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0 Today: St. Peter Catholic Academy Students Organize Thanksgiving Food Drive & Prayer Service

The students of Saint Peter Catholic Academy (8401 23rd Avenue) will host a special Thanksgiving prayer service today at 11am – and they are inviting all southwest Brooklyn parishioners. The service, which will take place at Saint Mary, Mother of Jesus Parish (2326 84th Street), concludes two weeks of Thanksgiving-themed events at the Academy, including a school-wide food drive…


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0 Tomorrow: Community Board 11 Will Hold Monthly Meeting

Community Board 11 will hold its next meeting tomorrow, November 20 at 7:30pm at the Bensonhurst Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 1740 84th Street. The Board serves as a local conduit to the government of New York City, representing neighbors’ needs and concerns. If you have a problem with a city agency or quality of life…


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2 The Verrazano Is Turning 50! Here Are Three Ways To Celebrate

I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 on Friday, and there are anniversary parties happening all over the Brooklyn and Staten Island all week. For many of us in southwest Brooklyn, the bridge is a fixture our lives. It is a landmark, a major commuting artery, a photographer’s…


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0 Donate A Coat At These New York Cares Collection Sites

The 26th annual New York Cares Coat Drive kicks off today and runs through December 31. There are more than 280 locations around New York City where you can drop off a clean, gently used coat to help neighbors in need — let’s warm our city up! Here’s where you can donate locally: NYPD 66th Precinct (5822 16th…



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0 Tonight: NY Rising Meeting For Marine Park, Mill Basin

Neighbors in Mill Basin, Mill Island, Marine Park, Bergen Beach, and Georgetown are invited to a public meeting tonight, Wednesday, November 12, to hear the latest from the state-sponsored NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program and provide input on projects proposed for funding, designed to meet the community’s recovery needs. This program aims to leverage local knowledge…



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0 Get A Deal At A Local Gym During Brooklyn Health & Fitness Week

The Brooklyn Chamber’s week-long wellness initiative is underway, and there’s still time to take advantage of a deal at a local gym. Through November 16, you’ll have the chance to check out a number of fitness spaces across Brooklyn, and by mentioning “BK Fit” at participating venues, you can get a sweet discount to kick-start…


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0 Check Out These Southern Brooklyn Artists At The Brooklyn Museum’s American Fine Craft Show This Month

Two weeks from now, the American Fine Craft Show will hit the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway between Washington and Underhill Avenues) for the second year–and with it, handmade pieces from 90 US artists, including talented neighbors from Brighton Beach and beyond. From 12-6pm on Saturday, November 22 and 11am-6pm on Sunday, November 23, attendees…


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0 Councilman Treyger Invites You To Adopt A Pet This Sunday

Councilman Mark Treyger will be displaying his soft and fuzzy side this weekend. The proud owner of two rescued Yorkies, Treyger is partnering with Sean Casey Animal Rescue, a no-kill shelter with locations in Kensington and Sunset Park, to hold a pet adoption event on Sunday, November 9 from noon to 5pm, outside his district office at 2015 Stillwell…


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