Tight Security Marks Brooklyn’s 2018 J’Ouvert Celebration

Sep 03, 18 Tight Security Marks Brooklyn’s 2018 J’Ouvert Celebration

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Increased violence over the past few years has forced the New York Police Department to step up security for this year’s J’Ouvert Festival and Celebration. There will be 13 secure entry points into the festival along its 2-mile route. Police will prevent Large bags, backpacks, weapons and alcohol from entering the secure area....

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Rick Garcia : Part of the Magic of 24

Aug 15, 18 Rick Garcia : Part of the Magic of 24

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Anyone who followed the fabulously well-known TV show 24 will know that some of the episodes were filmed in New York. The 8th season was filmed in New York, and it was a kick to watch Jack run around our favorite neighborhoods. Here are a few other interesting tidbits about 24. The news reporter, Rick Garcia, who was featured on...

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Janet Jackson in Brooklyn Filming While Touring the US

Jul 24, 18 Janet Jackson in Brooklyn Filming While Touring the US

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After her performance during her State of the World Tour in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Janet Jackson headed to Brooklyn to film a new music video. She is now on the road, bringing her music to fans across the United States- but she had time for a detour to Brooklyn. Being 52 has not slowed down Janet at all. She was seen filming...

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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

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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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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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