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Dressed for battle, real gunpowder: Re-enactors fire when ready at Green-Wood’s 241st Battle of Brooklyn

Fate vouchsafed a perfect, late summer day to backdrop Green-Wood Cemetery’s annual re-enactment of the Battle of Brooklyn, a pivotal 1776 engagement that took place just weeks after the colonies declared themselves an independent nation.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn scrap metal robber pleads guilty to violating probation

A man who previously spent years in prison for an armed robbery of a Brooklyn scrap metal shop pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating his supervised release by calling a woman who had a restraining order against him. … Full Article
 

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital provides a geological transplant to Prospect Park

During excavation near Sixth Street and Eighth Avenue in Park Slope — the site for NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital’s new Center for Community Health (CCH) — about 30 large boulders were removed from the ground and donated to the Prospect Park Alliance, according to a releas … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Growing Rapidly: The need for a modernized emergency department at The Brooklyn Hospital Center

The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) recently received a $25 million Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program grant award from the New York State Department of Health to modernize our Emergency Department (ED) facilities and improve access to quality care. … Full Article
 

Now you can park your dog at Brooklyn Public Library

You probably won’t find a parking space for your car, but if you live in Brooklyn, you might find one for your dog. Brooklyn Public Library will be cutting the ribbon on two new Dog Parker houses at the Central Library on Saturday as part of their National Dog Day celebration. … Full Article
 

BP Adams to make recommendation on controversial Bedford-Union Armory this coming week

Borough President Eric Adams will be giving his recommendation this coming week on the controversial plan to develop the Bedford-Union Armory, as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). … Full Article
 

Wellness and utopia main themes of art show at Old Stone House

Dozens of people crammed into the upstairs of the Old Stone House Thursday in Park Slope to explore the idea of being well and searching for utopia, as artwork displayed from about 10 different artists greeted them. … Full Article
 

College basketball coach sells his art to help players

A kindhearted college basketball coach is teaching his players a lot more than just how to make a three-point shot. … Full Article
 

Fox pushes for safety measures at Farragut Houses

In response to shootings at the Farragut Houses in Brooklyn, Democratic City Council candidate Ede Fox visited the residential complex to meet with tenants and to call on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to provide immediate maintenance upgrades to improve safety in the buildings.  … Full Article
 

Future tech, virtual reality, social robots coming to Brooklyn at Worlds Fair Nano

Want to fly a drone, create art with movable sound cubes or try on a haptic suit? A weekend of bleeding edge technology, futurist talks, interactive art and immersive experiences will be taking place at Worlds Fair Nano, at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint on Sept. 16 – 17. … Full Article
 

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