Rent increases for the rent-stabilized apartments are starting this fall, school is almost over, and the city's pools will open next week (dress as a mermaid? [https://www.bkmag.com/2022/06/19/coney-island-mermaid-parade/]), but for now, welcome back to your civic duty: take a moment and plan your vote.
New York passed stricter gun laws, the first Democratic gubernatorial debate was on Tuesday, and primaries are just a few weeks out. A dog from Brooklyn made headlines for his adventures escaping to New Jersey. A DSA-backed Assemblywoman is looking to get reelected in a district where its poorer residents
In Assembly District 57, this year's primary pits first-term incumbent Assemblywoman Phara Souffrant Forrest [https://pharaforassembly.com/] against a longtime community activist and former District Leader Olanike "Ola" Alabi [https://olanikealabi.com/]. Souffrant Forrest, a former nurse and tenant leader, has the endorsements of DSA and Working Families Party. Alabi
The cannons at Fort Hamilton fired yesterday morning as ships sailed under the Verrazzano bridge into New York harbor, marking the beginning of the Fleet Week. Church bells rang 21 times today to remember the lives lost in the school shooting in Texas. Congressional and State Senate lines were finalized,
With so many great cafes, restaurants and bars opening or reopening this spring, it is hard for one to keep up. Here are a few recent additions: * Kensington: Café Fés [https://www.cafefes.com/] at 709 Church Avenue. [https://www.instagram.com/cafefesbrooklyn/]Via Cafe Fes Insta [https://www.instagram.