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Chinese Lunar New Year Festival parades through Sunset Park

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, civic leaders and other elected officials attended the 30th annual Sunset Park Chinese Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, which included a parade and speeches. The parade began at 11 a.m. at 5002 Eighth Ave. and ran for 10 blocks. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn judge defies a president

Brooklyn’s federal court was at the center of a political maelstrom over the weekend following protests and chaos at airports around the country triggered by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, issued late Friday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s P.S. 10 unveils newly installed ‘Diversity Project’

Local Brooklyn school P.S. 10 on Thursday unveiled the “Diversity Project,” a photo and text installation highlighting the diverse stories from families of P.S. 10 students. … Full Article
 

Women’s March start of something big, Menchaca says

Among the estimated 500,000 participants in the Women’s March on Washington were members of a new group called Love Trumps Hate Sunset Park. … Full Article
 

Bullseye! New Target store opens at City Point

A soft launch was held Wednesday for the new Target store at 445 Albee Square West at Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn’s bustling new City Point complex. After years of waiting, the store is finally open for business.  … Full Article
 

Architectural eye candy in Vinegar Hill

It's a haven for history lovers. Where else in Brooklyn can you find rowhouses built when U.S. Founding Father James Monroe was President and a gated mansion designed by the venerable architect Charles Bulfinch? … Full Article
 

A lament for St. Ann's, a long-lost Vinegar Hill church

This is a lament for a long-lost church that was a proud piece of Irish-American heritage — the Roman Catholic Church of St. Ann. It was built in 1860, on the eve of the Civil War. … Full Article
 

Prison ship shrine in Brooklyn a step closer to becoming national monument

The majestic, 149-foot-high resting place of thousands of Revolutionary War POWs who died under shockingly cruel conditions is a step closer to becoming a national monument, to be protected and maintained by the U.S. Department of the Interior. … Full Article
 

Two Brooklyn Heights 'Bank Row' buildings are landmarked

Say hello to Brooklyn's new landmarks. Two stunning side-by-side buildings on Bank Row in Brooklyn Heights were both designated as individual city landmarks on Tuesday.   … Full Article
 

Mayor's town hall in Bedford-Stuyvesant postponed

Councilmember Robert Cornegy (D-Bedford-Stuyvesant) announced that a town hall meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio that he was scheduled to moderate on Wednesday, Jan. 25, has been postponed. The meeting will instead take place on Feb. … Full Article
 

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