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"Secret Brooklyn" creators to give talk, slideshow at historic Montauk Club

It took two young world-travelers, who now love their home borough, to create a picture book called "Secret Brooklyn" that compiles the fascinating, compelling and little-known insights into things that make Brooklyn unique.   … Full Article

Court Clerk Nancy Sunshine leads annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Brooklyn Heights

The County Clerk for Kings County, Hon. Nancy T. Sunshine, served as the grand marshal at the 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Luncheon in Brooklyn Heights on Friday. … Full Article

Target Margin Theater’s new play looks at gender roles

As the #MeToo Movement continues to shake up American culture, a Brooklyn-based theater is getting set to present the world premiere of a play that takes a close look at gender roles, power and Islamophobia. … Full Article

Kavanagh slams state Senate GOP for holding BQE repair bill hostage

In a dramatic confrontation in Albany on Wednesday, state Sen. Brian Kavanagh (D-Brooklyn Heights-Greenpoint-Lower Manhattan) demanded that Senate Republicans explain why they were holding hostage a bill crucial to Brooklyn — and the entire metro area — in the budget negotiation process. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio pushes for tougher laws to keep dangerous drivers off streets

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new package of state legislation yesterday to keep dangerous drivers from getting behind the wheel. … Full Article

Success Academy kids compete in chess tournament

Students who attend Success Academy Charter Schools learn all about queens, knights and bishops along with their ABC’s. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School students take part in student walkout for gun control

On the one month anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, students from Brooklyn Law School joined a crowd of approximately 1,000 students who converged on the steps of Borough Hall on Wednesday morning as part of the National Student Walkout to protest gun violence. … Full Article

Check out the landmarked church J.C. Cady designed near the Marcy Avenue subway station

Steps away from Williamsburg's Marcy Avenue subway station, a terrific city landmark stands tall. And we mean tall. St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church has a bell tower that's four stories high. … Full Article

Check out Williamsburg Bridge Plaza's banks from bygone days

Once upon a time, Williamsburg Bridge Plaza was more than a bus terminal. Way more. … Full Article
NYC Kids March for Safe Streets

Hundreds march in Park Slope to demand more actions for safe streets

Hundreds of people marched along the sidewalks of Park Slope Monday night calling for safer streets for pedestrians and bicyclists. … Full Article


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