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Prospect Park opening weekend: Little League parade, food truck rally

Prospect Park
If you haven’t visited Prospect Park for a while, this weekend’s official opening might be an eye-opener. … Full Article
 

Vision Zero issue packs Brooklyn Borough Hall

Downtown
An overflow crowd of Brooklyn residents and community organizers packed a town hall on Tuesday at Borough Hall to hear about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and injuries. … Full Article
 

Crowdfunding saves Brooklyn Heights Cinema

Brooklyn Heights
Crowdfunding has saved the Brooklyn Heights Cinema – at least for now. Fans of the beloved neighborhood movie house, a fixture in the Heights since 1970, stepped up with pledges for cash donations on money-raising website Indiegogo. … Full Article
 

PEN American Center to premiere never-before-seen video message from artist Ai Weiwei in Brooklyn

Prospect Heights
Acclaimed writers Sergio De La Pava, Jennifer EganChang-Rae Lee and Victoria Redel will join PEN American Center on the plaza of Brooklyn Public Library on April 10 to protest Beijing’s … Full Article
 

Secret Gowanus science group hosts horrifying animal stuffing contest

Gowanus
The subway ride to Gowanus this Sunday could be a bit hair raising.  … Full Article
 

Home Sweet Home … of Dodgers fans' once-beloved Red Hook bar, Bud and Packy's, is being renovated

Red Hook
Bud and Packy's, a bar dear to Dodgers fans and Red Hook old-timers, is getting a much-needed renovation – or at least, the eye-catching building that houses it is. … Full Article
 

Home Sweet Home: Brooklyn's artsiest house is for sale

Gowanus
Brooklyn's hottest house is a real work of art. Really. It's an artwork. Artist Rob Fischer built the enchanting, big-enough-to-live-in glass house in his Gowanus studio. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden boasts one of the largest bonsai collections outside Japan

Prospect Heights
Many people have a bonsai story: a first bonsai, a struggling bonsai. And many of these stories do not end happily, at least for the bonsai. But the very best bonsai stories are about passion and beauty and transformation. … Full Article
 

Gala raises $700,000 for HeartShare

Downtown
HeartShare Human Services of New York raised $700,000 at its Spring Gala and Auction on March 27, an event that also marked the 100th anniversary of the non-profit social services agency based in downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Creating a Theatre for a New Audience

Fort Greene
In 2000, Harvey Lichtenstein, recently retired executive director of BAM, invited Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), a modern classical theatre, to build its first home in what was previously known as the BAM Cultural District. … Full Article
 

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