News and Stories from Boerum Hill

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border last weekend became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago, in the Under 12 division.
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Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border, became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago last weekend, in the Under 12 division.

Premiere of A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations
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The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra premieres “A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations,” a short film directed and produced by musician and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Susan Abdulezer, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn as a fundraiser for the organization.

Great American Eclipse wins viewers' vote as top image of 2017
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The top three images of 2017 were picked by our viewers. The results are in.......

Mikaela Shiffrin rules
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Weeks before the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shiffrin scored a first-place finish so commanding, so seemingly effortless on the unforgivingly icy slope in the FIS World CACup slalom races in Killington, she brought the hometown crowd to deafening cheers.

Victoria Rebensburg of Germany
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The FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom race at Killington ended in light rain and tears for the local crowd as the US' Mikaela Shiffrin finished second behind Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany.

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

The large crane pulled into the Fourt Street Basin of the Gowanus Canal in late Otober 2017 and is a part of the Dredging and Capping Pilot Study to rebuild the bulkheads along the canal with metal prior to the dredging of the canal.

Brooklyn Literary Prize
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Each year the Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with the Brooklyn Literary Prize given in the fall. This year's shortlist includes a novel, a book-length poem, a collection of short stories, and three works of nonfiction.

The Great American Eclipse with Jupiter
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What an amazing experience in North Carolina with my entire family watching the hole-in-the-sky on a perfect day in the perfect location.

Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Looking for summer reading? Check out the long list for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. Each year the Brooklyn Public Library recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with a prize given in the fall.

Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author, opens Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill, bringing independant book selling back to South Brooklyn.
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Emma Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Modern Lovers, The Vacationers and Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married - and now the proprietor of Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill.

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