memorial Day weekend

Visitors flocked to Brooklyn Bridge Park over Memorial Day weekend to relax in the sun, enjoy a barbecue, roller skate or play basketball and marvel at the interactive artworks of Jeppe Hein’s Please Touch the Art exhibition. Locals and tourists arrived by foot, subway, car and ferry. … Full Article

Push to reopen War Memorial kicks off during Memorial Day celebration

Within Cadman Plaza Park is the Brooklyn War Memorial, a granite and limestone tribute to the more than 300,000 brave men and women from the borough who served in World War II. … Full Article

Montague Street anchor away, but maybe not for long

If you walked on Montague Street between Hicks Street and Montague Terrace/Pierrepont Place on Saturday, you may have noticed that the large iron anchor, a fixture in front of 76 Montague St. since 1981, is gone.  … Full Article

Pratt Institute names Kirk E. Pillow as next provost

Pratt Institute President Thomas F. Schutte announced on Wednesday that Kirk E. Pillow will become its next provost. … Full Article

Green-Wood Cemetery's exhibit marks end of Civil War 150 years ago

Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery, last resting place for thousands of Civil War veterans, is opening an exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the nation's bloodiest conflict. … Full Article

Mock disasters rock MetroTech at FDNY EMS competition

Downtown Brooklyn was the scene of numerous staged fires, explosions and gas leaks on Thursday as the New York City Fire Department hosted its 15th annual FDNY EMS Competition and health fair, which takes place as part of National EMS Week. … Full Article

Forest City Ratner announces Downtown Brooklyn’s 3rd Annual ‘Summer@MetroTech’ Summer Series

Summer@MetroTech” — a summer-long cultural and entertainment festival that includes free music, movies, activities and televised sporting events — is returning to Downtown Brooklyn’s MetroTech Commons. … Full Article

St. Francis College holds graduation in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Gray skies turned to a bright, sunny day at Brooklyn Bridge Park for the 3,000 people celebrating St. … Full Article


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