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St. Ann's Warehouse breaks ground at the Tobacco Warehouse. Credit:Marvel Architects PLLC
DUMBO

This morning, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, St. Ann's Warehouse Founder and Artistic Director Susan Feldman, St. Ann's Warehouse Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson, St.

The Great China Skywalk by Jay Cochrane, the greatest highwire walk ever. ©Mark D Phillips
Cobble Hill

BY Mark D Phillips:
Jay Cochrane lost his battle with cancer. I have lost my friend. The world has lost a gleaming light.

Cobble Hill

For years, Cobble Hill has enjoyed (and been a little horrified by) the impaled pumpkins of Jane Greengold.

Park Slope

President Obama is scheduled to visit Pathways in Technology Early College High School, which is located two miles from Prospect Park in Crown Heights.

From Brooklyn to Cooperstown: Baseball History Ties the Two Together
Park Slope

Green-Wood Cemetery and SABR-NYC Invite You on a One-Time Only Private Tour To See Early Baseball Graves and Rare Baseball Items from Green-Wood’s Archives To Help Raise Money to Restore the Creighton Monument

2nd annual Dance on the Greenway ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook

Red Hook marked the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with a festival of site-specific dances created by five diverse choreographers whose works explored the architecture, artifacts, vistas, nooks and crannies

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.

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Beyond Brooklyn

Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"