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Maloney hails passage of terrorism insurance bill

After months of debate and nail-biting negotiations, the House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for an additional six years, according to U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Eric Adams launches first Holiday Market Village in Downtown Brooklyn

Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams formally launched the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park, located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Longtime residents reflect on their time in Brooklyn Heights

Linda and Henry Cateura have lived in the same house on Willow Street since 1966. Around the corner, Ann Walker Gaffney and her late husband, Richard, moved into their Hicks Street brownstone that same year.  … Full Article

Carolers sing about transparency at Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. headquarters

More than a dozen Build Up NYC activists, led by Santa Claus, arrived at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s office Wednesday morning to sing their own rendition of “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas.” … Full Article

Historic exhibition of St. Francis of Assisi manuscripts coming to Brooklyn Borough Hall

Historic 12th and 13th century manuscripts relating to St. Francis of Assisi are going on display starting Dec. 17 at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Borough President Eric Adams announced on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus presents winter concert

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus’ 2014 winter concert will be held on Dec. 14 in Park Slope. The event will include performances of Vivaldi “Gloria,” Poulenc “Gloria” and Rutter “Gloria,” as well as favorite holiday songs, including Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs. … Full Article

Tourist gets community service for scaling Brooklyn Bridge

A French tourist will have to spend 240 hours cleaning a Manhattan jail for scaling the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos. … Full Article

Best Friends Animal Society presents adoption event at Brooklyn Expo Center

For the first time ever, Best Friends Animal Society’s bi-annual three-day Super Adoption event will be held in New York City at the Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin St. in Greenpoint.  … Full Article

Philip Glass performs NY premiere of his complete Etudes at BAM

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) hosted Philip Glass and a group of other piano virtuosi over the weekend for a performance of Glass' 20 Etudes. … Full Article


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