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Brooklyn Pulp Announces Call For Contributors

The greatest challenge to writing about Brooklyn is deciding which of the countless stories happening right this moment should be covered. We bet you could help. With a borough this fascinating and complex, you may very well have a uniquely powerful story that hasn't been published yet. We're interested in hearing from you. While we do cover … Continue reading Brooklyn Pulp Announces Call For Contributors

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Brush Fire In Prospect Park Quickly Quashed By FDNY

A sterling, serene Sunday afternoon in Prospect Park was interrupted by a brush fire, with fire trucks rolling into the 150-year-old bucolic gem. So Prospect Park is on fire pic.twitter.com/XYE1ztkhru — Ashley Semrick (@HelloSemrick) April 9, 2017 A spokesperson confirmed the FDNY received a call at approximately 3:19 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Firefighters rushed … Continue reading Brush Fire In Prospect Park Quickly Quashed By FDNY

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BREAKING: Iconic Kentile Floors Sign Will Rise Above Prospect Park In Striking Community Collaborative

After a marathon 37-hour meeting which took place between the Gowanus Alliance and Prospect Park Alliance, the two organizations held a press conference this morning at The Boathouse on the Lullwater of the Lake in Prospect Park to announce their surprising collaborative. Flanked by Gowanus and Park Slope residents alike, Gowanus Alliance President Paul Basile … Continue reading BREAKING: Iconic Kentile Floors Sign Will Rise Above Prospect Park In Striking Community Collaborative

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Yr City’s A Sucker: LCD Soundsystem Ticket Sale Vendor System Crash Infuriates Fans

Daft Punk better damn well play at my house. Because thanks to the epic fail of the AXS ticket sales site today, I -- like half of New York City --  didn't even have a fighting chance to score LCD Soundsystem tickets for their five-show residency that will open the brand spankin' new Brooklyn Steel concert … Continue reading Yr City’s A Sucker: LCD Soundsystem Ticket Sale Vendor System Crash Infuriates Fans

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Amelia Robinson To Record In Front Of Live Audience At Old Stone House

Amelia Robinson is at it again. The multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter has her feet firmly planted in two worlds, creating music for adults and kids alike. Robinson is ready to showcase a series of her sparkling new songs for her forthcoming adult album, and you're invited to be in the audience. On Friday, March 31 at 7pm, … Continue reading Amelia Robinson To Record In Front Of Live Audience At Old Stone House

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BrunchCon Throws Grand Prospect Hall Under The Bus For Sunday’s Disorganized Event

What's better than slurping down mimosas on a Sunday morning at your favorite bottomless brunch watering hole? Slurping mimosas down with 2,250 others at the world-famous Grand Prospect Hall? Not so, say a slew of those who attended BrunchCon, the food and drink festival centered around one of Brooklyn’s favorite rituals, which debuted in New … Continue reading BrunchCon Throws Grand Prospect Hall Under The Bus For Sunday’s Disorganized Event

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Fire At Union Hall In Park Slope During Live Show Prompts Swift Evacuation; Reopening Date Unclear

A fire swept through Union Hall (702 Union Street near 5th Avenue) in Park Slope late Friday night, prompting a full evacuation of the venue. A live music show was just finishing at the time, however the audience was still in the space. The entire audience, staff, and performers were safely evacuated. According to a spokesperson, … Continue reading Fire At Union Hall In Park Slope During Live Show Prompts Swift Evacuation; Reopening Date Unclear

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Rabbi Rachel Timoner On Our Time Of Resistance And A ‘Great Awakening’

The sanctuary at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope was hushed. Cantor Josh Breitzer was at the bima rehearsing with two B'nei mitzvah students. Breitzer, who surely has one of the greatest voices singing in the country's synagogues today, was helping them to find their portions in the actual Torah scroll they'll be chanting from. … Continue reading Rabbi Rachel Timoner On Our Time Of Resistance And A ‘Great Awakening’

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New Indie Bookstore To Magically Appear On Smith Street This Spring

The smooth wooden shelves have been installed, bordered by warm, exposed brick walls at the mostly empty space of the forthcoming Books Are Magic! at 225 Smith Street (corner of Butler Street) in Cobble Hill. On this early Spring morning, the cool air blends with construction sounds from the inside of a future independent bookstore to create … Continue reading New Indie Bookstore To Magically Appear On Smith Street This Spring

Man Grabs Woman While Performing ‘Lewd Acts’ On Park Slope’s 14th Street, Cops Say

Cops are searching for a suspect who grabbed a woman from behind just after she was leaving her parked car on an early morning in Park Slope. According to a police spokesperson, a New Jersey woman who works at Union Market (402 7th Avenue) found a parking spot nearby on 14th Street between 6th and … Continue reading Man Grabs Woman While Performing ‘Lewd Acts’ On Park Slope’s 14th Street, Cops Say