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Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Jun 14, 15 Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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The beautiful environment of the famed Brooklyn Botanic Garden just got even more child-friendly. The recently opened Discovery Garden, designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, maintains the authentic feel of being surrounded by nature, while at the same time opens up the mind of children of all ages to the surprises and...

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Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

Jun 07, 15 Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

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A spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health did not say how many companies are applying for licenses to dispense medical marijuana, but he did say five licenses will be issued. Each license will allow each vendor the rights to establish four dispensaries throughout New York. One company, PalliaTech, signed a lease on...

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Celebrity Chef Buys Fort Greene Townhouse for $2.4 Million

Jun 03, 15 Celebrity Chef Buys Fort Greene Townhouse for $2.4 Million

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Tom Colicchio, “Top Chef” judge and owner of Craft Restaurants and high-end Chelsea eatery Colicchio & Sons, just purchased a townhouse in the Brooklyn up-and-coming neighborhood of Fort Greene. Property records show that Colicchio bought the three-floor building at 366 Adelphi Street, which is divided into 7 separate...

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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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Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

May 18, 15 Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

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In order for Lindsay Lohan to avoid about 6 months in jail for reckless driving, she will need to spend 115 hours doing community service before May 28 comes around. Lucky for the children at the Duffield Children’s Center in Fort Greene, Lohan started clocking those hours last Wednesday, bringing warm smiles to many of the...

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Call of Nature Leads to Arrest in Subway

May 10, 15 Call of Nature Leads to Arrest in Subway

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Lixence Exavier, 28, was just minding his own business at the Franklin Avenue Station in Brooklyn when he had a sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate. If only he remembered that he was also illegally carrying a .45 caliber Smith and Wesson M&P handgun and nine hollow point bullets, (oops) perhaps he would have held it in a...

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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

Posted by in All, Art

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 Betting on China as a New and Huge Trade Partner

May 03, 15 Brooklyn Betting on China as a New and Huge Trade Partner

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Chinese investors are the force behind Pacific Park, the uber-development which Brooklynites from way back refer to as the Atlantic Yards. In December the country’s largest state-owned property developers broke ground there on a mixed-income housing project. Brooklyn businessmen would not only like to see more Chinese money...

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