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Events Battle of Brooklyn Battle Pass
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It’s going to be a busy weekend in the area if you like art, comedy, or local history! There are a couple of exhibition openings, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival is underway, and as for honoring the Battle of Brooklyn, think walking tours with or without beer. Details on those events and more below. Looking for
Events 5th avenue summer strolls
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Tons of neighbors and visitors were out on 5th Avenue between Dean and Sterling this past Friday for one of the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID’s Summer Strolls, where the street is shut down to vehicular traffic and games, food, entertainment, and more take over. This year, South Brooklyn Shakespeare brought Romeo & Juliet to the street, as
Events Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra via Size Matters
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From a 17-piece orchestra playing a couple sets, to a figure drawing session, to a walking tour of important sites from the Battle of Brooklyn, there are a lot of interesting things to do in the neighborhood this week. Details on those events and more: Size Matters: Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra When: Monday, August 18, 8:30pm
Events Gulten Free Takedown
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Calling all chefs! It’s time to test your cooking chops when you leave out the gluten. The first ever Gluten-Free Takedown is coming up on Sunday, August 24 from 2-4pm at The Bell House (149 7th Street), and they’re looking for a few good home cooks to participate. Anyone who enters a gluten-free dish will be
Events (crop) Ed Pisjor Flyer via Bergen Street Comics
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It’s looking like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend, and there are a ton of events to enjoy outside in the lovely weather — from an artist painting dozens of pieces at once at Grand Army Plaza, to a giant block party featuring a free performance of Romeo & Juliet, to a movie screening
Events Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage via Murakami on FB
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We’re back to the daily grind on a Monday, but there’s no need to let it get you down when there’s so much going on in the neighborhood to enjoy outside of work! From a karaoke celebration of a book release, to a talk about poison, to awkward stories about science, and more, there’s a
Events summer-stroll
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This is a paid announcement from the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the Sheepshead Bay Merchants Association: The first ever Sheepshead Summer Stroll drew thousands on June 1, and now it’s coming back for a second time in 2014. The community-wide block party will see Sheepshead Bay Road packed with games, giveaways, live entertainment and food from
Events (crop) St Vincent via FB
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It’s hard to believe this is the last weekend of Celebrate Brooklyn — but you can enjoy a show in the park every night through Saturday to make the most of it! Other fun events this weekend include an Opera on Tap performance, bingo, a taste of local history, and more. Looking for more family-friendly
Events punderdome1
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No need to wait until the weekend for some fun — with events from a Moth StorysSlam to the National Night Out Against Crime, and from a canning workshop to Harry Potter trivia, there’s plenty to check out this week. Details on those events and more: Shape Up NYC: Couch To 5k When: Monday, August 4,
Events Jimmy Bosch y Su Estrellas via Celebrate Brooklyn on FB
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We’ve got a weekend packed with fun (and a lot of free) events in the neighborhood, from a chance to dance to Latin rhythms at Celebrate Brooklyn, to a gathering of Harry Potter fanatics, to a vegan balls cook-off. Details on those and more below. Looking for more family-friendly things to do? Check out our roundup
Events Vegan Chocolate Truffles by Emilie Hardman on Flickr
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Do you cook up some mean balls? And vegan ones, at that? Then there’s a cooking competition coming up this weekend that you should enter, because there’s a chance of winning some cold, hard cash. The NYC Vegan Cook-Off: Best Balls Competition from the skint will take place on Sunday, August 3 at 2pm at
Events How I Learned Series via FB
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It’s a gorgeous night for a jog, and there’s help if you’re not a runner! From that Couch to 5k program in the park, to Arrested Development trivia, to a storytelling series about how people have learned to live in New York, there’s a lot of fun stuff to do in the area this week.
Events National Night Out with 78th Precinct via Park Slope Fifth Ave BID
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Get to know our local officers when the 78th Precinct hosts their 2014 National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 5 at Grand Army Plaza from 5-8pm. Developed in 1984, National Night Out began as an effort to “promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know
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