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Latin superstars at Barclays

On Saturday at 8 p.m., Latin music superstars Juanes and Juan Luis Guerra will co-headline a benefit concert at Barclays Center to raise funds for the Red Cross’ continued disaster relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy. This benefit will be the first Latin concert at the new arena.  … Full Article

New commanding officer at the 84th

On Tuesday night at St. James Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn, Leslie Lewis, president of the 84th Precinct Community Council, presented Capt. Maximo Tolentito, the precinct’s new commanding officer, to the community. Seen here are, left-right: Lewis, Cop of the Month Hector Santini and Capt. … Full Article

Raanan Geberer: Red Hook, Coney and the Housing Authority

The news that weeks after Hurricane Sandy, large numbers of apartments in New York City Housing Authority and Red Hook housing projects were still without power doesn’t come as that much of a surprise to me. … Full Article

Dive bar petitions to secede from Park Slope

Beloved Brooklyn dive bar Jackie's 5th Amendment has started an official petition to secede from its native Park Slope, according to Brooklyn Magazine. … Full Article

Toys for Tots drive kicks off in Park Slope

The 18th Annual Toys for Tots drive in Park Slope is in full swing. Donate an unwrapped new or gently used book or toy for children ages 2 - 12 at locations throughout Park Slope from now until Jan. 6. … Full Article

Ratner disputes Barclays tax appraisal

Developer Forest City Ratner says its taxpayer-subsidized arena is grossly overvalued by the tax man, reports the  … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Bien Cuit Bakery expands to Manhattan

Brooklyn’s popular Bien Cuit Bakery, which was recently named one of the best eateries in New York by Food & Wine magazine, is expanding to Manhattan. … Full Article

Sandy flooding may have damaged evidence in Brooklyn

The storm surge late last month caused the heavily polluted Newtown Creek to overflow and flood the New York Police Department facility in Greenpoint, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said at a news conference. … Full Article

Regina Opera inaugurates 43rd season in new hall with `La Bohème’

After having to vacate its much-loved venue at Regina Hall, the Regina Opera has found a new home at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help (OLPH), at Sixth Avenue between 59th and 60th Streets in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Special holiday shopping event on Atlantic Avenue this Saturday

Attention Brooklyn shoppers: This Saturday, November 24, you have the chance to support your local community and “shop small” -- plus get into the holiday spirit -- during Small Business Saturday.  … Full Article


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