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Successful ‘iMentor’ year wraps up with picnic in Brooklyn

High school students and their mentors celebrated a year of successful “iMentoring” on Saturday with games, lunch from Panera, and fun activities like funny dress up and T-shirt making at a picnic in Cadman Plaza Park, Downtown Brooklyn.  … Full Article

P.S. 8 Paddlewheeler helps make up for city budget cuts

Families packed Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday for the annual P.S. 8 Paddlewheeler Festival. … Full Article

Lentol demands crackdown on ‘deceitful’ mortgage lenders

The state should be doing more to assist homeowners whose houses are in foreclosure proceedings, according to Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, who said that at the very least they should be protected from  … Full Article

Brooklynite makes case for having and being an only child

Brooklyn-based writer Lauren Sandler grew up an only child. Now, she herself is a mother of one. … Full Article

How DA candidates would reform marijuana prosecution

Earlier, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported on the candidates for Brooklyn District Attorney and their stance on the criminalization of marijuana … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce celebrates new offices at 335 Adams Street

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce celebrated the official grand opening on Friday of its new offices with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 335 Adams Street at Renaissance Plaza in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Filmmaker launches new Verdi film at Park Slope’s Casa Duse

On the evening of Thursday, May 30, a large crowd arrived at Casa Duse to celebrate special clips of a new film entitled “27.” It was made to launch the bicentennial of the great Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) whose 27 op … Full Article

Puppet spectacular coming to Park Slope

A “puppet spectacular” returns to Park Slope with the annual Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn on Saturday, June 15, from 11a.m. – 3 p.m. on 4th Street at 5th Ave along the park at the Old Stone House.  … Full Article

Double suicide shocks Park Slope

A Park Slope couple who hosted a self-help radio show committed suicide by suffocating themselves with helium and plastic bags, leaving suicide notes behind that told of bipolar disorder, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

25-Year Brooklyn resident to celebrate new book in Cobble Hill

Martin Kleinman, a 25-year Brooklyn veteran, has recently published “Home Front”, a collection of NYC-centric stories published by Brooklyn-based Sock Monkey Press. … Full Article


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