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Ribbon-cutting for long-awaited Barclays Center

From the Nets to The Who
After years of planning, struggles in and out of court, hearings, and anticipation from fans, Barclays Center, home of the basketball Nets as well as major concerts and events, will host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday morning. … Full Article

The Final Three: Nets round out training camp roster with free agents Dennis, Mays and Scott

With backup center Andray Blatche and reserve forward Josh Childress taking the last of the Nets' 15 roster spots for their much-anticipated season opener Nov. … Full Article

Landmarks sends Cobble Hill project back for tweaking

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) last week sent a proposed Cobble Hill development project back to its design team for some tweaking. … Full Article

Family-owned bakery hangs on in Bed-Stuy

It was 1971. Muhammad Ali faced Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in "The Fight of the Century." Idris Comry, 18, watched the match, and his idol, Ali from a theater in Brooklyn. "Of course I was a big fan," he said. "Who wasn't?" … Full Article

Mexican food truck wins NYC street food contest

A food truck that specializes in traditional Mexican food has won the top prize in the annual competition of New York City's street food vendors. … Full Article

Historic Park Slope library reopens with new computers, reading spaces -- and even books

After a major renovation that took almost three years, the historic Park Slope branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) reopened on Thursday to crowds of neighbors and local students eager to try out the new computers, iPads and even those qua … Full Article

Arts GOes to Bushwick at open studio event

At project sponsored by Brooklyn Museum, Bushwick was most-represented neighborhood … Full Article

AT&T grants $240,000 to YMCA at Williamsburg Prep

AT&T awarded an Aspire Grant of $240,000 to the YMCA of Greater New York on Thursday, Sept. … Full Article

Last chance to see BWAC sculpture on Brooklyn waterfront

A human-sized baguette and two slices of bread stand tall on the DUMBO waterfront in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn lawyers, judge hail Family Court’s 50th birthday

On Friday, Sept. 14, the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Unified Court System will mark the 50th anniversary of New York's Family Court. … Full Article


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