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Brooklyn Cathedral Club celebrates 123rd anniversary

The elite Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, which was founded in 1900, held its 123rd Anniversary Dinner at the El Caribe…


Trailer for mob drama’s new season now online

Fans of “Gravesend” can get a taste of what’s to come before the show returns this spring. A trailer for…

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Firefighter Anthony Mauro dies after cancer battle

Bay Ridge Firefighter Anthony Mauro died Jan. 27 at age 34. Mauro was stationed at FDNY Engine 241/Ladder 109 on…

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NYPD investigating shooting in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

By: CBS New YorkTitle: NYPD investigating shooting in Prospect Lefferts GardensSourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfKsSuB6gPY Did you miss our previous article… https://brooklynjim.com/91-1-2-classon-ave-brooklyn-ny-walt-whitman-residence-1856-1859-2/

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91 1/2 Classon Ave, Brooklyn NY – Walt Whitman Residence (1856-1859)

By: mirinycctTitle: 91 1/2 Classon Ave, Brooklyn NY – Walt Whitman Residence (1856-1859)Sourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLZKpleFEmo

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Brooklyn dance and live music in Park Slope

By: Roser GoulaTitle: Brooklyn dance and live music in Park SlopeSourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_eM9FqIcSA Did you miss our previous article… https://brooklynjim.com/amputee-hits-runway-for-a-good-cause-2/

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Amputee hits runway for a good cause

A Bensonhurst man is inspiring young amputees. Patrick Filosa, 34, participated in Show Your Shine, a red carpet runway event…

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DJ Tony Torres at Prospect Park Zoo Brooklyn NY 2020

By: DJ Tony TorresTitle: DJ Tony Torres at Prospect Park Zoo Brooklyn NY 2020Sourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5K_it10NX4 Did you miss our…

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Cub Scouts hold annual Pinewood Derby race

Cub Scout Pack 313 held its annual Pinewood Derby championship Jan. 21 at Bay Ridge Catholic Academy. More than 60…

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B.Q.E. The Way You Do The Things You Do

By: Benjamin MartinezTitle: B.Q.E. The Way You Do The Things You DoSourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4h3mT9tSxc

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Guarinello re-elected as citizens panel’s ‘top gun’

At its recent annual meeting, Fort Hamilton’s Citizens Action Committee unanimously re-elected Bill Guarinello to another term as president. Guarinello…

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The Brooklyn Paramount: Stage and Screen

By: vaudeville7Title: The Brooklyn Paramount: Stage and ScreenSourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=LG7aKQJSIls Did you miss our previous article… https://brooklynjim.com/the-vital-role-impact-of-district-leaders-celebrating-lori-citron-knipel-for-30-years-as-district-leader-pioneer-policy-maker-2/

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The vital role & impact of district leaders: Celebrating Lori Citron Knipel for 30 years as district leader, pioneer policy maker

From brooklyneagle.com Mayor Adams, County Leaders Honor A Prominent Trailblazer’s Advocacy Special From IN PUBLIC SERVICE A lifelong Flatbush native,…

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Polar Bear Club takes annual plunge

From brooklyneagle.com Relatively tropical temperatures drew a larger crowd than usual to the annual Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island,…


Scandinavian museum’s Bob Carlson dies at 83

Bob Carlson, a member of the Scandinavian East Coast Museum, died Jan. 2 at age 83. Carlson was a familiar…


Grand Army Plaza set to celebrate new year

The New Year’s Eve fireworks celebration at Prospect Park’s Grand Army Plaza is back for the first time since 2019….

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Revisiting ‘The Brooklyn Follies’

This story is part of our “Brooklyn Classics” series, about well-known and underappreciated books set in the borough. “I was…

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Revisiting ‘Brown Girl, Brownstones’

Photo: Meredith Craig de Pietro This story is part of our “Brooklyn Classics” series, about well-known and underappreciated books set…

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On the Avenue: Ben-Bay Kiwanis Club salutes its ‘Holiday Heroes’

Let’s hear it for our holiday heroes! Several members of the Kiwanis Club of Bensonhurst & Bay Ridge were recognized…

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Pantry’s presents make kids smile

Reaching-Out Community Services held its 17th annual “Operation Christmas Smiles” event Dec. 17. Santa Claus and Mickey Mouse were among…

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Chamber of Commerce winter gala shows strength

From brooklyneagle.com Over 550 people attended the El Caribe Country Club Winter Gala for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce last…

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Republicans celebrate big year at holiday party

The Brooklyn GOP had a grand old holiday party at the Bay Ridge Manor Dec. 14. Republicans had plenty to…

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St. Patrick’s hosts Christmas Spectacular

Bay Ridge’s St. Patrick’s Church and its Catholic Academy held a glorious Yuletide celebration Dec. 13. It started with a concert…

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Guild rocks Owl’s Head tree lighting

A big crowd gathered Dec. 7 for the annual tree lighting in Owl’s Head Park. Visitors enjoyed snacks, hot chocolate,…

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First night of Hanukkah celebrated on Neptune Avenue 

The Warbasse Jewish Heritage Congregation celebrated the first night of Hanukkah and lit the menorah on Neptune Avenue and West…

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Chamber of Commerce El Caribe Country Club Winter Gala shows BK’s economic chutzpah

From brooklyneagle.com Over 550 people attended the El Caribe Country Club Winter Gala for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce last…

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On the Avenue: B’klyn vols help bring Little North Pole to life

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — especially at the home of well-known lawyer and community activist Joseph…

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Cops seize weed in smoke shop raid

The city Sheriff’s Office, the NYPD and other agencies raided a Bay Ridge smoke shop Nov. 16. Officers entered Big…

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Fort Hamilton hosts veterans at NIA breakfast

To commemorate Veterans Week, the NIA Community Services Network of Brooklyn recently held its Veterans Appreciation Breakfast in the main…

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Last call: A delicious Jewish Christmas, 10 best bites of 2022, and goodbye, Pig Beach

Mile End’s traditional Jewish Christmas Chinese feast is back! Photo: Emily Iaquinta No matter which holiday you celebrate, it’s a…

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Community leader Joanne Seminara remembered as a ‘trailblazer’

Civic and political leader Joanne Lehu Seminara died Dec. 15 at age 66. The lifelong Bay Ridge resident served on…

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On the Avenue: Holiday spirit is strong on Third Avenue

Santa Claus came to town! The Winter Sidewalk Stroll on 3rd organized by members of the Merchants of Third Avenue…

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NYC reveals preliminary designs for BQE rehab

From brooklyneagle.com The NYC Department of Transportation unveiled its first draft of design possibilities for the re- construction of the…


Happy 169th birthday to Bay Ridge!

Prior to 1853, this section of Kings County, then part of the old Town of New Utrecht, was known as…

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‘Operation Gobbler Giving’ keeps the good going

Reaching-Out Community Services held its annual Thanksgiving “Operation Gobbler Giving” event Nov. 21. Founder Tom Neve said despite an increased…

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Cathedral Club holds memorial service

The Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, the primary lay organization for the Brooklyn Catholic Diocese, held its annual memorial Mass on…

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December Culture Calendar: 10 events, films and shows to conjure the holiday spirit 

Bloom by TILT, part of Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Photo by Liz Ligon. As everyone discusses where to run…

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AP: 8 Hurt In Blaze That Could Be Seen From ‘All Over the City’

Frombrooklyneagle.com Associated Press, with additional material by Brooklyn Eagle Eight people suffered minor injuries Tuesday in a fire at a…

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Remembrance held for traffic victims

A march was held in Sunset Park Nov. 20 for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The event…

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Republicans rally behind Chang as Dems and Abbate still challenge residency and petitions

Assemblymember-elect Lester Chang and supporters gathered Saturday in Sunset Park to reaffirm that he is a Brooklyn resident and to…

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Dead man outside church had knife in chest

A 38-year-old man was found dead with a knife in his chest outside the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual…

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Firefighters’ union thanks florists who went extra mile

The Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York recently honored a Kensington flower shop for its kindness and generosity. The…

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Legendary lights shine brightly again

The start of the holiday season means the return of one of Brooklyn’s biggest attractions: the Dyker Heights Christmas lights….

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Fifth Avenue BID lights tree for 20th year

Hundreds of people braved heavy winds to watch the Sunset Park Fifth Avenue BID light its Christmas tree Dec. 1….

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On the Avenue: B’klyn groups team up to donate toys to children in need

Now this is a toy story!Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn and the Kiwanis Club of Bensonhurst & Bay Ridge are teaming…

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Anti-cop slogan seen in smoke shop window

A Bay Ridge smoke shop had neighbors fuming after it placed an anti-police slogan in its window. On Nov. 16,…

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62nd Precinct detective gets big honor

Det. Stephen Agosta of the 62nd Precinct received the Assistant Chief Patrick D. Brennan Police Officer of the Year Award…