Brooklyn Today: March 20, 2012

March 20, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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Good morning. Today is the 80th day of the year. It is the birth anniversary (1828) of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. Among his best-known plays are Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabbler.

Well-known people who were born today include Brooklyn-raised director Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing, She’s Gotta Have It, Malcolm X), jazz pianist Marian McPartland, Hall of Fame hockey player Bobby Orr,  actor Hal Linden (“Barney Miller”), and actor Carl Reiner (“The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “Your Show of Shows”).

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Tonight at 7 p.m. at the Hopkins Center, 155 Dean St., the 84th Precinct Community Council will hold its next scheduled monthly meeting. The meeting will feature a presentation by the NYPD Gang Unit. …

Today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the Cardinal Trade Group will host Trade Brooklyn, a trade show for Brooklyn-based businesses, professionals and the public. Attendees can go to free business seminars, network and connect with more than 175 exhibitors.

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