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Friday, September 20, 2019

Park Slope Neighbor Ends Presidential Run

PARK SLOPE - Four months after announcing his run for the 46th president of the United States, our Park Slope neighbor Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this morning that he is out of the...

Sheepshead Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Celebrates 50 Years With A Renovated Facility

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Yesterday afternoon, September 18th, local state and city officials and other dignitaries gathered at the Sheepshead Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate 50 years in business...

Weekend Art Events: September 20-22 (Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live, Life On Spaceship Earth...

There's lots going on during these final days of summer, including the Brooklyn Book Festival, Photoville, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, and the Fort Greene House Tour. Looking to get outside and enjoy the weather?...

5th Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: 50 Shows Across 7 Venues

DUMBO/RED HOOK - Fans of Americana music will get the chance to catch dozens of shows taking place this weekend at popular waterfront watering holes from DUMBO to Red Hook. The 5th Annual Brooklyn Americana...

Brooklyn Book Festival Offers A Variety Of Intimate ‘Bookend Events’

CROWN HEIGHTS/DUMBO - In bookstores, libraries and even subway stops throughout the five boroughs authors, readers and many more have been gathering for Bookend Events as part of the week-long Brooklyn Book Festival. The events...

Katra Film Series Season Finale, September 25 + 26

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Katra Film Series closes its 8th season next week with two nights at Alamo Drafthouse showcasing 28 selections tackling diverse topics including climate change, gun violence, the opioid crisis, immigration, LGBTQ issues,...

Affordable Housing: Who Can Really Afford This?

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Homeless activists and VOCAL-NY walked into a luxury apartment building-- which the City has deemed as "affordable housing"-- to protest Mayor de Blasio's "affordable" housing plan on Friday. 15 Bridge Park Drive...

Savor The Last Days Of Summer At These Outdoor Events

Summer is coming to a close so be sure to get out and enjoy the last of the warm weather with one of these outdoor events in Brooklyn this weekend. GREEK CULTURE FESTIVAL Thursday, Sept. 19 through...

Seven Great Spots to Read Your Brooklyn Book Festival Bounty

The Brooklyn Book Festival is back this week, just in time to ease your sadness about the dropping temperatures. Reading a book in public can be a rare pleasure- but it can also be...

Photoville 2019: Festival Features Work By More Than 600 Photographers

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK - United Photo Industries' popular photography festival, Photoville, returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for an eighth year. Featuring more than 90 photography exhibits plus dozens of panels, workshops, demonstrations, and special...

Bushwick Open Studios, Sept. 20-22

BUSHWICK - The 13th annual Bushwick Open Studios returns this weekend with more than 200 events welcoming the public to visit the studio spaces of local artists and preview their work. The local arts festival...

DonateNYC Has A New Food Donation Portal: Matching Those Who Have and Those Who...

BAY RIDGE/ DYKER HEIGHTS - Whether your business has three bagels left at the end of the day, or your grocery store has an extra box of radishes, or your restaurant has leftovers from...

Celebrate Brooklyn’s Spectacular Community Gardens This Saturday

Often, you need a key to get in. Some, have waiting lists for new members. But this weekend you have a chance to visit a dozen of them thanks to the Brooklyn Queens Lands...

Make Art This Weekend For The Global Youth Climate Strike

GOWANUS/RED HOOK - Bring the kids to Thomas Greene Park this weekend and create art for the upcoming Global Youth Climate Strike taking place on Friday, September 20. Gan Golan—ArtBuilt's artist in residence who worked in...

Hungry and Homeless: Medgar Evers College Battles Student Food And Housing Insecurity

CROWN HEIGHTS - Earning good grades is only half the battle for some students in the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Maintaining a roof over their head and food on the table,...
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