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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Columbus Day 2018: What’s Closed Today

Monday, October 8 is Columbus Day, and while not many offices observe the holiday, NYC public schools are closed, so some parents will likely take today off. Here’s some information on what’s closed today. Government...

Schtick Or Treat: Brooklyn Music School’s Musical Haunted House Returns

FORT GREENE - Christmas has been the inspiration for hundreds of memorable songs and scores of pop hits since “Silent Night” was composed in 1818. Halloween has been left to make do with endless...

Shana Tova!

To all our Jewish readers - Shana Tova and may the new year be a good one for all! Public Schools are off for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, which begins at sundown on Sunday and...

J’Ouvert and the West Indian Day Parade Take to the Streets of Brooklyn [PHOTOS]

Once again, revelers took to the Brooklyn streets on Labor Day to celebrate J'Ouvert and the West Indian Day Parade with music, dancing and colorful costumes! For the second year, J'Ouvert began at 6:00 am,...

Happy Labor Day! What You Need To Know For The Holiday Weekend

Happy Labor Day! We hope all our readers enjoy the final weekend of the summer. If you’re sticking around the area, here’s some information from the city on what’s open, what’s closed, and what’s...

Brooklyn Arts Council Hosts Two Events Leading Up To J’Ouvert Celebration

With J’Ouvert fast approaching, the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) is hosting two events leading up to the annual “break of day” festivities. On Thursday, August 23, BAC's Folk Arts Program is teaming up with J'Ouvert City International and City Lore...

Celebrate Dominican Heritage Tonight at Brooklyn Borough Hall!

  DOWNTOWN - Tonight, a celebration of Dominican-American culture will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall in advance of next month's Dominican Day Parade. Highlighting the contributions and culture of the Dominican-American community in Brooklyn, the...

July 11th Declared Brooklyn Patriots’ Day

FORT GREENE - Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Council Member Robert Cornegy, Jr. (District 36, Bed-Stuy, Northern Crown Heights) joined local veterans and first responders Wednesday morning in Fort Greene to honor...

Want To Park In Manhattan Beach? You’ll Get A Ticket.

MANHATTAN BEACH - Parking cars on the streets is prohibited in Manhattan Beach on the weekends and federal holidays from May 15 to September 15, mainly to keep those from "out of town" or...

Top Dog: Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Champ Wins 11th Title

CONEY ISLAND - Joey Chestnut scarfed down a record-breaking 74 hot dogs in ten minutes at the Nathan's Famous annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest yesterday, breaking his own record of 72...

Happy Independence Day! What’s Open & Closed On July 4th

Happy Independence Day! If you're staying in NYC today, here's everything you need to know for the July 4th holiday. The 4th of July means fireworks, and Brooklyn has some great views of the pyrotechnics....

Where To See 4th Of July Fireworks In Brooklyn

It's hard to believe that June is almost over and July 4th is just around the corner! The 42nd annual Macy's July 4th Fireworks celebration will be Macy’s largest production since its Millennial celebration in 2000,...

Celebrate Juneteenth At Weeksville Heritage Center

CROWN HEIGHTS - In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation declared the end of slavery in the U.S., but it wasn't until June 19, 1865 that the state of Texas announced that all slaves were free....

Eid Mubarak To You From BKLYNER

Tomorrow, Muslims all over the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, a holiday that lasts three days after the month-long Ramadan. Tonight, hundreds of people will celebrate on Coney Island Ave at the annual Chand...

Ride Vintage Subway Trains in Brighton Beach This Weekend

BRIGHTON BEACH - In celebration of Father's Day this weekend, the New York Transit Museum is hitting the rails with some vintage train cars to ride in Southern Brooklyn! At the Brighton Beach B/Q stop,...
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