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BLS Prof. Bill Araiza to speak about ‘Enforcing the Constitution’ at St. Francis College

St. Francis College will welcome Brooklyn Law School Professor Bill Araiza for a Constitution Day celebration to speak about “Enforcing the Constitution” on Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. in the college’s Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture and Education. … Full Article

Environmental Education Center opens at Brooklyn Bridge Park

William Sparky, age 3, held a shell to his ear and heard the sea. Other children explored a touch tank filled with fish from the Hudson and pulled out drawers to touch the exhibits in the Discovery Station. Still others snuggled with their parents and caregivers for a good read about nature. … Full Article

Brooklyn Friends School opens new high school facility in MetroTech

Three hundred people representing Brooklyn Friends School’s (BFS) past, present and future celebrated the opening of the school’s new, 40,000-square-foot facility for the 9th through 12th grade Upper School at 116 Lawrence St. in Downtown Brooklyn on Sept. 8. … Full Article

Steeped in tradition, colorful energy, West Indian Parade struggles to shed heavy crown of violence

On Labor Day, a day dedicated to respite from work and school, some don their swim clothes and make a valedictory trip to the beach, desperately clinging to summer as it slips away. But for more than one million, the destination par excellence is as landlocked as one can imagine. … Full Article

NYPD releases sketch of suspect in Cuomo aide shooting

The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance identifying a male wanted for questioning in regards to an assault within the confines of the 71 Precinct. Details are as follows:  … Full Article

Brooklyn BP Adams 'disapproves with conditions' Brooklyn Heights Library development

On Wednesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams "disapproved with conditions" the development project proposed for the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West, as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process. … Full Article

U.S. News ranks St. Francis a Top Regional College

As hundreds of new St. Francis College students attended a block party to meet their classmates this week, they learned that once again, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the school as a Top Regional College in the North. St. … Full Article

BAM to present tribute to legendary actress Ingrid Bergman, celebrating centennial of her birth

Marking the centennial of Ingrid Bergman’s birth, her daughter Isabella Rossellini will perform a theatrical tribute to one of the 20th century’s most iconic actresses. The event will be held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. … Full Article

Menchaca to constituents: You decide how to spend $2 million

Residents of Sunset Park and Red Hook will have a chance to decide how to spend approximately $2 million to be set aside from the next city budget, thanks to the Participatory Budget Process, which their councilman is an active proponent. … Full Article

Green-Wood's president supports landmarking of 'structures,' but not the entire cemetery

Green-Wood. Landmarking. If you think they go together like a horse and carriage, think again. … Full Article


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