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'Media incubator' unveiled in DUMBO

Media entrepreneurs, filmmakers and advertising pros have a new place to set up shop in Brooklyn. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and other officials launched a “media incubator” space in DUMBO on Tuesday. … Full Article

Want to see the Statue of Liberty during the shutdown?

The Brooklyn Museum is inviting disappointed tourists to come visit their replica of the Statue of Liberty during the shutdown of the federal government, while the real monument is closed. … Full Article

EPA issues cleanup plan for Gowanus Canal

ROD stands for “record of decision” and is one of a slew of initials and acronyms that those following the progress of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund designation and investigation of the putrid brew that is the Gowanus Canal have had to familiarize themselves with. … Full Article

Bon Appétit! New book explores the ‘Art of French Eating’

Journalist Ann Mah, married to a diplomat, had grown accustomed to splitting her time between political hot-spots like Washington, D.C. and Beijing. But when her husband was placed for three years in Paris, she was ecstatic. … Full Article

Development Ferment on Atlantic Avenue: Real estate bigs work Brooklyn retail corridor alongside mom and pops

On Sunday, Marty Markowitz was crowned King of Brooklyn on Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

Chabon to celebrate 'Telegraph Avenue' in Brooklyn

Acclaimed writer Michael Chabon will be making an appearance in Brooklyn this fall to celebrate the paperback release of his latest novel “Telegraph Avenue” (Harper Perennial). On Oct. … Full Article

‘Gowanus Gatsby – A Flapper Fete’ at Gowanus Ballroom on Oct. 5

Hope Davis and the Friends of Douglass Greene Park will host an awards dinner reception followed by a full Gatsby dance party featuring the Michael Arenella Quintet on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Gowanus Ballroom at 55 Ninth St. near Second Avenue in Gowanus. … Full Article

Court Street corner is a killer

On Aug. 17, 2012, Ellen Meyers, a Boerum Hill resident, was crossing Pacific Street at Court when a car heading west on Pacific brushed her leashed puppy, Mambo. By the time she reached the veterinarian across the street, the dog had died in her arms. … Full Article

‘The Room’ co-Star Sestero publishes tell-all memoir

Tommy Wiseau’s “The Room” gained notoriety as one of the worst films made in recent history when it debuted in 2003. … Full Article

BAM offers free WiFi via "BAMwifi_ForBK" network

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), in partnership with the Fulton Area Business Alliance (FAB), today announced plans to offer free wireless internet connectivity along Fulton Street. … Full Article


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