DUMBO Arts Festival, still fresh after 18 years, draws thousands to Brooklyn waterfront

Thousands of art lovers and fun-seekers have been packing DUMBO’s streets, studios and galleries for this weekend’s DUMBO Arts Festival 2014, which continues on Sunday, Sept. 28 from noon to 6 p.m.  … Full Article

Onward and upward: Developer files plans for 65-story Downtown Brooklyn tower

Onward and upward in Downtown Brooklyn. Real estate websites were buzzing Friday with news of the latest contender for Brooklyn's tallest building. … Full Article

Bushwick artist creates works inspired by Boko Haram-kidnapped girls

Bushwick artist Mary Mihelic is in the process of creating 53 artworks inspired by the courage of the 53 girls who escaped the Boko Haram by running for their lives during an attack at their school. … Full Article

Grand Street looking for respect against Lincoln

The Grand Street Campus Wolves were one of the top teams in Brooklyn last season, but a questionable call in overtime against Boys and Girls eliminated them from the playoffs in the first round. … Full Article

Sunset Park residents march to 72nd Precinct

In the wake of two violent interactions between police officers and citizens, both captured on video, Sunset Park community leaders organized a protest march to the 72nd Precinct station house on Saturday. … Full Article

City installs new traffic lights on Kent Avenue

Pedestrians crossing Kent Avenue in Williamsburg to get to either East River State Park or Bushwick Inlet Park — both of which are located adjacent to the avenue — will have an easier time from now on, thanks to the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), which is installing new traffic … Full Article

College student wins national award for work on environment

Jonathan Ferrer is an environmental hero and he has a national award to prove it! Ferrer, an 18-year-old Sunset Park resident who attends Rutgers University, has been named a winner of the 2014 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. … Full Article

American Heart Association brings Heart Walk to Brooklyn

The American Heart Association will be bringing the Heart Walk to Brooklyn on Oct. 5.  Festivities will begin at 8 a.m. at the Cadman Plaza North Lawn, followed by the walk to Brooklyn Bridge Park at 9 a.m. … Full Article


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