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Creating a Theatre for a New Audience

Fort Greene
In 2000, Harvey Lichtenstein, recently retired executive director of BAM, invited Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), a modern classical theatre, to build its first home in what was previously known as the BAM Cultural District. … Full Article
 

First signs of spring appear in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights
Desperately seeking early signs of spring in Brooklyn Heights Tuesday, we came upon these posies at Packer Collegiate Institute. A modest but charming show of flora - what's not to like?
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Committee seeks landmark status for Sunset Park homes

Sunset Park
Thirty years ago, Sunset Park Restoration, a group of preservationists, successfully got the community recognized by the federal government as an historic district. … Full Article
 

St. Francis bio students earn top scores in online competitions

Brooklyn Heights
When is a game not just a game? St. Francis College students are finding out that it’s when winning could lead to amazing medical breakthroughs.
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New footage shows missing Brooklyn fashion designer Ott walking over Williamsburg Bridge

Bushwick
“Missing” signs blanket lampposts throughout neighborhoods across Brooklyn and lower Manhattan, as the mystery of fashion designer James (Jay) Ott deepens. … Full Article
 

Plan for community use of Barclays Center emerges

Downtown
One anticipated—and delayed—element of the Atlantic Yards Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) is a promise to rent the arena “to community groups for at least ten (10) ev … Full Article
 

Issue of wrongful convictions played out on a Brooklyn stage

Brooklyn Heights
Four men who spent a combined 63 years behind bars for crimes they did not commit talked about the consternation they experienced when they realized that they might be surrounded by hardened criminals for decades, the tribulations of denied appeals, and the ultimate relief of being vindicated and … Full Article
 

‘A Taste of Fifth’ presents best bars, restaurants of Park Slope’s 5th Ave.

Park Slope
Celebrated restaurants and bars from Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue will be serving up savory food and drink demonstrating Fifth Avenue’s amazing array of choices at A Taste of Fifth, the annual festival of fine food and complementary wine and beer. … Full Article
 

Vision Zero town hall at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday

Downtown
Seven Brooklynites from ages 11 to 82 died in bloody traffic accidents during March. Families and friends join the huge network of mourners citywide emanating from more than 250 preventable deaths in traffic accidents last year. … Full Article
 

Google connects seniors to Gmail at Brooklyn Public Library

Prospect Heights
“I’m here to learn how to use a tablet and Gmail,” said Dotty, a student at Google’s “Age EngAge” Gmail class for older adults at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) on Friday morning. … Full Article
 

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