Brooklyn weekend filled with holiday festivals

Holiday shoppers headed en mass to numerous craft fairs and winter festivals across Brooklyn this past weekend. Above, a young girl squirts paint onto a spinning canvas at the Winter Festival and Artisan Craft Fair at Brooklyn Friends School. … Full Article

A soloist on Smith

Violinist Johnny Arco performs in front of the Brooklyn Industries shop at Atlantic Avenue and Smith Street in Boerum Hill. Arco also sings, and is the founder of Greenroom Brooklyn, which promotes performances of local talent.  … Full Article

Take it off in Park Slope! NY Methodist Hospital offers weight loss surgery

New York Methodist Hospital’s repertoire of minimally invasive bariatric, or weight loss, procedures recently expanded to include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), an advanced surgical technique designed to help morbidly obese patients lose weight. … Full Article

Brooklyn Legal Services — 'Brooklyn A' — celebrates 44 years

Lawyers, political officials and community advocates came out to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, at the New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge last week. … Full Article

DA Hynes: Tips to stay safe while shopping this holiday season

Now that the holiday season is upon us, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you all to use extra caution as you prepare for the upcoming celebrations. … Full Article

Senator for all the people? Brooklyn's Schumer stays neutral in Nets-Knicks rivalry

WASHINGTON — He's a Brooklyn-born fan of the New York Knicks basketball team. And when he's not in D.C., he lives in Park Slope. But he's also a politician. For now, Sen. Charles Schumer says he hasn't chosen sides in the new NBA rivalry between the Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. … Full Article

Don't miss Monday night's Booklyn Bar dinner

When the Brooklyn Bar Association holds its annual dinner Monday at the New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, with a cocktail hour starting at 5:30 p.m., just about everyone there will fondly recall the late Court of Appeals Justice Theodore Jones. … Full Article

Do we need another Robert Moses?

We owe the Brooklyn Heights Promenade to Robert Moses, even if it’s not what he set out to build, but rather came about as an unintended com- promise. … Full Article

NYC Tech recalls the Nazi horror of Kristallnacht

In observance of Kristallnacht, New York City Technical College told the harrowing story of Dr. Roald Hoffmann, a child survivor of the Holocaust.  … Full Article


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