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The Ant by Xavier Roux at The Invisible Dog in Brooklyn on opening night January 23, 2010. ©Mark D Phillips
Boerum Hill

When the Invisible Dog first opened five years ago, the concept of an art mecca on Bergen Street was mind boggling. Bergen Street was the home of the Cheese factory, the Ironworks, and Montessori.

Construction on the Brooklyn Bridge until 2014 ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights

After 135 years, and millions of vehicles, the Brooklyn Bridge is going through one of its most thorough rebuilding projects.

Sunny Balzanno (in Red) celebrates as Sunny's Bar is reopened 10 months after Hurricane Sandy
Red Hook

Sunny's Bar has always been in Red Hook. So it seemed, until along came Sandy, almost destroying the beloved waterfront bar.

Lehigh Valley No 79: The Waterfront Museum
Red Hook

The Lehigh Valley No. 79 is going to be 100 years old! All thanks to one man.

Brooklyn Heights

The crystal blue sky today was just like 9/11. Each year as the date approaches, the September skies bring the memories back.

Boerum Hill

NY Islanders coming to Barclays Center in 2015! In another big announcement for Brooklyn, the NY Islanders are making Barclays Center their home arena beginning with the 2015 season.

The project, DUMBO Walls, is a series of eight outdoor murals
DUMBO

DUMBO, in its quest to be the art capital of New York City, began an art project on a massive scale this week.

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Beyond Brooklyn

50 years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon.

On July 20, 1969, humans walked on another world for the first time in history, achieving the goal that President John F. Kennedy had set in 1961, before Americans had even orbited the Earth.