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We have two exciting announcements from our friends at Regina Opera Company. The Dyker Heights-based opera company will be performing one completely free, fully-staged performance of Gioacchino Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” tomorrow. The opera tells the story of a clever barber who outwits a pompous doctor in order to bring two young lovers together. The performance will feature several…

Arts & Culture Lunar-New-Year-parade-photo-by-Jole-Carliner-2

Many of our neighbors braved the cold on Sunday to watch cultural performances, lion dancers, firecrackers, and more during the annual Sunset Park Lunar New Year Parade that’s hosted by the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association. Each year, the popular parade draws revelers from throughout Brooklyn – and beyond – to the festivities on Eighth Avenue, where…

Events Chinese Lanterns

It’s the year of the ram! February 19 marks the Chinese or Lunar New Year, and since Southern Brooklyn is home to a large Chinese-American community, there will be many opportunities to celebrate this lively cultural event all month long. According to Chinese astrology, 2015 is the year of the ram or sheep. Every year within a…

Real Estate bay-parkway

When it comes to the commercial real estate market, Southwest Brooklyn is booming, and it’s about to get even bigger. According to a report set to be released this week by Massey Knakal Realty Services, building sales in Southwest Brooklyn are expected to rise by 57 percent in the next year. The Commercial Observer reports: While neighborhoods like…

Police & Fire

Cops are turning to the public for help in their search for Nashaly Perez, a 15-year-old girl who went missing Monday. Perez, who lives near West 33rd Street and Mermaid Avenue, was last seen just after 1pm leaving her school, P.S. 371, in Sunset Park. She was wearing a white bandanna, red blouse, black jeans…

Education 21K281_school1

Several local schools are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars each for repairs, upgrades and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by Borough President Eric Adams to education institutions across the borough. The beep today unveiled 16 school-related capital projects that will benefit from the allocation, which was packed into the city’s Fiscal…

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