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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Opera On Tap Presents Musical History Walk At Old Stone House

PARK SLOPE - Opera On Tap will present an interactive, musical walk "through America's volatile political history" in twelve performances over four nights at The Old Stone House. "It really focuses on American music looking at violence...

Yoni Katz Can Take You on a ‘Messianic’ Tour of Hasidic Crown Heights  

CROWN HEIGHTS—It all started with a fight over bike lanes. Rabbi Yoni Katz, 40, almost 10 years ago noticed “tension” between “hipsters” and Hasidic people in Williamsburg centered around them. “They had their bike lanes running...

Four Sunset Park Residential Districts Get Landmarked

SUNSET PARK – Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated Sunset Park North,, Central Sunset Park, Sunset Park 50th Street, and Sunset Park South Historic Districts. “I am very excited by the designation...

Lamuel A Stanislaus Way: Honoring Legacy Of Distinguished Grenadian Immigrant

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS  - Lamuel used to lay awake at night wondering whether he could pay a $99 a month mortgage for a brick row house situated on Rutland Rd. between Flatbush and Bedford...

Weeksville Heritage Center Receives City Designation

CROWN HEIGHTS— Weeksville Heritage Center has received Cultural Institutions Group designation, joining 32 other cultural institutions the city supports with grants. “Weeksville is sacred African American ground,” Council Member Laurie Cumbo who represents Crown Heights said in...

Mickey Heller: Serving Brooklyn With Pride

PARK SLOPE - The 23rd annual Brooklyn Pride Parade will kick off at precisely 7:30pm on Saturday, June 8 under the meticulous direction of Mickey Heller. The  Parade Coordinator since 2010, Heller ensures the...

Brooklyn’s Memorial Day Parade Takes Over Bay Ridge For A Day (PHOTOS)

Brooklyn’s 152nd Memorial Day Parade stepped off on Monday, Memorial Day on 3rd Ave. & 78th St. led by former NY State Senator and retired police officer Marty Golden as the Grand Marshal. The American...

‘Fireside Feasts: Flatlands Edition’ At Historic Farmhouses

FLATLANDS / MARINE PARK - Farming was a way of life in much what is now known as Brooklyn until about 150 years ago. A few of those farms, all located in southern Brooklyn,...

Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial In Brooklyn

Several events are planned across the borough in the coming weeks to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth (May 31, 1819). Whitman lived in Brooklyn for 28 years, working as a printer, teacher,  journalist,...

Sacred Sites Open House: Tour 13 Brooklyn Houses Of Worship

The New York Landmarks Conservancy is hosting the Sacred Sites Open House from May 18-19, inviting the public to tour 150 churches, mosques, synagogues, temples, and meeting houses across the state, including 13 sites...

100+ Years Later, Cops Remember Two Heroes Who Died In Line Of Duty

SUNSET PARK - Patrolman Arthur Loewe and Patrolman James Mangan were killed in the line of duty more than a century ago, but their legacy lives on at the 72nd Precinct stationhouse in Sunset...

60th Annual Park Slope House Tour: Sunday, May 19

PARK SLOPE - The 60th Annual Park Slope House Tour, scheduled for Sunday, May 19, invites attendees to take self-guided tours of historic brownstones throughout the neighborhood. Advance tickets can be purchased for $25 online...

Shirley Chisholm Statue At Prospect Park Revealed

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN — The city, on Wednesday, announced the winning duo to create the Shirley Chisholm monument slated for the Parkside Avenue entrance of Prospect Park. Artists Amanda Williams and Olalekan Jeyifous proposed "Our Destiny,...

Old First Reformed Church Celebrates Easter In Sanctuary After 8 Years of Repairs

PARK SLOPE - Hundreds of people attended Easter service at the Old First Reformed Church on Sunday. It was their first time being back after the sanctuary closed in 2011 for massive repairs. "This morning, we...

3rd Annual Preservation Film Fest To Screen ‘Battle For Brooklyn’ & ‘Little Fugitive’

DOWNTOWN/CONEY ISLAND - The New York Preservation Archive Project is hosting its third annual Preservation Film Festival April 2nd to May 3rd, screening contemporary documentaries and historic classics across the five boroughs. The selected films address current themes...
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