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First, Kentile Floors and now this? It seems Brooklyn is running short on iconic signs. The end is officially near for the iconic Domino Sugar refinery sign, which has overlooked South Williamsburg since the 1920s. Today, the Daily News reports that this month, workers will remove the yellow lettering from the facade of the factory to prepare it for demolition. As many of you know, the refinery is already will soon be a thing of the past....
Kara Walker's landmark exhibit may be long gone, but that doesn't mean Brooklynites are finished discussing the Domino Sugar Refinery through every medium imaginable. Accordingly, members of the El Puente Muralistas collective recently started work on a massive piece on one of refinery's construction walls discussing the refinery's impact. With the help of local pols and residents, El Puente began work on "Past Present Prediction," a mural combining the themes of the Caribbean sugar trade, religion, culture...
Brooklyn conversation piece of the moment, Kara Walker's Domino Refinery exhibit "A Subtlety," has attracted a fair number of considered essays, bewildered visitors, and inappropriate selfies. So perhaps it's only natural that first couple of the borough, Beyoncé and Jay Z, stopped by for a visit on a day we weren't there. Vulture came across the news on Beyoncé's blog, which features a lovely picture of one of America's most powerful families staring contemplatively at...
The scent alone is enough to stop you in your tracks, the way the strong, sweet smell of molasses permeates the air around the old Domino Sugar Refinery instantly overwhelms anyone passing by with what could be considered the ultimate sugar rush. But it isn't until you wend your way through the at times hours-long line and are confronted with the source of that scent that your senses are truly subsumed.Standing 35-feet-tall, Kara Walker's...

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