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Day: <span>August 23, 2012</span>

Brownsville Heritage House’s Jazz House Band Rocks Crowd

By Mary Alice Miller Bopping heads and tapping feet filled the audience last Saturday at Brownsville Heritage House. Word on the Street – the house band – entertained the young and not so young with an afternoon of jazz. “It was beautiful. I have been coming ever since they started having this concert,” said Ms. […]readmore

Calendar 8/23/12

TODAY! Thurs., Aug 23rd 5pm – 6pm: The Rock Shop: Park Slope, 249 4th Avenue (bet. Carroll & President Sts). The Brooklyn Book Festival, supported by AT&T, is hosting a press meet-up and Happy Hour to celebrate the release of this year’s schedule of Bookend Events. RSVP TO mzustovich@brooklynbp.nyc.gov, 718-802-3832 by noon on Thurs., Aug […]readmore

Sports: World Series Bound?

By Eddie Castro There is just a month and a half left in the baseball season, and the division races in the American and National leagues are heating up. As expected, the Yankees are right in the middle of things in the American League. With a five-game lead in the AL East, the Yankees must […]readmore

Shakespeare Comes to Bed-Stuy

The Brooklyn Summer Shakespeare-ience, a cultural organization founded this year by the wife and husband team of Tracy and Darrin Person, brought a talented ensemble to the Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center’s Eubie Blake indoor amphitheater last weekend, where they performed a free presentation of William Shakespeare’s timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. Standing from […]readmore

Pro charter school group backs Romney big time

New report shows StudentsFirst NY contributed over $2 million to defeat Obama By Nico Simino A new report released this month shows that the pro-charter school group, StudentsFirst NY, is not only backing Mitt Romney for president, but that the group also contributes more campaign funds towards Republicans candidates than Democratic ones. The report, done […]readmore