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Brooklyn Museum, NY Aquarium are coming back!

August 21 | Raanan Geberer

As the city gradually recovers from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, two of Brooklyn’s greatest cultural and scientific institutions, well-known to borough residents and tourists alike, are gearing up to open. In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent edict that museums, bowling alleys and aquariums are now allowed to open, the Brooklyn Museum […]

Joe Ferris, Bklyn reformer, state assemblymember, ardent activist, COVID-19 victim

June 29 | Editorial Staff

Update: A funeral mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier in Park Slope on Saturday, August 15, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the Old Stone House online or at P.O. Box 150613, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Joseph Ferris, a longtime Brooklyn assemblymember who helped to […]

Band’s pandemic diversion leads to every-night gig in Prospect Park

June 29 | Kathy Willens and Emily Leshner Associated Press

What started as a way for two musicians to get out of the house during the pandemic has turned into nightly concerts at the boathouse in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park — with fans who expect them to play three to four hours a night, seven nights a week. The musicians, accustomed to playing their Haitian roots […]

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