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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

International Women’s Day: Support Women-Owned Businesses on 5th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - In celebration of International Women's Day (March 8) the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID's Joanna Tallantire and Mark Caserta are tying red ribbons in front of women-owned businesses along the corridor. Bklyner...

Girl Power: Celebrate Women’s History Month In Brooklyn

Happy Women's History Month! For more than 30 years March has been the designated month to commemorate the many contributions women have made in American history. The national celebration began in 1981 when Congress passed...

Brooklyn LGBTQ Group To Make History Marching In Park Slope St. Patrick’s Day Parade

PARK SLOPE/WINDSOR TERRACE - Rainbows will mix with the customary shades of green this year as Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization (BILO) makes history as the first LGBTQ organization to march in the Brooklyn St....

Honoring Brooklyn Educators

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN/PARK SLOPE - Every year Brooklyn Borough Hall celebrates Black History Month by honoring leaders and "modern-day heroes" who have worked toward advancing equality and justice in the borough. Next week's 6th Annual Black...

What’s Closed On Presidents’ Day 2019

Monday, February 18 is Presidents' Day. See below for a list of what's closed today in observance of the holiday. Government Offices, Parking, And Sanitation Government offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles and courts, are...

Dragons, Lions, Pigs and Fireworks Ring in the Lunar New Year in Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK - The air abounds with the noise of tiny firecrackers popping under foot as the crowd shuffles along. Glitter and confetti transform the pavement into a patchwork of pastel colors. Children and...

Year Of The Pig: Celebrate The Lunar New Year In Brooklyn

Happy Year of the Pig! February 5 marks the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a time for celebration, which includes family dinners, dragon and lion dances, lantern festivals, firecrackers, and lucky red...

What’s Closed On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

See below for a list of what is closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If you'd like to honor the memory of Dr. King, check out our list...

Martin Luther King Day 2019 Celebrations In Brooklyn

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 90 on January 15. Various local organizations will celebrate MLK Day on Monday, January 21 with events including readings, movie screenings, musical performances, volunteering, and more. Commemorate...

Have The Dyker Heights Lights Become A Christmas Nightmare? – OPINION

By: City Councilman Justin Brannan and Community Board 10 District Manager Josephine Beckmann When most people talk about Christmas in New York City, they usually mention the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the stunning holiday...
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams at the 2019 Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge

Brooklyn Borough President Takes The Polar Bear Plunge

CONEY ISLAND — This year, as thousands braved the frigid temperatures of the ocean, Borough President Eric Adams also took a dip in the Atlantic during this year's Polar Bear Plunge in Coney Island for...

Happy Kwanzaa!

Yesterday, Dec. 26, marked the first day of Kwanzaa, a holiday created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. The celebration lasts a week (ending January 1) and honors the African heritage. At the end of the...

Merry Christmas!

  Wishing all who celebrate a very merry Christmas! We'll return with news tomorrow. ❤️Bklyner.

Last minute gifts for everyone on your list

No need to worry about the last day to order when you can visit these local Brooklyn businesses for your last minute gifts.  Did you forget to get a gift for a family member...

Small Business Owners Making The Most Of Winterfest

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Following a series of articles detailing issues at Winterfest at Brooklyn Museum, merchants participating in the event ask, despite the controversies, for locals to visit the holiday market to support the...
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