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Seventeenth Century Play on its Way to Brooklyn, Naked

Jul 16, 18 Seventeenth Century Play on its Way to Brooklyn, Naked

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Torn Out Theater will be performing the 1677 classic written by Aphra Behn, The Rover—with a twist. It will be performed, selectively, in the nude. You might be wondering if it is legal to perform in the public sphere, such as Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, even if it is completely free, is legal? Visitors to the park are indeed legally...

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Women Directors Shine in Brooklyn

Jul 06, 18 Women Directors Shine in Brooklyn

Posted by in All, Art, Entertainment

The Second Annual Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival was held over the weekend at the end of June at the underground bar in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. The event was billed as “run by women, about women, and for everyone.” During the weekend four programs were screened, each composed of ten short films. Most featured female...

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Villavicencio Granted Stay, Deportation Delayed

Jun 25, 18 Villavicencio Granted Stay, Deportation Delayed

Posted by in All, New York

In a follow-up to a story already reported here, Pablo Villavicencio Calderon will not be deported immediately due to the actions of a New York federal judge. After being held at the Fort Hamilton army base in Brooklyn, pizza delivery man Calderon was arrested on June 1 when he could not produce documents attesting to US...

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Summer Fun at the Movies for $1 Per Ticket

Jun 20, 18 Summer Fun at the Movies for $1 Per Ticket

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This summer a trip to the movies for the family will once again be affordable at one special theater in Brooklyn. The Regal Cinema at 3907 Shore Parkway in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. This UA affiliated theater is offering Summer Movie Express for only $1 per ticket. The featured movies certainly have kids in mind, with such...

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Brooklyn Restaurants Boycott Fort Hamilton Army Base in Response to Delivery Man’s Arrest by ICE

Jun 13, 18 Brooklyn Restaurants Boycott Fort Hamilton Army Base in Response to Delivery Man’s Arrest by ICE

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Many restaurants across Brooklyn will no longer be making deliveries to the Fort Hamilton army base. The restaurants are reacting to the June 1st arrest of Pablo Villavicencio by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency after being turned in by soldiers at the base. Villavicencio was making a delivery of pizza to the base...

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Pratt Institute of Art Building State of the Art Facility

Jun 05, 18 Pratt Institute of Art Building State of the Art Facility

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Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn campus is embarking on an ambition building project to create a cutting edge building which will unite its Master of Fine Arts and Photography programs. Chosen to design the facility is the famous architecture firm Allied Works. The new building will not only provide the much-needed space for the school’s...

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Brooklyn’s Waterfront to Get Giant Development Boost from Proposed New Marine Terminal

May 29, 18 Brooklyn’s Waterfront to Get Giant Development Boost from Proposed New Marine Terminal

Posted by in All, Business

A new shipping hub to be called the Sustainable South Brooklyn Marine Terminal will create more than 250 quality jobs soon, as well as bringing commerce into the area, says the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Industry leaders Red Hook Container Terminal and Industry City were selected by Mayor de Blasio’s...

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Pouya David Yadegar: How one investor applied real estate skills to equity investing

May 24, 18 Pouya David Yadegar: How one investor applied real estate skills to equity investing

Posted by in All, Los Angeles, Real Estate

There are several reasons stocks can be a great investment vehicle along with real estate. Therefore, it is not surprising when Principal and CIO of Prime Opportunities Investment Group LLC, Pouya David Yadegar, became interested in stocks. Before founding the firm, Pouya managed his own family’s wealth through investments in...

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