Eighth-graders from Achievement First Bushwick Middle School were among the thousands who walked for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Saturday. Photo by Erika Petersen

Roughly 3,000 people from across the tri-state area gathered in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday to kick off the inaugural St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. The event, which featured a 5K walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, music and games in the park, raised funds to help St. Jude Children’s Research Read More →

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World Science Festival brings stargazing, dancing robots to Brooklyn waterfront The weather couldn’t have been better at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday for a night of stargazing, talks by astronomers, NASA scientists and astronauts — and dancing robots. The event was part of the World Science Festival, a citywide science exposition. Hundreds spread blankets on Read More →