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In one of the highlights of the Battle of Brooklyn events, The Green-Wood Cemetery holds tours, ceremonies, reenactments with Redcoats and Patriots, horses, cannon fire and parades. Eagle photo by Andy Katz

Battle of Brooklyn 2019: What to do, where to go

August 15 | Mary Frost

The 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn — the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War to take place after the U.S. declared its independence in 1776 — is coming up on Tuesday, Aug. 27. More than a dozen events to commemorate the epic battle will be taking place in Brooklyn from Aug. 15 […]

This is a detail from “Bird Brain” by Jeanne Tremel, which is included in Ground Floor Gallery’s “Priority Mail: Our 2019 Mail Art Biennial.” Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

The Park Slope art show with snail mail submissions

July 31 | Lore Croghan

A Park Slope gallery owner is using an old-fashioned means of gathering works for a new art show: snail mail. Through Aug. 6, Krista Scenna is accepting submissions to a Ground Floor Gallery exhibition called “Priority Mail: Our 2019 Mail Art Biennial.” She’s expecting to receive artworks from Chicago, Block Island, Montreal and Brazil for […]

Bomb threat at de Blasio’s YMCA deemed unfounded

July 24 | Noah Goldberg

An emotionally disturbed woman hates Mayor Bill de Blasio so much that she called his YMCA on Wednesday with racist threats to blow up the gym — and a bunch of other YMCAs around the city, according to police and news reports. All the threats were unfounded, cops said, and the NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit […]

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