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On Children’s Day at the Brooklyn Book Festival, a ‘Little Dude’ brings smiles

“Can I pet him?” Therapy dog Little Dude, the star of Cara Zelas’ “Big World of Little Dude,” was a hit with children at the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Children’s Day event at MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday. … Full Article

Children’s Day at Brooklyn Book Festival brings beloved books to life

“Mommy! Mommy! Books!” was the cry of one boy as he tugged his mother’s hand to rush her faster towards tents and tables filled with literature for children at MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday. … Full Article

Sunset’s Bush Terminal celebrates with new mural unveiling ceremony

On Sept. 7, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and Groundswell, a not-for-profit organization that brings together artists and local communities, celebrated the unveiling of a newly painted mural in Bush Terminal. … Full Article

OBIT: Marian Wood Meyer, an ‘institution’ at Brooklyn 33rd Council District, dies at 74

The long-time public face of Brooklyn’s 33rd Council District, Marian Wood Meyer, died on Thursday, Sept. 13 at Brooklyn Hospital. She was 74 and was known to those who worked with her as Marian Wood. … Full Article

Leonard Bernstein honored at Green-Wood gala, kin given DeWitt Clinton Award

Green-Wood Cemetery honored the late famed composer and permanent Green-Wood resident Leonard Bernstein at its annual fundraising gala Wednesday night, while honoring the composer’s children with the DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence. … Full Article

Body of construction worker recovered at Sunset Park wall collapse

The body of a construction worker has been recovered from a wall collapse in Brooklyn. Police say 47-year-old Luis Almonte, of Manhattan, was buried under mounds of debris when the retaining wall collapsed at the site in Sunset Park on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brownstone Brooklyn voters ‘fired up’ for the primaries

More people than usual got to wear the “I Voted” sticker in Brownstone Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article

Greenpoint church to be converted to single-family home

The long-vacant St. Elias Church building at 145 Kent St. in Greenpoint will soon be converted into a single-family home, Department of Building filings reveal. … Full Article

In Deep Magenta, dancers perform silent protest of hate crimes

This Friday, five dancers coated from head-to-toe in deep magenta body paint will perform at the Brooklyn Historical Society. … Full Article

Restaurateurs, with three Eateries in new hotel, seek flavor of older Williamsburg

Restaurateurs Zeb Stewart and Jud Mongell have opened three restaurants at the new Williamsburg location of the Hoxton hotel chain. … Full Article


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