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12 Hours in Red Hook

Once maligned as a crime-ridden, drug-infused area, Red Hook — like most neighborhoods in Brooklyn — is experiencing a revival. … Full Article

VIDEO: Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Block Party celebrates MJ's legacy

On Saturday, our Brooklyn Street Beat team headed to Bed-Stuy for Spike Lee's Michael Jackson block party. The event was organized to celebrate the weekend of what would've been the King Of Pop's 58th birthday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School welcomes new class during convocation ceremony

Brooklyn Law School recently held its annual Convocation Ceremony, during which 350 students marched from the campus to the federal courthouse where they listened to speeches from Hon. Robert A. Katzmann and others. … Full Article

Williamsburg man serves on missile cruiser

Brooklyn is making its presence known aboard the USS Anzio, a guided missile cruiser operating out of Norfolk, Virginia. … Full Article

Trapeze School NY swings across the East River to Williamsburg

Drivers who frequent Manhattan’s West Side Highway may be accustomed to seeing people performing somersaults, rolls and flips high in the sky above Pier 40 at Trapeze School New York’s (TSNY) rooftop location. … Full Article

History comes alive at Green-Wood

Green-Wood Cemetery hosted an entire day’s worth of activities this past Sunday honoring the heroes of the Battle of Brooklyn on the 240th anniversary of the historic confrontation between American and British troops. … Full Article

Prison Ship Martyrs remembered by Society of Old Brooklynites

Members of the Society of Old Brooklynites, along with members from the Fort Greene chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, hosted the 108th annual rededication ceremony of the Revolutionary War Prison Ship Martyrs Monument in Fort Greene Park on Saturday. … Full Article

Crown Heights Locals: Warnings of zero tolerance for violence on J’Ouvert cut too deep

Law enforcement officials are strongly urging participants in this year’s J’Ouvert celebration not to “shoot anyone” or “stab anyone,” but their stern warning has already wounded some Crown Heights/Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents. … Full Article

Fire erupts atop LICH’s ‘jewel-like’ Polhemus building in Brooklyn

A fire broke out on the roof of the former Polhemus Memorial Clinic at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) Friday morning at roughly 11 a.m. … Full Article


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