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Earth Day And Taco Showdown | Brooklyn Weekend Events - Patch.com

April 19, 2018 - 2:45pm

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Earth Day And Taco Showdown | Brooklyn Weekend Events
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BROOKLYN, NY — This week you can celebrate Earth Day around Brooklyn, find out who makes the best tacos or catch a show of only dad jokes. Here's Patch's roundup of events happening around Brooklyn. 'Dazed & Confused' Film Screening. Neighborhood ...

Street Art Takes Over the Walls of Underhill Ave in Prospect Heights - Brooklyn Reader

April 19, 2018 - 2:43pm

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Street Art Takes Over the Walls of Underhill Ave in Prospect Heights
Brooklyn Reader
On Saturday, art curator Jeff Beler was back in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Prospect Heights for the sixth installment of his bi-annual, day-long painting event called “Underhill Walls,” in which some of the most celebrated muralists across the Tri ...

$100K Income Needed For 'Affordable' Prospect Lefferts Apartments - Patch.com

April 19, 2018 - 10:08am

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$100K Income Needed For 'Affordable' Prospect Lefferts Apartments
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PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, BROOKLYN — All it takes to snag an affordable apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is a $100,000 annual income, city records show. A handful of affordable apartments at 212 Linden Boulevard are up for grabs on the NYC ...

The Insider: London-Bred Designer Gives Classic Prospect Heights Brownstone a Dose of British Chic - Brownstoner

April 19, 2018 - 9:14am

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The Insider: London-Bred Designer Gives Classic Prospect Heights Brownstone a Dose of British Chic
Brownstoner
Ask interior designer Louisa G. Roeder to describe her style, and she'll probably reel off something like “Eclectic, layered, high-low, from family heirlooms to West Elm.” In sum: “Anything goes, as long as I like it.” Decorating Victorian row houses ...

Flatbush Zombies Aren't Who You Think They Are - Stereogum

April 18, 2018 - 11:43am

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Flatbush Zombies Aren't Who You Think They Are
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The trio has had to fight the dismissive “drug-rap” label throughout its career, regardless of whether there are actual drug references in their songs. Another category they've been lumped into that they've never quite understood is the 2011-14 New ...

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The Absolute Best Restaurants in Prospect Heights - Grub Street

April 18, 2018 - 11:05am

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The Absolute Best Restaurants in Prospect Heights
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In recent years, the dining scene in Prospect Heights has emerged as one of the city's most enviable, a mix of high-end and highly affordable, of resolutely modern and old-school. The range is impressive, from great jerk chicken and shrimp tacos to ...

New York Today: A Look Back at a Grittier City - New York Times

April 18, 2018 - 6:00am

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New York Today: A Look Back at a Grittier City
New York Times
Good morning on this, like, raw-to-righteous Wednesday. New York City was sexier, edgier and more vibrant back in its bad old days. At least that's what everyone who lived here before us says. But when longtime residents wax poetic about that ...

DUMBO Remains Priciest Neighborhood In Brooklyn - BKLYNER

April 17, 2018 - 4:48pm

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DUMBO Remains Priciest Neighborhood In Brooklyn
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DUMBO is the only Brooklyn neighborhood to crack the list's top ten—in at #5 with a median sale price of $1.97M and 15 transactions in Q1 of 2018, a 13% year-over-year decrease for the posh nabe. Greenpoint made a strong showing, climbing up 39 spots ...

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Cherry Blossom Festival: Here's Your Guide To Sakura Matsuri 2018 - Patch.com

April 17, 2018 - 9:18am

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Cherry Blossom Festival: Here's Your Guide To Sakura Matsuri 2018
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PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, BROOKLYN — As cherry blossom season blooms the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is preparing for Sakura Matsuri, the annual festival that celebrates Japanese culture and budding pink flowers. The two-day festival is slated for the ...

32 Black-Owned Coffee Shops In Brooklyn – Updated - BKLYNER

April 17, 2018 - 5:22am

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32 Black-Owned Coffee Shops In Brooklyn – Updated
BKLYNER
Bittersweet and Sit & Wonder– Bittersweet -180 Dekalb Ave, between Carlton and Washington Park, Fort Greene. Sit & Wonder – 688 Washington Ave, between St Marks and Prospect Place, Prospect Heights. Same owners. BKLYN Blend – 194 Tompkins Ave, Bed-Stuy ...

Don't Call 911, Group Protesting Cop Shooting Urges Brooklynites - Patch.com

April 16, 2018 - 3:47pm

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Don't Call 911, Group Protesting Cop Shooting Urges Brooklynites
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BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Local activists want you to stop calling 911 and call them instead. When friends and neighbors rallied earlier this month to honor the memory of Saheed Vassell — the bipolar man shot dead by police officers who mistakenly ...

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Students From Two Brooklyn Schools Will Have Artwork Exhibited In Group Show At The Guggenheim - BKLYNER

April 16, 2018 - 1:49pm

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Students From Two Brooklyn Schools Will Have Artwork Exhibited In Group Show At The Guggenheim
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Students from PS 8 (The Robert Fulton School, 37 Hicks Street) in Brooklyn Heights and PS 9 (Teunis G. Bergen School, 80 Underhill Avenue) in Prospect Heights will have their art exhibited as part of the Guggenheim Museum's A Year With Children 2018 ...

Famed Gay-Rights Lawyer Sets Himself Afire To Protest Environment - Patch.com

April 15, 2018 - 11:08am

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Famed Gay-Rights Lawyer Sets Himself Afire To Protest Environment
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PROSPECT PARK, NY — David Buckel, a nationally known activist for gay rights and environmental preservation, doused himself with gasoline and set himself afire Saturday in a wide-open section of Prospect Park West, dying in a "protest suicide" to draw ...

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