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A weekend of craft fairs brings out holiday shoppers in Brooklyn

Brooklyn was full of holiday craft fairs and carnivals this past weekend, and locals took advantage of them not only to shop, but to meet up with friends, let the kids work off steam and help fundraise for good causes. … Full Article

City doesn’t need to return child to birth mother’s care, Brooklyn judge rules

A mother accused of repeatedly neglecting her child is not entitled to the benefit of reasonable efforts being exerted for the safe return of the child to the parental home. … Full Article

Council newcomers want Sandy recovery committee formed

Two of the young guns who will be joining the City Council in January aren’t waiting to get into office to make their voices heard. They’re already trying to shake things up at City Hall. … Full Article

Memorial for Nelson Mandela in Brooklyn this Sunday

A memorial for Nelson Mandela will be held on Sunday, December 8 at 1 p.m. in Brooklyn at The House of the Lord Church, 415 Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

High-tech fire pit will light up DUMBO Christmas tree

This year's DUMBO Christmas tree will be illuminated using the electricity generated by a wood-burning “FirePit” using a high-tech stove designed by a DUMBO startup.  … Full Article

In Brooklyn, Malcolm Gladwell dissects ‘David and Goliath’

Most of us know the story of David and Goliath as it’s traditionally told: shepherd boy David, in spite of his comparatively diminutive stature and seemingly inferior weaponry, manages to defeat the giant Goliath when the two engage in battle. … Full Article

Mouth-watering gingerbread village on display at the Brooklyn Marriott

There’s the “Plum Pudding Hotel,” and “Jackie’s Sweet Shop.” Next door is “Salyer’s Fine Socks” and “Sam’s Fish Market.” … Full Article

Sketch comedy group presents ‘A Very ’90s Christmas!!!’ in Downtown Brooklyn

Coming off a wildly successful packed show at BAMCafé last month, New York City’s fastest rising sketch group, American Candy, announces their next performance celebrating the silliest moments of the 1990s and the craziness of the holidays. The performances will take place on Dec. … Full Article

High-tech internship program continues success

The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Internship Program, which was launched this past summer as a pilot program, is continuing throughout the fall and spring, and organizers hope to have at least 50 student in … Full Article

Another Dumbo? Gowanus real estate market is cooking

Could Gowanus become another DUMBO? Broker Bob Klein thinks so. … Full Article


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