Adam Holmes playing in his music studio. Cai Pigliucci | BklynerAfter many years of trial and error, in his latest EP, Adam Holmes, a Brooklyn-based musician and music teacher, finally landed on an experimental and percussion-based sound that gives a twist to the classical genre. Holmes grew up in Lewisville, Texas
The hydroponic STEM kits that the students received. Courtesy of NY Sun Works.One non-profit organization has been making it easier to bring the classroom home during the Pandemic forced blended/remote learning by providing thousands of at-home hydroponic kits to NYC public school students. NY Sun Works (NYSW) is
Sledding happening throughout Prospect Park. Keira Wingate/BklynerThe biggest downfall the city has seen in years brings the perfect weather for holiday fun – sledding, building a snowman, or a snowball fight. Snowfall came racing down at a rate of 1 to 2 inches an hour, with Brooklyn getting anywhere between
The Culver El building in Boro Park. Liena Zagare/BklynerThe Culver El Affordable Housing Project on 37th Street would bring large affordable condominiums to the area. The city-initiated rezoning was approved in October of 2010, but ten years later, amid a growing housing crisis, just 36 affordable condos have been
Kings Cares annual Thanksgiving Luncheon in 2018. Courtesy of Kings Theatre.FLATBUSH – The fourth annual ‘Kings Cares Thanksgiving Luncheon’ is back. The beloved tradition will look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but traditional Thanksgiving meals will still be hot, just as they were in the years before.
CROWN HEIGHTS – Police are asking for help finding 66-year-old Anthony Monderson, who was reported missing on November 17, but was last seen on Friday, November 6. Photo of Anthony Monderson. Courtesy of DCPI.Monderson was last leaving his residence at approximately 10:00 on Friday, November 6 in Crown Heights.
The City Reliquary is currently a storefront in Williamsburg. Courtesy of City Reliquary.WILLIAMSBURG – The City Reliquary, a community museum of NYC artifacts, started as an apartment window display in Williamsburg in 2002. Now, the storefront museum faces closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From vintage Brooklyn seltzer bottles, samples
Photo by Udayaditya Barua on UnsplashTonight marks the beginning of the five day long festival of lights, the biggest celebration by our Hindu neighbors. Over a billion people around the world have started their yearly celebrations. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is celebrated in October or November
BROWNSVILLE – Police are asking for help finding 14-year-old Kayla Gonzalez, who has been missing since Wednesday, November 11. Photo of Kayla Gonzalez. Courtesy of DCPI.Gonzalez was last seen leaving her residence around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Brownsville. Cops say Gonzalez is a Hispanic girl, approximately 5’
Brooklyn is well known for its vibrant art scene. Over the past two weeks, many new murals were unveiled, adding vibrant color, imagery, and self-expression to our neighborhoods, documenting 2020 in the process. (There is also the Papergirl Brooklyn project you should check out and the public art along Atlantic
In today’s briefing with Mayor Bill de Blasio, new information about yellow zones, new mental health programs, and a presidential lawsuit were explained. Here’s everything you need to know: Schools, Businesses And Places Of Worship In Yellow Zones Now ReopenAs of today, Oct. 22, Brooklyn’s orange zones
The Fountains in East NY. Credit: Gerri HernandezEast New York, NY – The Fountains was envisioned to provide good quality, affordable homes to low-income households and those with disabilities, as part of Governor Cuomo’s overall plan to revitalize communities and grow the economy. On Tuesday, October 20, a ribbon was
The ScanVan launched in 2007 and has since served thousands of women. Courtesy of Project Renewal.A 40-foot-long, state of the art van is changing the way women in New York can get mammograms. The ScanVan travels throughout all five boroughs providing thousands of mammograms, clinical breast exams, and care
Heshy Tischler interrupts Dr. Mitchell Katz, President and CEO of NYC Health and Hospitals at a press conference in Gravesend Park on Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo: Paul Frangipane)After leading two violent protests against COVID-19 restrictions in Boro Park on Wednesday and Thursday, October 7 and 8, Harold ‘Heshy’ Tischler