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,
The subway shooting in Sunset Park that injured over 20 people [https://bklyner.com/subway-terror-in-sunset-park/] was the biggest thing that happened in Brooklyn this week. Thankfully, no one died, and the shooter was apprehended the next day [https://nypost.com/2022/04/13/brooklyn-shooting-suspect-frank-james-in-police-custody/] . But yesterday, just around 5:30
Ana María Archila [https://www.anamariaforny.com/], a lifelong immigrant advocate, and Brooklyn resident, is running for Lt. Governor’s office in this June’s primaries. Originally from Colombia, she has spent the last 20+ years working in working-class communities in Staten Island, Queens, and Brooklyn, organizing, educating, advocating, and
Monday, Sept. 13 will be the first day of school for most NYC Public School kids, including mine (many public charters started back in August). Mayor's press conference this morning focused on what is being done to keep everyone safe at school [https://bklyner.com/school-reopening-update/], though not all questions