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Arts & Music Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys in Coney Island
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The official! After a one-year hiatus, Coney Island’s free Seaside Summer Concert Festival will be returning to MCU Park this summer — this time hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. The popular concert series will kick off its 36th season on Wednesday, July 22, with JT Taylor “The Voice”, formerly of Kool & the Gang, according to the Brooklyn Concerts…

Arts & Music student-music
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Students from Sheepshead Bay, Coney Island and other Brooklyn neighborhoods have been tapped to perform as part of the summertime lineup of the 2015 School Lunchtime Concert Series. The concert series kicked off Wednesday in Downtown Brooklyn’s Willoughby Plaza and continue to June 17, so take note of their scheduled performance dates below and come support…

Arts & Music Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys at Seaside Summer Concert Series in 2008 (Source: Howard Brier/Flickr)
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After a one-year hiatus following the departure of term-limited Borough President Marty Markowitz, it looks as if the Brooklyn Borough President’s office under Eric Adams will resume hosting the annual free Seaside Summer Concert Series in Coney Island this year. The news was first reported by The Coney Island Blog, which said the shows will…

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Borough President Eric Adams unveiled a new $1 million initiative yesterday to improve street safety for pedestrians, especially seniors, through the creation of sidewalk extensions known as bulb-outs. Dubbed the Connecting Residents on Safer Streets (CROSS), the program pledges $1 million in capital funding to construct the extensions at dangerous intersections. Additional funding can be allocated in future…

News Source: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams yesterday launched a campaign to establish a burn center in the city’s most populous borough – and pledged funds for promising proposals – following the tragic Midwood fire that left seven children dead this weekend. Currently, the only burn centers in the five boroughs are in Staten Island, Manhattan and the Bronx.…

News Dan Foster and Borough President Eric Adams (Source: Borough President's Office)
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Borough President Eric Adams honored Gerritsen Beach resident Dan Foster, a colorectal cancer survivor who has raised more than $185,000 for various cancer organizations, during a ceremony at Borough Hall this morning. Foster, a 19-year cancer survivor, is the founder of Dan’s 5K Fun Run, an annual event in Gerritsen Beach that has raised thousands…

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams honored the Midwood Ambulance Service last week as part of his new series, Brooklyn’s Community Businesses, which recognizes local businesses with a commitment to their communities. After touring their main dispatch facility and corporate office in Gravesend on February 7, Adams presented members of the Rapisarda family, who have been operating the business…

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This is one survey every homeowner, business owner, and resident in the neighborhood should fill out, if only for a chance to fix all those corners you might have in your area that back up and flood every time it rains. The survey’s results will help inform the upcoming “City Speaks” forum series — the…

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Students at six Brooklyn high schools in a diverse set of neighborhoods will be kicking off the first in a series of “digital youth dialogues” about police-community relations this Tuesday, January 20, using Google Hangout in order to have video chat conversations with one another, as well as off-duty police officers, moderated by members of…

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