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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Why We All Need To Be Educated About Holocaust

MANHATTAN - It was a packed room yesterday on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway when the Committee on Civil and Human Rights unanimously voted for a bill to officially recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

Weekend Art Events: January 18-20 (The 4 Korners, The Terrible Twos, Styles Of Resistance...

This weekend features street fashion, street art, comedy, and the return of BAMcafé Live. There's also Scoring the Stacks, Kameelah Janan Rasheed's art exhibition and artist-led workshop series that takes participants throughout BPL's Central Library. Check the...

New Year, New You, New YMCA Membership

Where there’s a Y, there’s a way! Join the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory with a Premium Membership and take advantage of our limited time $0 Joiner’s Fee! From our littlest members to our...
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Council Member Requests Riders’ Responses To #RogueFExpress

According to the MTA, when a delay occurs, trains are often switched to express to shorten gaps in service and appropriately space trains. Train crews must inform riders in a timely manner when...

Minority and Women Business Owners: Join Us for the Upcoming Brooklyn M/WBE Forum and...

By Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Small Business Services Under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s leadership, the City is committed to ensuring that New York City is the fairest big city in America...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Monday Crime Blotter: Drunk Firefighter Arrested, 2 Missing People, Free Shopping Spree At Target...

MARINE PARK - A firefighter was arrested for drunk driving and hitting a pedestrian after going home from a slain firefighter's funeral on Friday. According to the NYPD, 36-year-old Matthew Wilson was driving home while intoxicated, when...
Rev. Dr. Samuel Nicolas, Senior Pastor of Evangelical Crusade Christian-Church

Brooklyn Church Breaks Ground On Affordable Senior Housing Project

EAST FLATBUSH - A Brooklyn community broke ground on an affordable housing development Sunday afternoon, a project that's been in the making for more than a decade. The project is the brainchild of the Rev. Dr. Samuel...

Central Brooklynites Are Running For Jumaane Williams’ Seat, Already

EAST FLATBUSH — Residents in the 45th Council district are already running for Jumanne Williams' seat although he hasn't won the highly sought after Public Advocate's race. Mayor de Blasio would have to call for...

Dirty, Brown Water From Your Faucet? Report it to 311!

FLATBUSH - Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, who has been speaking in support of tenants for years, is now advocating for clean water in her own apartment building, which contains 65 units. Last week, Bichotte, who represents...

Come To Our Camp Expo and Activity Fair on Sunday!

The number of summer camps and afterschool classes for Brooklyn kids continues to grow. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting) and join us at the Summer Camp Expo and Activity...
Screamer's Pizzeria in Crown Heights at Franklin Ave.

Screamer’s Pizzeria Opens Second Vegan Location – In Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS — The second installment of Screamer's Pizzeria opened in Crown Heights last month, fueling what they call a 1,500 slice-a-day craving for their plant-based pizza. The pizzeria at 685 Franklin Avenue at the corner of Prospect Place replaces Rosco's Pizza which closed...

Friday Crime Blotter: Screwdriver Subway Stabbing, 2 Burglary Sprees, A Missing Person & More

FLATBUSH - Police are searching for a man involved in a robbery on a 2 Train yesterday. On Thursday, January 10 at around 2 p.m., the suspect stabbed a sleeping man in the head and...
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