Friday, May 29, 2009



The Brooklyn Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is hosting open house rehearsals at 7:45 p.m., June 22. Comment

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Kings Courier

Yeshiva of crown heights holds torah fair

Students displayed their knowledge of all things Jewish during a Torah fair at the Yeshiva of Crown Heights. Comment

P.S. 198 holds gala arts festival

Pint−sized Rembrandts and Michealangelos commanded the spotlight and shared their wondrous works with an admiring audience during an arts festival at Public School 198. Comment

Russian cultural celebrations

As part of the monthlong Seventh Annual Russian Heritage Festival, June 1−30, the Russian American Foundation is holding two community events at Asser Levy Seaside Park, Ocean Parkway & Seabreeze Avenue, in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn Comment

Asian Pacific Heritage Fest

State Senator Marty Golden will hosting his Sixth Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival, May 31 from 12−5 p.m. at Leif Ericson Park, Seventh Avenue and 67th Street, and is inviting the community to join in this special event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage. Comment

Flatbush Avenue Street fair coming

The Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District Street Fair will be held May 31, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. along Flatbush Avenue from Parkside Avenue to Cortelyou Road. Comment

Inside peek at the new Kings Highway library

The Brooklyn Public Library’s Kings Highway branch doesn’t open until June 11 but this paper got a sneak peek at the new digs. Comment

Set sail with other animal lovers

Don’t miss the boat on this summer’s most fabulous animal rescue benefit — a luxury Mega Yacht Cruise aboard the Atlantis, departing from the North Cove Marina at the World Financial Center, June 4. Comment

Sunset Psychedelic on Pier 5

Get psyched for Sunset Psychedelic on Pier 5, Furman and Joralemon streets in the future Brooklyn Bridge Park, from 6−9 p.m., June 4. Come celebrate the beginning of park construction and help kick−off a summer of fun on the waterfront. Comment

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Brooklyn Courier

Neighborhood life is grand in Willowtown

Good cheer, neighborliness and a nudge to the social conscience set the tone for an afternoon of simple pleasures in Willowtown where mom, dad and the kids joined festive forces with visitors to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the handsome, history−steeped red brick community in Brooklyn Heights with a special salute to its visionary – affordable housing pioneer Alfred Tredway White [1846−1921]. Comment

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