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Celebrate International Day of Friendship

July 31, 2018 | By By: Sadie Portman

Color, flags and friendship is how Brooklyn will celebrate International Day of Friendship this Sunday, August 5. Beginning at 1 PM, Unity Parade of Flags honoring almost 200 countries will march from Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn to the Brooklyn Borough Hall. Throughout the day world class performances, dances and ethnic food trucks will grace the streets with fun and global engagement. Back by popular demand will also be the Global Village, with fun and educational interactions for people of all ages. Find out more and view the complete schedule by clicking the link here.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Is Getting a Pool!

June 2, 2018 | By Sadie Portman

We are so excite to swim away the summer's heat in with the arrival of a permanent pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Read below for the full story! Brooklyn Bridge Park will get a permanent public pool By Amy Plitt@plitter Jun 1, 2018, 11:32am EDT Courtesy Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation

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The Spanish Gardner Blossoms in Brooklyn

May 24, 2018 | By Sadie Portman

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is one of the largest environmentally conscious projects in New York City. I am pleased to have my work be a part of this organization and invite you to join in the unveiling on June 1st. for more information: 646-824-8300 Brooklyn Greenway Initiative to Unveil 10’ Sculpture of Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso Mowing a Lawn; The Spanish Gardener on view June 1&nd

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Weekend Event!

May 5, 2018 | By Sadie Portman

Mark your calendars for May 4-6! Join the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) May 4-6 for Jane’s Walk, a festival of 200+ free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs. Walks combine the simple act of exploring the city with personal observations, local history, and civic engagement. Now in its eighth year, Jane’s Walk NYC is the largest in the world. Plan Your Itinerary Browse the 200+ walks by date, borough, theme, and/or accessibility, or use our new interactive map. Register for Your Walks Walks are free and open to the public, but let us know that you’re coming to receive updates about your walks. Spread the Word Invite...

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BROOKLYN LINKS

March 30, 2015 | By Sandra Dowling

Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Heights Association

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My Brooklyn, Then and Now.

September 1, 2014 | By WENDELL JAMIESON

The floor-to-ceiling windows provided a panoramic view of Manhattan. But I was more interested in the foreground, below me — Brooklyn.New concrete-and-glass apartment buildings hitched up against the water near East River and Bushwick Inlet Parks. A group of people — they looked young, but it was too far to be sure — stood talking and smoking beneath the red neon sign of the Kent Ale House. Rows of silvery and green trucks waiting to be filled from the rusted tanks of Bayside oil gave way to the brick warehouses of Williamsburg, and then the rowhouses of Greenpoint.We were staying in

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Credit Score vs. Credit Report

August 7, 2014 | By LISA PREVOST

The advice from most mortgage professionals to first-time home buyers is to begin sprucing up their credit at least six months before applying for a loan. Credit scores and credit reports are readily available for purchase online, but figuring out which is most accurate can be daunting.A credit score and a credit report are different, but related. The report contains a consumer’s credit history, including thi

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