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Renowned clowns seize the stage at Brooklyn's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Comic genius is a wondrous thing to behold. This is another way of saying Marcello Magni and Jos Houben will make you laugh like a hyena and maybe shed a furtive tear. … Full Article

Aly Raisman talks gold medals, body image, bullying

A willingness to work hard and a belief in one’s abilities to overcome obstacles are important keys to success, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman told an audience during a candid discussion at a Carroll Gardens private school. … Full Article

Jehovah's Witnesses sell The Towers, a storied Brooklyn Heights hotel

The Jehovah's Witnesses have sold one of the grand jewels of their real-estate portfolio for about $200 million. … Full Article

Lawmakers react to NYC terror attack

Elected officials, like most New Yorkers, reacted with shock and sadness to the devastating terrorist attack that took place in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday in which suspect Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbek national who came to the U.S. … Full Article

Glamor and grit in Bushwick

Glamor and grit. Hispanic haven and hipster haven.

That's Bushwick in a nutshell. … Full Article

Renovations are underway at St. Barbara's in Bushwick

Gloria in Excelsis Deo.

Preservation-minded Brooklynites rejoice! St. Barbara's is being renovated. … Full Article

Renovations are underway at Doering-Bohack House in Bushwick

It's a standout among Bushwick's apartment buildings, rowhouses and brick brewers' mansions — an enormous 1880s wood-frame house with a big lawn, and a detached garage, too. … Full Article

Wildenstein & Co. buys the Saint Marks in Bushwick

Welcome to Bushwick, David Wildenstein. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission defers decision-making on the Domino refinery's redesign

The devil is in the details. On Tuesday, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) chose not to vote on Two Trees Management's new design plans for the conversion of the 19th-century Domino Sugar Refinery into an office building. … Full Article

Swimming With Fishes: Red Hook art installation commemorates 5th anniversary of Sandy

Outside the Red Hook Library, residents are accustomed to seeing the usual sights: a Citi Bike station, “No Parking” signs and several trees. … Full Article


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