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Friday, March 22, 2019

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)...

It’s “Meatless Mondays” – Now Served At All City Schools

KENSINGTON - "I want to say, I enjoyed my grilled cheese a lot–and the barbecue beans, I was impressed. Yeah, so, this is change I can believe in.” This was what Mayor de Blasio said...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...
Isiah James (Photo: Isiah James Twitter profile)

Isiah James Enters The Race For The 9th Congressional District

CENTRAL BROOKLYN - It's early, but candidates are beginning to file committees to challenge incumbents. One such person is Isiah James, running for the 9th Congressional district. The contender filed a committee to run on January...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...
Bernie Sanders rally at Brooklyn College in Midwood. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Bernie Sanders Kicks Off Presidential Campaign In His Brooklyn Hometown

FLATBUSH — Thousands came out to celebrate Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign kickoff Saturday in Midwood. Sanders announced his 2020 campaign on Feb. 19 and within days declared he'd launch his campaign in his hometown, Brooklyn. Supporters trudged through...

Summer Camps for Brooklyn Kids

It's cold out but we have summer camp on our mind. Our kids are lucky to have so many camp options available in Brooklyn.  Whether they love sports and swimming, STE(A)M, filmmaking or going...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

beauty + design + value: The ABC Carpet & Home Brooklyn Outlet Sale

Join abc carpet & home in celebration as they officially launch the abc carpet & home outlet in Industry City, Brooklyn. Shop the Outlet Sale for 5 days only, starting Thursday, February 14th, exclusively in...

Ditmas Park’s Homeless Shelter Update

DITMAS PARK/KENSINGTON - Last night at IS62 a handful of neighbors, outnumbered at least 3:1 by city officials and police, listened to an update and asked questions about the shelter for 139 men that...

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,...

A Historical Tour Fit for “Kings”

Stepping into the Kings Theatre is an experience of formidable sensory appeal that is difficult to achieve most anywhere else. Try not to be overwhelmed by the auditorium’s golden ceiling, complemented flawlessly by red...

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...

Flatbush Landlord Tops The Public Advocate’s Worst Landlords List in 2018, Again

Just a couple days before Christmas, former Public Advocate Letitia James released the annual Worst Landlords list for the year 2018. In the years past, the list was usually published by Thanksgiving, except in...
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