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Saturday, February 16, 2019

“Front and Center/ed” – Celebrating Black Fashion Throughout History

Since 2012, Black History Month has been celebrated along Myrtle Avenue’s retail area in Clinton Hill in an event called Black Artstory Month. Historically, visual artists create murals in storefront windows in the neighborhood,...
Renderings of the completed mural at 824 East New York Ave. (Rendering credit: Ariel Rouco)

Building Featuring Crown Heights Culture Now Open To Lottery Applications

EAST FLATBUSH/CROWN HEIGHTS — A developer who enlisted two overseas muralists to design and paint an art piece showing different cultures living together across its facade is only affordable to neighbors making 130 percent of...

Round 1: Three Candidates Will Split $2M In Public Matching Funds In The Public...

BROOKLYN - Three candidates get an early boost in the public advocate's race after the New York City Campaign Finance Board (NYCCFB) doled out close to $2 million in the first round of matching...

How To Get 20 Years Of Free Meals From Seamless

BROOKLYN — Seamless is turning 20 and they want to give back. To commemorate its 20th Anniversary, the company is offering one lucky New Yorker a chance to win 20 years of free Seamless service,...

What Kind Of Hotel Will This Be? Community Wants Answers.

EAST FLATBUSH - Recent outcries against a hotel being constructed on Kings Highway have spurred a greater discussion in East Flatbush about the amount of input a community should have regarding new commercial developments. “What...
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...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

State Senator Kevin Parker’s Twitter Fail

EAST FLATBUSH — State Sen. Parker told a Republican state staffer to “kill yourself!” then apologized and then went onto a tweet rant about the same person he told to die all within 63 minutes. The...

Health Department To Yeshiva Students: Immunize Or Stay Home As Measles Outbreak Spreads Across...

Measles first broke out in Williamsburg back in October, spread to Borough Park in November, and there are recent cases in Bensonhurst and Marine Park, bringing the total to 42 cases. In an effort...
Public Advocate Candidate Melissa Mark Viverito on the Q train platform at the Newkirk Avenue station in Flatbush (Photo credit: Perri Litton)

Mark-Viverito Promises To Continue The Worst Landlords List As She Campaigns For Public Advocate...

FLATBUSH - The former Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito campaigned at the Newkirk Avenue train station on Friday morning for the New York City Public Advocate's seat. We asked her about an issue that's a big deal in...
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Wednesday Crime Blotter: Kidnap Car Thief Still At Large in Canarsie, East Flatbush Man...

DUMBO - After an assault on the F train, police have released photos of the suspect they're searching for, hoping the public can help track him down. Around 4:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, the...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...
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