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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Bring The Kids To Wednesday’s Civic Engagement Workshop For Families

PARK SLOPE - Elementary school students and their parents are invited to a free, interactive Civic Engagement Workshop at M.S. 51 next Wednesday, January 23, from 4pm to 5:30pm. Hosted by community group Citizen Squirrel and sponsored...

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...

DCP Hosts ‘Next Steps In Planning For Gowanus’ Feb. 6

According to DCP, the agency is working to release the draft zoning proposal by the February 6 meeting. The event will be held in an open house format. GOWANUS - Save the date! The...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Domino Park’s First Mulchfest + Coat Drive + Hot Chocolate

WILLIAMSBURG - This coming Saturday and Sunday, January 12th and 13th from 10 am to 2 pm, Domino Park (South 3rd @ Kent Ave.) is inviting all neighbors to bring their naked Christmas trees to the first...

‘Rally For A Better BQE’ Scheduled For Saturday, Jan. 12

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Council Member Stephen Levin, and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon will join neighbors on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Saturday morning, January 12, to demand...

Top 5 Brooklyn Social Justice Nonprofits Win $100,000 Spark Prize

Five Brooklyn nonprofits are each receiving a $100,000 windfall this week as they’ve been named the winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Spark Prize. Since 2016, the Foundation has convened a committee of civic and...

Kane Street Synagogue Presents 15th Annual Brooklyn Israel Film Festival

Festival organizers have informed Bklyner that Dominic Fumusa's interview with Gila Almagor has been cancelled. Fumusa will be joined by Film Professor Stuart Weinstock instead, for a post-film roundtable discussion. COBBLE HILL - Dominic Fumusa of...

Weekend Art Events: January 11-13 (Brooklyn Podcast Festival, Meet The Strings & More)

This weekend delivers plays, musical performances, the return of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, and two family-friendly events at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Check the BKLYNER Calendar for more events...

Park Slope’s Gallery Players To Present 11 New Plays Over Next 3 Weekends

PARK SLOPE - Now in its 22nd year, The Gallery's Players' signature theatrical event, the Black Box New Play Festival, will present 11 new plays over the next three weekends. Kicking off Thursday, January 10, the...