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Guide to Downtown Brooklyn Pre-College Programs

You’ve heard us plug time and time again the neighborhood’s position as New York City’s College Town, with 11 colleges and 60,000 students attending school here. But did you know that Downtown Brooklyn’s colleges also offer a number of year-round pre-college programs? More than 40 offerings in all, in fact, focusing on grades K-12, with primary emphasis on high schoolers. See below for a full list of programs and contact information to learn more: Berkeley College Collective Source Partnership: A career seminar/mentorship program with high school juniors and seniors who are average (B and …

Brooklyn Brewery x The Bowery Presents: A Night on the Town Giveaway

Brooklyn Brewery & The Bowery Presents want you to have a great Saturday night, and we’ve got the giveaway to prove it. Up from grabs are 10 Tasting Room beer tokens and two tickets to The Antlers on Saturday, July 26th.  You and your +1 can kick back with some beers on us during Public Hours from 12-8pm before heading over to Webster Hall for the show. On tour for their newest release, Familiars, The Antlers have been garnering critical acclaim …

What’s going on Wednesday? (Neutral Milk Hotel, Bl’ast, Witch, Danny Brown, The Fresh & Onlys, Matmos, more)

Danny Brown at Pitchfork Festival 2014 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights… Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System @ Prospect Park Bandshell While Jeff Mangum hasn’t released any new music since 1998′s In The Aeoplane Over the Sea, nobody really seems to mind now seeing how he and NMH are finally playing shows again, and many people are getting to hear those songs live for the first time. Following this past winter’s…