Half Marathon Happenings

May 22, 17 Half Marathon Happenings

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So who were among the 27,000+ runners signed up for the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon this past Saturday?  What were the newsworthy stories that ran (excuse the pun) at the largest half marathon event of America 2017? So popular was the event that it sold out in a staggering 26 minutes. The 27,440 who completed the point-to-point...

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March Over Brooklyn Bridge Showcases Plight of Groups Losing Space in Schools

Oct 19, 15 March Over Brooklyn Bridge Showcases Plight of Groups Losing Space in Schools

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As many as 500 students participated in a protest march across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday in support of additional and safer places to engage in athletics in the New York City. The march was led by the Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and was joined by coaches, parents and representatives from lots of sports teams across...

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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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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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Park Slope Woman Finishes NYC Marathon as Millionth Runner

Nov 03, 14 Park Slope Woman Finishes NYC Marathon as Millionth Runner

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How many people have finished the New York City Marathon in the past 44 years? The answer is, “More than a million” and the millionth runner made history yesterday, earning herself guaranteed entry into the race for the rest of her life plus a shopping spree for marathon gear. Katherine Slingluff of Park Slope,...

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LeFrak Making Come Back as Roller Rink for Spring

Apr 13, 14 LeFrak Making Come Back as Roller Rink for Spring

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Pack up your ice skates and pull on the rollers, as the $74 million Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside remakes itself from an ice skating rink to a ‘more appropriate for the spring season’ roller-skating rink. The brand new facility premiered in December and brought in about 50,000 visitors during the cold months of...

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