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This Week's Good News From Brooklyn: March 4 - 8

Memorial for a musical hero, women from various neighborhoods honored for community service, and budding young artists.

 

This week's uplifting stories from around neighborhoods near Carroll Gardens.

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Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park Woman Honored for Service to Community

June Rodrigues was one of 33 women recognized as extraordinary by Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes.

 

Fort Greene - Clinton Hill

Former Clinton Hill Vinyl Shop Storefront Sees New Life

Previously Dope Jams, the 580 Myrtle Ave. store now will house "2,500 square feet of strollers."

 

 

Bed-Stuy

weecreatebk: A Bed-Stuy Art Space That Grows Pint-Sized Picassos

Almost a year ago today, weecreatebk, an arts-based play space for children 2-7 years old, opened in Bedford-Stuyvesant. 

 

Carroll Gardens

The team behind Seersucker and Smith Canteen opened their third establishment in Carroll Gardens last month: Nightingale 9. 

 

Park Slope

The Brooklyn-born metal band bassist and singer is remembered with a skeleton, a pick, and a candle near a tree in the park’s Long Meadow.

 

Prospect Heights

New Exhibition At Brooklyn Museum Spotlights Major Contemporary African Artist

Head up to the fifth floor of the Brooklyn Museum to be surrounded by more than thirty dazzling large-scale three dimensional works in wood and metal created by Ghanaian born artist El Anatsui.

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