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Monday, June 27, 2011

Hello, Norma Jeane! Marilyn Monroe gets 14-film retrospective at BAM

Cinema: Marilyn Monroe is finally getting the big-screen bash she deserves. Comment.

Marilyn Monroe’s sexy six

Cinema: The Brooklyn Academy of Music Marily Monroe retrospective features 14 films that explore the varied career of the ultimate blonde bombshell. Here’s a look at Norma Jean’s “sexy six” — and what makes them so scintillating. Comment.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Bugging out! Miss Bugs has first American show

Art: It’s quite a coup for Bed-Stuy’s Brooklynite Gallery. Comments (1).

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Navy Yard supermarket moves ahead

Fort Greene: The crumbling Admirals Row will finally be transformed into a giant supermarket and retail and industrial space under the latest redevelopment plan unveiled by the Brooklyn Navy Yard this week. Comments (1).

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Town Hall meeting to save Fort Greene Park

Fort Greene: In this park, the soccer field is a dust bowl, the tennis courts are cracked, and portable toilets have long replaced the broken bathrooms. But the Fort Greene Park Conservancy wants to find an answer — this Thursday! Comment.

Gunpoint mugging on St. James Place

Fort Greene: “Give me your phone or I will shoot you,” he said. Plus all the other crime reports from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (3).

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Nets start planting roots in Brooklyn (we mean that literally)

Atlantic Yards: The team promises to plant 300 trees in the area around the controversial Barclays Center. Comments (9).