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Daily Archives: January 11, 2013
The Brooklyn Robot Foundry will be hosting a special all-day event on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, beginning with a short, engaging lesson on the civil rights leader and continuing with projects based on historical events. The kids will spend the morning creating robots complete with sound chips, allowing them to experiment with audio and motion. Afterwards,
The G train gets a bad rap. It’s the only major line that doesn’t go into Manhattan. It’s tiny. It’s called out for being late and unreliable. But a recent analysis by programmer Alex Barkan reveals something interesting: the train that everyone loves to hate is actually pretty decent. Barkan (of web development blog Hot Cashew) gathered up
Forth on Fourth Avenue (FOFA), a committee of the Park Slope Civic Council working towards creating a safe, multiuse, clean, and green Fourth Avenue, is opening the conversation to the community on January 23, at their Community Meeting on Fourth Avenue Traffic Issues. FOFA will provide maps and other resources to support identification of problem areas,
Some new-to-market apartments are holding open houses this weekend. Is one of them your future home? 484 Eighth Street #1A at 8th Avenue Open House: Saturday January 12, 12:30 – 2:00pm & Sunday January 13, 12:30 – 2:00 This 2-bedroom/1-bathroom condo is new on the market and holding two open houses this weekend. The sunny corner apartment
Registration is now open for the Prospect Park Track Club’s 2013 Cherry Tree 10 Miler and 3 Person Relay races. The races will be run simultaneously in the park on Sunday, February 17 starting at 10am. The relay seems like a fun one for running buddies – each leg is approximately one loop of the park, so
Brooklyn Players Community Musical Theater is holding auditions for its third annual production, Once On This Island. The one-act musical tells a tale of romance between a peasant girl on a Caribbean island and the rich city boy whose life she saves. BPCMT is looking for actors and singers of all levels to bring the parts