Priest who served Grace Church begins new diocesan roles

The Rev. Dr. John P. McGinty, who has served Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights as assisting priest for the past nine months, has been named as canon for formation and dean of the Mercer School of Theology. … Full Article

MILESTONES IN FAITH: Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen’s Church in Carroll Gardens

Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen’s Church began in the year 1882 under the name of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, with Father Joseph Fransioli as the founding priest for The Catholic Mission of the Italian Colony of the City of Brooklyn. … Full Article

'Brooklyn By the Book' — the 'Good Book'

Two beloved Brooklyn organizations are joining forces to present a new series, “Brooklyn By The Book.” … Full Article

College Beat: Johnson kicks Blackbirds to first win of season

Senior Jakeem Johnson finally got the LIU-Brooklyn men's soccer team on the scoreboard and in the win column last Saturday afternoon. … Full Article

HILLS & GARDENS: Peace walk as an Uniter

The Children of Abraham Peace Walk is an annual interfaith joining of hands established in 2003.  The initiative, which focuses on a different Brooklyn neighborhood each year, is a way to celebrate human commonality rather than difference, sta … Full Article

Chess, opera and crafts at Summer Space on Montague Street

The Game of Kings was a popular entertainment on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday for the first of two Summer Space events sponsored by the Montague Street BID.
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Bloomberg, Markowitz, actor Jeremy Irons open BAM Fisher

The former Salvation Army building at 321 Ashland Place, directly behind the Brooklyn Academy of Music, was officially opened as BAM’s new Richard B.
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Rats on the march in Brooklyn -- Update

Once again, New York City is in the middle of a rat outbreak, and Brooklyn – with its constant construction and surging population – is getting hammered.
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Eat dumplings, win $1,000 in two minutes

Get your chopsticks ready, folks: The Ninth Annual Dumpling Eating Contest is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Smorgasburg food festival in Williamsburg.
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After the storm: Smorgasburg opens in DUMBO

On Sunday -- the day after a tornado hit Canarsie -- the crystal clear weather drew crowds to the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO to munch their way through the popular food festival Smorgasburg. … Full Article


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