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Arts & Music Madison takes the stage (Photo by Elvir Ali)
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by Ellen Levitt Brooklyn teens showcased their musical, singing, dancing and acting skills Saturday night at Murrow High School on Avenue L. At the second annual Brooklyn Sings! InterSing competition, which pit Sing shows from Madison, Midwood and Murrow High Schools, Murrow was triumphant. All three public schools staged entertaining productions that drew a packed crowd…

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The following is a press release from the offices of State Senator Marty Golden: State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has joined forces with Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens to host a back to school collection drive for local students in need. Residents are being encouraged to donate new school supplies including…

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Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is backtracking on details of an overseas trip in which he spent more than $1,300 in campaign funds at a hotel, three restaurants and a gift shop in Barcelona and Germany, bringing guffaws from good government advocates. The local pol’s European spending, first reported by the New York Observer, covered a three-day spree in…

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The following is a press release from the Shorefront Y: This Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the Brooklyn Autism Spectrum Disorder Initiative (BASDI) & the Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach will host its Fourth Annual Walk for Autism. The annual Walk for Autism seeks to raise community awareness as well as crucial funds…

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The folks over at Tete-a-Tete Cafe (2601 East 14th Street) are teaming up with the Shorefront Y, the Kings Bay Y, the JCC of Bensonhurst and several other organizations to help raise money for area children with special needs. From now until June 8 – exactly one month from today – the cafe will be…

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The New York Aquarium in Coney Island broke ground on Friday on a new shark exhibit officials hope will revitalize the institution. The 57,000-square-foot facility called “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” will hold 115 species including more than 45 different kinds of sharks, and guests will be able to view the creatures from all sides with the installation…

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Superstorm Sandy dealt some devastating damage to the New York Aquarium in Coney Island, and much of it still remains closed today. But the institution says they’re seeing this as an opportunity to launch a new chapter in its history, and it’s forging ahead with plans for the first new facility and exhibit in years:…

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