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On June 9, the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) at 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights plans to open an exhibition that explores one of Brooklyn’s oldest and most extensive infrastructure projects: its sewer system. Called “Brooklyn Sewers: What’s Up Down There?” this exhibit tells the story of the creation of the Brooklyn sewer system through a historical Read More →


Called ‘dynamic’ and ‘visionary’ The Brooklyn Museum announced on Tuesday that it has named Anne Pasternak, president and artistic director of Creative Time, as its new director. Pasternak will succeed Arnold L. Lehman, who plans to retire after 17 years as the Brooklyn Museum’s director. Pasternak will assume the directorship on September 1. While having Read More →


Brooklyn’s federal courthouse held a reception to celebrate the publication of the New York County Lawyers Association’s (NYCLA) retrospective of the Eastern District as part of its continuing 150th anniversary celebration on Tuesday. “Our celebration of the 150th anniversary is all about memorializing and remembering our past so that future generations will know about the Read More →


  Brooklyn’s federal courthouse continued to celebrate its 150th anniversary when it opened its latest exhibit in the Charles P. Sifton Gallery, “The Eastern District in the Headlines,” with a reception Tuesday afternoon. The exhibit, which is the 16th in the court gallery’s history, displays headlines and newspaper clippings of some of the courthouse’s most Read More →