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Photo for 12/07/2009: BAM and Ballet

The famed American Ballet Theater, which was once directed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, announced a five-year partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music last week. The troupe will premiere The Nutcracker on Dec. 23, 2010.


A Regal Life for Brooklyn’s Homeless

Once a prison, now a shelter to 350 of New York's homeless, the Bedford Atlantic Armory in Crown Heights proves that not every man's home is his castle. Nathania Zevi takes us on a tour of the grounds, with two of its more sardonic residents.



It’s 4 pm on the last warm Sunday of the calendar year and the handball courts in Sunset Park are packed. Stefanos Chen brings us one player's last desperate minutes to find a pickup game before dark.