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Grace Church Brooklyn Heights calls first black rector in 170-year history

Grace Church Brooklyn Heights, which was founded in 1847, has announced that the Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson will be its 15th rector — and first black rector in the parish’s 170-year history. … Full Article

Brooklyn authors to discuss their literary response to the 2016 election at Greenlight Bookstore

“It Occurs to Me That I Am America” is a collaboration of authors and artists born in response to the 2016 election. Two of the book’s contributors, Bliss Broyard and Philip Gourevitch, are Brooklyn residents. … Full Article

Coming to BAM: Public conversation on 'When They Call You a Terrorist'

In her new memoir “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir,” written with Asha Bandale, Patrisse Khan-Cullors reinforces the famous dictum “the personal is political.” The two co-authors will be in conversation with Rashad Robinson at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with G … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce gets set to celebrate centennial

The year 2018 is shaping up to be a busy one for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, which is making big plans to host a once in a lifetime celebration of its centennial and is busy mapping out a schedule of important meetings with key lawmakers at the federal, state and city levels of govern … Full Article

‘Stoopdreamer’ is a story about the old neighborhood: Windsor Terrace

“Stoopdreamer,” a new drama by Patrick Fenton, deals with the lingering effects of gentrification in Brooklyn. The story takes place 70 years after Robert Moses began a massive roads project that displaced 1,252 families from Windsor Terrace in 1945. … Full Article

Cuomo vows to fix NYC subway

Brooklyn residents who endure long waits for trains and then ride in subways cars that are as crowded as cattle cars might have some good news to look forward to if Gov. … Full Article

The bomb cyclone hits Brooklyn

Brace yourselves, Brooklyn. The bomb cyclone is here. Snow is whipping down on us this morning — and it's predicted to be the prelude to some very scary stuff.  … Full Article

Come see Sonny Rollins' favorite bridge

Know your bridges, Brooklynites. The tourists do. Our iconic spans are excellent spots for scenic strolls in every season of the year.  … Full Article

Come see the Manhattan Bridge, with dazzling views

Know your bridges, Brooklynites. The tourists do. Our iconic spans are excellent spots for scenic strolls in every season of the year.  … Full Article

Everyone's favorite street for photos in DUMBO is deserted

If you want a private moment at DUMBO's prime spot for selfie-snapping, you have to try really, really hard. ​Selfie Central, the cobble-stone-covered stretch of Washington Street near the corner of Water Street, is normally a tourist magnet. … Full Article


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