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Friday, March 22, 2019

Weekend Art Events: March 22-24 (Pan Asia Sounding Festival, SuperSymmetry, “Under the Gun” Screening...

There are a handful of musical events happening this weekend that you won't want to miss out on! From performances at the Pan Asia Sounding Festival to Jonathan Toubin's 12th anniversary of Sound Clap and...

“For colored girls” late playwright and poet Ntozake Shange to be honored by NBWC...

CROWN HEIGHTS - The 2019 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium will this year pay tribute to the renowned playwright, novelist, and Obie Award-winning poet Ntozake Shange, who passed away in October at age...

Kids Rock For Kids: Local Youth Perform To Help Children In Need

GOWANUS - For the third year in a row, dozens of talented Brooklyn kids will perform—music, dance, comedy—at the Kids Rock For Kids 2019 Benefit Show to raise money for two non-profit groups. It all...

Purim Is Here!

BROOKLYN — It's that time of the year. Purim's here! Coined the most "joyous date on the Jewish calendar," festivities start just after 7:30 pm on Wednesday, March 20 when many will break a day-long fast....

The Pakistani Community Refuses To Stay Silent

MIDWOOD - Umber Nisar, the Muslim woman who was assaulted three days ago, sat on a chair facing the cameras. She was fidgeting with her hands and occasionally looked up, her eyes were filled with...

Till Friday To Apply for Six Affordable Units in Flatbush

FLATBUSH — Developers are currently accepting applications for six affordable apartments at a new rental development at 146 Linden Blvd. between Bedford and Rogers Avenues. The new 8-story structure features 16,507 sq. ft. of residential space...
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Specialized High School Acceptance Letters Show No Improvement In Diversity

As admissions controversy roils, data shows New York City’s specialized high schools continue to accept few black and Hispanic students.  By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat NY As New York City is engulfed in a debate over efforts...

A History-Making Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Brooklyn!

PARK SLOPE/WINDSOR TERRACE - History was made at the 44th Annual Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday when the Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization (BILO) became the first LGBTQ group to march in the event. The annual...

EXCLUSIVE: A Muslim Woman Was Assaulted On Public Street. Not A Hate Crime?

UPDATE: While the NYPD still has not released photos or video of the assailant, it seems it is now being investigated by the Hate Crimes Unit, though the cops won't tell us when that switch...

New Zealand Mosque Attack Brings Brooklynites Together

MIDWOOD - "No hate, no fear, Muslims are welcome here. No hate, no fear, everyone is welcome here," people chanted outside Makki Masjid this afternoon. Last night, a white supremacist shot and murdered 49 Muslims...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

Learn About The Projects On District 39 Participatory Budgeting Ballot

PARK SLOPE - Participatory Budgeting vote week (March 30—April 7) is almost here! If you live in Council Member Brad Lander's District 39, be sure to check out the upcoming Project Expo (April 2)...

Gambino Crime Family Associate Charged With Murder

Anthony Pandrella, an associate of the Gambino crime family that organizes crime activities in NYC, was indicted for allegedly shooting his friend of many years, throwing out the evidence, and stealing from the deceased...

5 More Yeshivas Allowed Unvaccinated Students Attend Helping Spread Measles

WILLIAMSBURG — The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is naming names. Today it announced five more schools defied its mandate by allowing unvaccinated students to attend school, as the Brooklyn's measles toll climbs...

Weekend Art Events: March 15-17 (Caribbean Film Series, Rhythm of Dance, Youth Wing Comic...

We may have lost an hour in daylight savings, but there's no need to lose out on the weekend! Hear how Andrew Zurica became a successful restauranteur while enjoying food from Dekalb Market Hall,...
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