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Man who gave Brooklyn Museum restricted gifts in 1930s leaves no heirs, so Surrogate Court to decide outcome

Like many noted and reputable institutions, the Brooklyn Museum relies, among other factors, on the generosities of donors and art collectors. Benefactors bequeath large art estates to the museums upon their death. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Acclaimed author’s new novel features Justin Bieber-like idol

Whiting Writers’ Award winner TeddyWayne, who has been praised for his inventive humor, is about to release his latest novel. … Full Article
 

Leske’s Bakery opens Park Slope shop on Feb. 12

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Leske’s Bakery, the legendary sweet shop in Bay Ridge, will open a second store in Park Slope, giving residents of that community the chance to enjoy butter cookies, cheesecakes, black and white cookies, Danish pastries and other delicious treats. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn 3-D printer company MakerBot opens office at MetroTech

MakerBot Industries, the company that manufactures desktop 3D printers, has settled in at its new  … Full Article
 

Religion Briefs: Maronite Cathedral honors Bishop Doueihi

As the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lebanon prepares to celebrate 88th annual Saint Maron feast day, this faith community will honor its Bishop Emeritus, His Excellency, the Most Rev. Stephen Hector Doueihi
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Plymouth Church marks 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit

Plymouth Church marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s visit with a community forum that continues the landmark church’s commitment to freedom and human rights.
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Wednesday books in Brooklyn: Jewelry-making and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

Will Oldham, the actor who is also known as Bonnie “Prince” Billy, will appear this Wednesday, Feb. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn courts kick off Black History Month with ceremony featuring Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

The Kings County court system and the Brooklyn Bar Association kicked off Black History Month on Friday, Feb. 1, with an opening ceremony featuring Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-Central Brooklyn).  … Full Article
 

Bushwick trio revives old-school photography with community darkroom

Over the last few years, Bushwick has come to be associated with all things up and coming. But one trio of artists is bucking the modernization trend. They’re keeping things retro. … Full Article
 

Beyonce, halftime heroine, will climax North American tour at Barclays Center on Aug. 3

Don't blame Beyonce for blowing the lights out at the Super Bowl. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that the halftime show was not the cause of the power outage that darkened the Superdome for half an hour during Sunday's broadcast. … Full Article
 

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