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  • Friday Forecaster: Sharon Melady for Relay For Life

    Friday Forecaster: Sharon Melady for Relay For Life
    Sharon Melady is a local educator and her husband, Mike Baker, is the manager of IKEA in Red Hook, Brooklyn. On Saturday, June 11, IKEA will host the second annual IKEA Relay For Life. It's a VERY festive event, which includes a birthday cake contest,...
  • Street Dedicated To 'Seven In Heaven' 9/11 Firefighters

    Street Dedicated To 'Seven In Heaven' 9/11 Firefighters
    Brooklyn honored seven of its firefighters who were killed on September 11th by renaming a part of Richards Street "Seven In Heaven Way." The firefighters were part of Engine 202, Ladder 101 and Battalion 32. A ceremony took place Saturday morning in Red...
  • Atheists Protest 9/11 Street Sign

    Atheists Protest 9/11 Street Sign
    A new sign on Richards Street in Brooklyn, dedicated to honor the seven firefighters that lost their lives on Sept. 11 from Engine 202, Ladder 101, has local atheists demanding a name change. The sign, unveiled Monday, says "Seven in Heaven", in...
  • Brooklyn Bees Coming Home Red

    Brooklyn Bees Coming Home Red
    New York City beekeepers were baffled when their prized insects started coming up red. According to Cerise Mayo -- whose name just happens to mean cherry in French -- she recently discovered that her bees from Red Hook and Governor's Island had developed...
  • A New York state of signs

    A New York state of signs
    A fresh religious controversy is ripening in the Big Apple. Atheists there want to ban a word from the name of a street. In the Red Hook neighborhood of New York City, residents got part of a street renamed to honor seven firefighters who died during the...
  • March 17: Music Lounge - Under the Street Lamp

    March 17: Music Lounge - Under the Street Lamp
    Under the Streetlamp Saturday March 19 8:00 p.m. Paramount Theatre 25 E. Galena Boulevard Aurora Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com (630) 896-6666 www.ParamountAurora.com www.underthestreetlamp.com The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
  • Your Balto vs DC food-truck battle competitors

    Your Balto vs DC food-truck battle competitors
    Food trucks from Baltimore andWashington, D.C., 40 in all, are competing on Saturday at A Taste of Two Cities, an all-day event on the Westport Waterfront. Six judges —three from each city — will award the Mayors Cup to the best overall...
  • In battle of food trucks, Baltimore bests D.C.

    In battle of food trucks, Baltimore bests D.C.
    On Friday night, it was the 29-year-old right-hander Jason Hammel pitching Baltimore on to victory over Washington to open a weekend series. Leading Baltimore over D.C. on a scorching Saturday afternoon was a three-year old food truck named the Gypsy...
  • Bruce Hornsby looks ahead to a festival-filled 2012

    Bruce Hornsby looks ahead to a festival-filled 2012
    Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is going to need a case or two of Jolt Cola to get him through 2012. Judging from the schedule he recently described to me, he's hardly going to have time to sleep in coming months. "It's a lot, but it includes some pretty...
  • Hospitality plays BAR and Toad's Place in New Haven in March

    Hospitality plays BAR and Toad's Place in New Haven in March
    Amber Papini, singer and guitarist for the band Hospitality, didn't want to be in a band. Not at first. She wanted to be a composer for musicals and plays, and even went to graduate school to study the craft. At the same time, she dabbled with...
  • Manhattan Private School Building It's Own Field In BK Park

    Manhattan Private School Building It's Own Field In BK Park
    RED HOOK, NY (PIX11) -- Residents of Red Hook Brooklyn are speaking out after discovering that a Manhattan private school is planning to build a new, all-weather baseball diamond in their neighborhood. Red Hook ParkĀ is getting $2.5 million dollars from...