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Cyclists flood DUMBO for ‘Bike Home from Work Party'

Hundreds of cyclists wheeled their bikes to a “Bike Home from Work Party” on Pearl Street in DUMBO this past Friday. … Full Article

Willowtown Spring Fair: Brooklyn Heights’ laid-back get-together

The 2013 Willowtown Spring Fair brought neighbors together on Saturday for a mellow day of music, food, sack races, tug-of-war and an architectural walking tour.  … Full Article

‘Mapping Manhattan’ author to celebrate book launch in Brooklyn

“Maps are the places where memories go not to die, or be pinned, but to live forever.” Adam Gopnik … Full Article

Bestselling ‘Coolidge’ author Amity Shlaes comes home to Brooklyn Heights for book talk

Amity Shlaes, the best-selling author and sage – though without the grey beard – of the world where politics, policy and economics collide, will speak in person on May 22 to her friends and neighbors in Brooklyn Heights.  … Full Article

LOPEZ GONE: Quits effective Monday 9 am

ALBANY — The Bushwick assemblyman accused of asking young female staffers to massage him, touch his cancerous tumors and join him in hotel rooms said Saturday he will resign rather than possibly be expelled from the Legislature amid sexual harassment allegations. … Full Article

Brooklyn, ‘Turkish Capitol of America,’ celebrates Ottoman culture

The crescent and star of a giant, red Turkish flag bedecked Brooklyn Borough Hall and party-goers sat on the steps to applaud the dramatic pageantry of the Turkish Armed Forces Harmony Band and other performances at Brooklyn’s annual Turkish Cultural Celebration on Thursday, May 16. … Full Article

Park Slope’s Community Bookstore to open Windsor Terrace shop

Founded in 1971, Park Slope’s beloved Community Bookstore is one of Brooklyn’s oldest independent bookstores. … Full Article

St. Francis College to host New York Eurasian Film Festival

The second New York Eurasian Film Festival – the largest showcase in the U.S. of feature, short, documentary, and animation films from the Eurasian continent – will be held at St. Francis College (Founders Hall) in Brooklyn Heights from Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24. … Full Article

LOPEZ DOA: Silver cuts Brooklyn assemblyman's life support, says it's time for Lopez to go

ALBANY — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will introduce legislation on Friday recommending that state lawmakers expel Bushwick Assemblyman Vito Lopez, who is accused of sexual harassment. … Full Article


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