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As Washington mulls reform, Bishop DiMarzio honors immigrants

Downtown
On any given Sunday, mass is celebrated in 32 different languages in Catholic churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn, according to diocese officials, who said immigrants settling here have brought from their native countries a strong religious tradition. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights Promenade gets a new gardener

Brooklyn Heights
Courthouse workers and visitors to Downtown Brooklyn often stroll over to the world-famous Brooklyn Heights Promenade for lunch. In good weather a take-out lunch on a Promenade bench means dining with one of the greatest vistas in the world: New York Harbor. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Brooklyn-based foodies reinvent the nacho with 84 inventive recipes

Cobble Hill
Nachos are the ultimate comfort food, the extreme guilty pleasure and the perfect dish for Cinco de Mayo parties. … Full Article
 

English Professor George Guida named City Tech 2013 Scholar On Campus

Downtown
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has chosen English Professor George Guida as its 2013 Scholar on Campus for his outstanding work as a poet, fiction writer, critic, editor and teacher. … Full Article
 

Cuomo: Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Boston

Downtown
In the wake of the horrific bombings in Boston on April 15, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement expressing solidarity with the people of that city. … Full Article
 

Comedy is king at Markowitz’s Barclays gala

Atlantic Yards
Borough President Marty Markowitz threw a goodbye party for himself Thursday night at Barclays Center, the signature accomplishment of his 12 years in office. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Acclaimed writer previews latest novel at St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights
Award-winning writer Colum McCann (“Let the Great World Spin,” “Zoli”) will offer a preview of his forthcoming novel “Transatlantic” as the next author to speak for the Walt Whitman Writers Series on Wednesday, April 17 at 4:30pm in St. … Full Article
 

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

Atlantic Yards
The deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic as cities from Los Angeles to London saw a surge in security. … Full Article
 

Blatche leads Brooklyn Nets bench over Washington Wizards, 106-101

Atlantic Yards
On a night when the four of the Brooklyn Nets' five starters rested, a meaningless April game provided ample opportunity for a group of players that will be mostly watching from the bench when the playoffs tip off. … Full Article
 

Man killed by G train in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Greenpoint
An unidentified man was struck and killed by the G train at the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint late Monday afternoon, according to the NYPD. "The preliminary indication is he jumped," a police spokesperson told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article
 

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