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    • Rare Rosh Hashanah Palindrome: Jewish New Year 2014 is 5775 Created: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      The Jewish New Year in 2014 has a special set of numbers: the Hebrew calendar year is 5775, a rare palindrome.
    • How Long is the Brooklyn Bridge? In Miles and Metres? Created: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      People often wonder how long the Brooklyn Bridge is. Here's the answer, in both miles and kilometres.
    • New York Public School Calendar for Brooklyn Elementary, Middle & High School Created: Sunday, August 14, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When does the school year start in Brooklyn (and city wide) for public school students? When is Columbus Day, when must the kids be back in school after winter recess, and when are those odd days off that parents must plan for in advance? Here's the basic public school calendar for Brooklyn and NYC public schools. Use this to mark your family calendar in advance.
    • Stores in Fulton Mall, Brooklyn - Clothing & Shoe Stores for Ladies, Men, Kids Created: Thursday, December 22, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
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    • How Do You Get to Park Slope Brooklyn By Subway? Which Trains Go Where? Created: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Park Slope is growing in both size and popularity. With hundreds of restaurants and shops, interesting entertainment venues and an appealing school district, it's a Brooklyn neighborhood that's wor...
    • Complete Guide to Restaurant Week in Brooklyn: When It Is, Where to Go, Tips Created: Friday, March 16, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Brooklyn's gaining quite the reputation as a food haven. Find out about the ten-day restaurant promotion, called DINE IN BROOKLYN that's held every March. You can get fixed price meals for breakfas...
    • When is the last day of Brooklyn's restaurant week in March? Created: Thursday, March 22, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      When is the last day of Brooklyn's restaurant week promotion, called Dine In Brooklyn?
    • 4 Best Things to Do After Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge—DUMBO Created: Saturday, March 12, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      4 Best Things to Do After Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge—DUMBO
    • Celebrate Easter in Brooklyn, NY Created: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Celebrate Easter in Brooklyn, NY
    • Greener Than You'd Think, Brooklyn Celebrates Earth Day Created: Thursday, April 14, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Earth Day events in Brooklyn: What's happening, where to go, what to do, from planting trees to educational events for kids.
    • 10 Dos and Don’ts of Walking the Brooklyn Bridge Created: Friday, March 11, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      So you want to walk the Brooklyn Bridge! Great. But do you know how far it is? And what kinds of shoes to wear (or not?) And which direction is the best way to go? Take it from a local Brooklynite!...
    • Where is the IRS Office in Brooklyn, NY? Created: Sunday, March 06, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Where is the IRS Office in Brooklyn, NY?
    • Para Medical Jobs—Certified First Responder and EMT-Training in Brooklyn, NY Created: Thursday, February 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you're considering a medical job, you can obtain EMT training or become a certified first responder by taking courses offered in Brooklyn." itemprop="description" Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A visitors guide for those interested in visiting Williamsburg, Brooklyn, including places to eat, places to drink, and places to shop.
    • Brooklyn's Toy Stores Also Host Parties, Craft Classes, Even Haircuts Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Looking for a great neighborhood toy store in Brooklyn? Here are places from which to order a gift for a grandchild or friend, pick up something for your own kids, or just have a good time. Some of...
    • How to Walk the Brooklyn Bridge—Manhattan to Brooklyn, Brooklyn to Manhattan Created: Friday, March 11, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      How can you be in New York and NOT walk across the Brooklyn Bridge? Well, find out exactly how to do it. (And no, you don't even need a passport to get here from Manhattan)! Find out where to take ...
    • 10 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      10 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
    • Shopping the Atlantic Center Mall in Brooklyn: Store Directory Created: Friday, February 18, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      A listing of stores in Brooklyn's Atlantic Mall, also known as the Atlantic Terminal Mall, Atlantic Station Mall, Atlantic Center, Atlantic Mall, or just Atlantic Avenue Mall! Whatever you call it...
    • Cool Things to Do This Month in Brooklyn Created: Thursday, March 24, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      What's happening in Brooklyn today, this weekend and next week? Check this up to date listing of some of the most interesting Brooklyn events. Here are some things to do IN BROOKLYN, the best slice...
    • Brooklyn! 29 Best Places to Go, Things to Do THIS Weekend Created: Friday, November 08, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Find out what's happening THIS weekend in Brooklyn with this at-a-glance listing of weekend events. There's something for everyone: free events, family friendly events, performances, art openings, festivals, fairs, only-in-Brooklyn fun, and things to do when you just don't know WHAT to do,but want to do it in Brooklyn! Listing updated every Friday for the following weekend; come back soon!
    • Annual Tour de Brooklyn Bike Event Created: Friday, July 27, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn about the huge bike ride, the Tour de Brooklyn!
    • 10 Different Easter Egg Hunts in Brooklyn Created: Thursday, April 07, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Happy Easter! Find out about over a dozen different Easter Egg Hunts in Brooklyn, over a period of two weeks, in parks, museums, playgrounds and more.
    • 2 Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn: An Old April Love Affair Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      There are two places to visit to see flowering cherry trees in the spring in Brooklyn. And why bother? Because standing under a flowering cherry tree yields a brief spiritual moment. Find out where...
    • When is the Cherry Blossom Festival,Sakura Matsuri,at Brooklyn's Botanic Garden? Created: Saturday, April 23, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      When is the Brooklyn Cherry Blossom Festival, Sakura Matsuri, at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden?
    • Brooklyn Zip Code Guide — Find Zip Codes By Neighborhood Name Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A list of over 60 neighborhoods in Brooklyn, with a zip code for each." itemprop="description"> Sunday, June 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Red Hook in Brooklyn is a surprising neighborhood tucked along an old industrial waterfront, boasting views of both the water and southern tip of Manhattan.
    • 6 Common Noise Complaints in Brooklyn:Knowing Where to Kvetch is Half the Battle Created: Friday, February 01, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Noise pollution. Street noise. Partying kids. Construction noise. Car alarms. Sometimes Brooklyn is just too darn loud.
    • Activities for New York Kids in February School Break: Things to Do in Brooklyn Created: Friday, January 13, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Don't get stuck during the mid-February school break. Here are some fun, Brooklyn things to do with the kids during their week off school.
    • Flea Markets in Brooklyn — Discovering Brooklyn's Vintage Markets Created: Sunday, May 15, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Discover twelve great places for flea market style shopping in Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn's awash in great flea markets. Some run year-round. Others are seasonal. Find out where to shop for vintage clo...
    • Smart NYC Subway & Bus Info If You're Traveling To, From or In Brooklyn Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Going somewhere in Brooklyn by public transportation? Here are some apps and websites that make traveling by bus and subway easier, more efficient and cheaper. And both take into account scheduled ...
    • When is the Last Night of Hanukkah? When is Chanukah 2013 Over? Created: Monday, December 26, 2011 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, lasts for eight days and nights. When is the last night of Hanukkah? When is it over? When is the last moment for giving a Hanukkah gift during the actual holiday? Here's a calendar for 2013,2014,2015.
    • Things to Know When Visiting a Hassidic Community Created: Thursday, March 31, 2011 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      All kinds of people live in Brooklyn, and some of the most picturesque areas are the borough's orthodox Jewish areas. As tourism in Brooklyn increases, are there tips to visiting an orthodox Jewish neighborhood?

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