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‘Street Shofar’ wails in DUMBO for Rosh Hashanah

The wailing cry of the shofar was heard over the DUMBO shoreline Wednesday afternoon as a group affiliated with the Jewish organization IKAR filmed the Brooklyn installment of “Street Shofar” in time for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. … Full Article

Barclays quick to adopt large-beverage ban

Forest City Ratner CEO Bruce Ratner, at a City Hall press conference, announced yesterday afternoon that Barclays Center will immediately adopt the new regulations on the sale of sugary beverages adopted by the city’s Board of Health earlier in the day. … Full Article

Building from the ground up: Nets' new court reminiscent of Boston's famed parquet floor

Billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov has long insisted his Nets want nothing to do with emulating their East River rivals, claiming the Brooklyn franchise would much rather follow the path of the 16-time NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers than the two-time title-winning Knicks. … Full Article

Brooklyn Conservatory to explore new ways to attract audiences to jazz

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in Park Slope has been chosen as one of six organizations across the U.S. to implement the results of the Jazz Audiences Initiative’s study on presenting and producing jazz. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law hosts `Legal Hackers’; latest discussion eyes online privacy

In the Wild West days of the Internet, circa 1990, the term “hacker” carried a sinister connotation. … Full Article

Classes for new moms in Boerum Hill

New moms can find support at classes and get-togethers at Gumbo in Boerum Hill. … Full Article

BAM is throwing a block party

On Saturday, September 22 from 12 – 6 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn Children’s Museum reopens with ‘Global Shoes’

A new traveling exhibit “Global Shoes” comes to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) on September 22, when BCM reopens after being closed for maintenance. Global Shoes incorporates a variety of hands-on, feet-in activities that lets families explore global cultures through shoes. … Full Article

Last chance to go seining, kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Come to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) under the Manhattan Bridge at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, to watch as a crew of scientists use a 20-foot seining net to catch and release the amazing creatures of the East River (think seahorses, crabs, and more). … Full Article

Back-to-school tips for Brooklyn families from NYPD

The kids are back in school and parents may be wondering about safety. To help out, NYPD will be making a special presentation for parents of school-age children at the next 84th Precinct Community Council meeting on Tuesday, September 18, at 7 p.m. … Full Article


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