Major Upset in Nathan’s Dog Eating Contest

Jul 05, 15 Major Upset in Nathan’s Dog Eating Contest

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After eight years of bringing home the championship, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut had to concede this year’s first place title to long-time rival Matt “Megatoad” Stonie, in the 99th edition of the famous Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Stonie only won by two dogs, but he still had to devour an unbelievable 62 hot dogs with their...

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Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

May 25, 15 Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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A new art installation recently opened in Brooklyn Bridge Park, entitled “Please Touch the Art.” Organized and sponsored by New York City’s Public Art Fund, the exhibit, which opened on May 17, is composed of three installations by Danish artist Jeppe Hein. The exhibit was curated by Nicholas Baume and includes Appearing Rooms,...

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Spring in New York Means Masters at the Armory

May 06, 15 Spring in New York Means Masters at the Armory

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Art lovers who enjoyed last year’s first international arts fair held within the venerable walls of the Park Avenue Armory will be pleased to know that the time has arrived for the second installment of this marvelous art show. And those who missed last year’s exhibit should be sure to take the time to explore the wonders of the...

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Brooklyn Little League Opens with Fun Day Parade

Apr 12, 15 Brooklyn Little League Opens with Fun Day Parade

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The sun is finally shining, the players are thawing, the field is newly trimmed: it must be Little League opening day in Brooklyn- lets have a parade! With smiles of excitement and joy, members of the Prospect Park Baseball Association’s Little League shared their feelings with their families as they walked down Seventh Avenue...

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Historic Paramount Theater Making a Comeback

Apr 08, 15 Historic Paramount Theater Making a Comeback

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The world’s first theater built for “talkies,” the Paramount Theater on DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues will be undergoing a 24-month renovation to transform it back into a performance space. The theater was designed by Rapp and Rapp, famed Chicago theater architects, and opened in 1928. The building is a rococo design and became a...

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Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Feb 15, 15 Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

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The bad weather of Winter Storm Juno, locked gates, nor surveillance cameras were enough incentive to three determined vandals on the evening of January 26, say Brooklyn police. The teens, as determined from videos taken by cameras on the premises, entered the Coney Island home turf of the Cyclones through a loading dock at about...

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