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Barclays Center liquor license approved

The State Liquor Authority on Wednesday, as expected, approved a liquor license for Barclays Center – but with a fixed cut-off of alcohol sales no later than 1 a.m. … Full Article

PAL summer camp winds up with carnival in Prospect Park

About 700 youngsters from all five boroughs celebrated the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Summer Day Camp with a fun-filled day of games, arts and crafts and circus acts at a carnival extravaganza at Prospect Park Parade Grounds in Brooklyn.   … Full Article

Remembering Irene

Last year on this date, children in Dumbo, in view of the Manhattan Bridge, waded through floodwaters brought on by Hurricane Irene, which weakened to a tropical storm just before hitting shore at Coney Island. … Full Article

Smashing Pumpkins at Barlcays for Halloween

The multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Smashing Pumpkins will perform at Barclays Center on Wednesday, Oct. 31 – Halloween. The Chicago-based alternative rockers, fronted by Billy Corgan, was one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. Tickets go on sale this Friday through Ticketmaster. … Full Article

Green-Wood cleans up after 'unprecedented' vandalism

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery says it need to raise $100,000 to repair what it describes as unprecedented destruction perpetrated by vandals last week. … Full Article

Battle of Brooklyn in Cobble Hill on Monday

The Battle of Brooklyn, a key conflict of the Revolutionary War, has inspired a site-specific art installation, “Battle Pass—Revolution II," by Sasha Chavchavadze, on the corner of Bergen and Smith streets in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

Reading curriculum piloted at Downtown Brooklyn School shows promise

An experimental reading curriculum developed by an NYU professor was piloted at an Urban Assembly school in Downtown Brooklyn and the results have been encouraging. … Full Article

Disney on Ice coming closer at Barclays

One of the most sensational talent showcases to rock the ice in Brooklyn -- Disney on Ice presents “Rockin’ Ever After” – is coming to Barclays Center on five consecutive nights, from Wednesday, Nov. 28 through Sunday, Dec. 2. … Full Article

Here comes the velodrome! People-counters invade Joralemon St

The Manhattan philanthopist behind the controversial high-speed, high-angled competitive bicycle track earmarked for Brooklyn Bridge Park put his feet on the ground in Brooklyn Heights this week, planting dozens of people-counters along Joralemon Street in advance of an environmental impact study … Full Article

Independent pharmacy grows on Court St

They said it couldn’t be done, but it has been done. If you live in the Hills and Gardens, you are part of a community that has bucked a trend, much to the benefit of the entire neighborhood. … Full Article


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