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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The donkey in the room: Every other candidate to host political bash stinks

Prospect Heights: Brooklyn stands head and shoulders above the competition for putting on the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Here is why. Comments (8)

A head-start for late silent-film star

Cinema: A nearly forgotten silent-film star’s memory is finally being marked at Green-Wood Cemetery. Comments (1)

Pony up: Celebrate the Kentucky Derby Southern-style in Greenwood Heights

Nightlife: With mint juleps, fried green tomatoes, big hats, and... a tricycle race? Comments (2)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

It’s Brooklyn vs. Philadelphia in smackdown for political bash

Prospect Heights: Our favorite to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention is obvious, but will common sense prevail? We ask some local leaders, here and in the City of Brotherly Love, how the suitors stack up. Comments (12)

Bishop Ford faithful: Church acting out of greed in closure push

Windsor Terrace: Now with video: The closure of a beloved Windsor Terrace Catholic school will throw students for a loop for the unworthy cause of making the church a quick buck, parents, students, and alumni said at a rally in front of the place on Monday. Comments (12)

He’s the brains, sweetheart! ‘Star Wars’ trivia night coming to Park Slope

Boro of Nerds: May the fourth be with you! Comments (1)

Friday, April 25, 2014

Michelle Obama to give Botanic Garden national award

Prospect Heights: One of Brooklyn’s lushest oases is getting some national recognition with a government award presented by first lady Michelle Obama. Comments (4)

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