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3 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper
The museum is in: Brooklyn Museum director Arnold Lehman is stepping down from his post next year. He'll have spent 18 years at the helm.
7 hrs ago | Jeremiah's Vanishing New York
Today is the " Brooklyn Real Estate Summit ." In case you thought there was still such a thing as gentrification, that quaint little old process in which middle-class folks buy empty townhouses to fix up and inhabit, well, here's a bit of what hyper-gentrification looks like : "This year's event focuses on the theme of how Brooklyn's developments will shape the borough into a place to live, work and play.
8 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock
American Idol is bringing back a former contestant to serve as a guest judge during auditions, while Keith Urban steps away due to the death of wife Nicole Kidman 's father. The show has announced that season-eight runner-up Adam Lambert will join Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. this week during auditions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
11 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock
Elton John has set an on-sale date for tickets to his New Year's Eve concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, which was first announced back in April. Tickets become available to the general public on Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster and BarclaysCenter.com.
State corrections officials unveiled plans for a new borough-wide parole reporting center in Brooklyn on Monday, but they're not sitting well with some residents. When a new parolee reporting center opens in January, some 5,000 parolees across Brooklyn will have to report there as part of their prison release requirements.
Top school officials dispatched an experienced administrator to help out a struggling Brooklyn high school - only to see the principal describe the helper as a "moron," sources told The Post. Automotive HS Principal Caterina Lafergola questioned the experience of administrator Joshua Good in a private meeting with staff a day after he visited to introduce himself on Sept.
Located at 15 Second Ave. in an industrial part of Gowanus, the building, which is currently under construction, is expected to be completed by next month. It is unclear when the parole office will move in.
Responding to parents' fears that enterovirus D-68 has spread to Brooklyn, the New York City Health Department said on Monday that there are no confirmed cases of the respiratory virus in the city. Parents in Borough Park panicked when they heard over the weekend that one or more children were seriously ill with the same respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of kids in the Midwest to the hospital.
Exciting news for both locavores and design junkies : Good Thing , a Brooklyn-based indie manufacturer, will debut their minimalist products at the Kikkerland shop for the very first time, starting with a launch party tomorrow evening . Lest you equate "locally produced" with "really expensive," Good Thing, founded this year, makes generally affordable goods , as all are super simple to produce and crafted by young New York designers.
Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings - and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the replacement of "temporary" boilers at more than 30 schools, are part of the more than $700 million in repairs needed for schools across the five boroughs that were damaged during the October 2012 storm.
New Brooklyn Bar Association President Rebecca Woodland scored many "hits" at her recent installation inside the packed ceremonial courtroom at Borough Hall. Officially sworn in by Appellate Justice Cheryl Chambers, she hit just the right tone and showed a degree of tact and humility, which might account for the excellent commentary she regularly offers as a television legal expert.
Just released Sept. 9, "Lovely, Dark, Deep" is the latest collection by literary great Joyce Carol Oates, who will speak about her book at the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sept.
A mezuzah hangs on the doorframe of a certain three-story gray building in Midwood, a heavily Orthodox section of Brooklyn. The structure is neither a synagogue, nor a traditional Jewish center.
This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a wooden horse from an amusment park carousel built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Come and get it!: This feeding station dispenses vaccine-laced treats. Raccoons and other rodents can just reach in the bottom and pull out a pellet, wildlife experts say.
Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery announces IN MEDIAS RES, the second solo exhibition of Brooklyn based artist Jose Parla. The exhibition features new paintings, sculptures and a large-scale mural installation.
The parks department and the Prospect Park Alliance have appointed a new head to the Alliance, the private group which manages the park. The new head honcho, Park Sloper Sue Donoghue, is coming to the position from a city job managing green spaces and said she is excited to work closer to home.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:44 am
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