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HAPPY 2016 from The South Brooklyn Network!

2015 was a great year in Brooklyn.

The South Brooklyn Network is proud to launch its ETSY Store featuring the artwork of Mark D Phillips.
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The South Brooklyn Network is proud to launch its ETSY Store featuring the artwork of Mark D Phillips.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its iconic Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, with a special installation of Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden from September 8–December 13, 2015.
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its iconic Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, with a special installation of Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden from September 8–Decem

John Turturro lends his support to Green-Wood and is honored with the DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence during the Green-Wood Historic Fund Gala on September 16. ©Mark D Phillips
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As Green-Wood reinvents itself from its primary service as a cemetery, last night's Green-Wood Historic Fund Gala brought out just how much the location has evolved.

On Wednesday, September 16, Green-Wood presents the 2015 De Witt Clinton Award for Excellence to Malcolm MacKay and John Turturro. The emcee for the evening will be author and radio host, Kurt Andersen.
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Each September, the Green-Wood Historic Fund presents its De Witt Clinton Award for Excellence in the arts, literature, preservation and historic research.

From August 22 to 30, 2015,  a week of events and activities commemorating the 238th anniversary of America's drive for independence as BATTLE WEEK returns to historic sites around Brooklyn.
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From August 22 to 30, 2015,  a week of events and activities commemorating the 238th anniversary of America's drive for independence as BATTLE WEEK returns to historic sites around Brooklyn.

Akim Funk Buddha's Urban Tea Ceremony at Sakura Matsuri in Brooklyn ©Mark D Phillips
Park Slope

UPDATED: Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri—popularly considered New York City’s rite of spring and the largest annual event in a U.S.

Starting this weekend, Lakeside roller skating season is officially open at the Lefrak Center in Prospect Park.
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Starting this weekend just in time for Easter and Passover, Lakeside roller skating season is officially open at the Lefrak Center in Prospect Park.

Brooklyn Public Library and the Museum of Science Fiction team up to present screenwriter Morgan Gendel, author of the Hugo Award-winning episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, “The Inner Light" on April 21 at 7pm.
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Brooklyn Public Library and the Museum of Science Fiction team up to present screenwriter Morgan Gendel, author of the Hugo Award-winning episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, “The Inner Light" on April 21 at 7pm

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015 with locations throughout Brooklyn.
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This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015.

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EARTH POTENTIAL is an exhibition of new works by artist Katja Novitskova.

Sometimes an exhibit just captures your imagination and makes you think and ponder the universe. The fact that it is right outside of New York City Hall in one of the few public park spaces in a sea of concrete makes it even a little more special.