This post marks an exciting transition for The Nabe. The site, which had its origins in The Local, a hyperlocal journalism experiment started by The New York Times, will become part of Corner News Media – a growing network of sites dedicated to covering Brooklyn neighborhood news with integrity and heart.
(Photo by Chinwe Oniah)By Chinwe Oniah Compared to the Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts is small. It occupies a tiny 1,500-square-foot space on Hanson Place that holds a wealth of information about African arts. Books about afros and Ankara print accessories line
Joe Amato both plays and maintains the “Mighty Wurlitzer” at Long Island University Brooklyn. (Photo by Reem Nasr)By Reem Nasr Joe Amato strode down an abandoned corridor below the basketball court in the Long Island University Brooklyn gymnasium. “I was born too late,” he sighed. Amato, 62, is thinking
Tracy Middendorf looks at the plethora of images she has collected for her project. (Photo by Chinwe Oniah)By Chinwe Oniah Tracy Middendorf has had a prosperous career as a television and film actress with roles in “Bones,” “Mission: Impossible III,” and the critically acclaimed “Boardwalk Empire”. Still, as the
(Photo by Willis Arnold)Last week, The Nabe reported that the city’s police precincts would no longer directly provide journalists with the forms detailing crime reports. On Monday, shortly after CUNY Graduate Graduate School of Journalism Dean Stephen B. Shepard sent a letter to NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly protesting
Lots of development is happening around the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Cultural district. (Photo courtesy BAM)By Mark Fahey Developers announced plans for the last two of three public development parcels near the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in Fort Greene in October, promising to bring more than 700
By Chinwe Oniah Nineteen felonies and three arrests were reported in the 88th Precinct two weeks ago, up from 15 felonies and one arrest the week before. Crime trends included grand larcenies of motorcycles, wallets and household appliances. A motorcycle and a moped were stolen from Long Island University Brooklyn