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Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri returns for its 33rd year on April 26 and 27, 2014 featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri—popularly considered NYC’s rite of spring and the largest event

Good Friday Procession from Sacred Hearts - St. Stephen Church through the streets of Carroll Gardens
Carroll Gardens

If you have never seen the Good Friday Procession from Sacred Hearts - St. Stephen Church through the streets of Carroll Gardens, you have missed an amazing piece of Brooklyn's history.

Celebrate Fifth Avenue's acclaimed destination restaurants and legendary watering holes on Wednesday, April 9th, from 6:30 - 9:30pm at The Grand Prospect Hall AND support the Old Stone House & Washington Park
Park Slope

Taste of Fifth Avenue Tickets: $45 in advance available at

Judy Chicago, A Butterfly for Pomona, 2012. © Judy Chicago Photo © Donald Woodman
Park Slope

Presented in Prospect Park April 26 by the Brooklyn Museum and the Prospect Park Alliance

Brooklyn Bridge Park is recruiting 2014 volunteers
Brooklyn Heights

Volunteers assist all over Brooklyn Bridge Park and are critical to the success of the park and its programs.

Red Hook Crit 7 brings World-Class Cyclists and Runners to Red Hook
Red Hook

What is the Red Hook Crit? I had never heard of it and I thought I knew everything happening around Red Hook. Now that I have read about it, I can't wait to go see this event!

Columbia Street is one of the few areas in South Brooklyn that still maintains a feel of the 20th century with flowering trees lining the street.
Cobble Hill

The South Brooklyn Network first published the piece below in 2008. Since that time much has changed.

In Pursuit of Freedom is a multifaceted public history initiative that explores the everyday heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement in collaboration by the Brooklyn Historical Society, Weeksville Heritage Center & Irondale Ensemble.
Brooklyn Heights

In Pursuit of Freedom is a multifaceted public history initiative that explores the everyday heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement.

Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties at the Brooklyn Museum
Park Slope

In observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Brooklyn Museum debuts Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties.

BRIC House Fireworks Open Call 2014 / Summer Residency 2014 featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
Park Slope

BRIC is pleased to announce the open call for proposals for BRIC House Fireworks and their first visual artist residency program, a major commissioning and residency opportunity for teams of artists and media makers w

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