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Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Little School That Could: P.S. 25 Eubie Blake Will Remain Open

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - Bedford-Stuyvesant’s small but successful P.S. 25 Eubie Blake will remain open. The Department of Education decided this morning to keep the high performing school running, right before a hearing at Kings County Supreme...

Building Life-Long Memories at Summer Camp

With less than two months away from summer, you may have started thinking about your kids' summer plans. Ideally, you want them to reduce their screen time, spend time outdoors, and have fun with...

Brooklyn Bombshells Lose To Bronx Gridlock In A Tough Roller Derby Match

The Brooklyn Bombshells are not your stereotypical women. They are tough roller derby skaters who have built themselves into a rough and tumble team, empowering women with that Brooklyn swagger that says, “don’t mess...

Heated Exchanges As Senators Listen To Brooklynites On SHSAT Exam

DOWNTOWN - Friday night saw nearly two hundred people turn up for to voice their opinion on the future of the now-controversial SHSAT exam at the Youth and Community Speak Out on Equity, Diversity,...

Brooklyn Mom Talks of Hope for Struggling Mothers on Mother’s Day

By Kristina Cousar This Mother’s Day there are too many moms in Brooklyn struggling to make ends meet, especially because so many of us are the sole breadwinners. So it’s really no surprise that so...

‘Tradeswomen’ Get a Yoga Class of Their Own at Crown Heights Studio

CROWN HEIGHTS - On May 19, Jyll Hubbard-Salk will host her latest monthly yoga class specifically for tradeswomen at her Sterling Place yoga studio in Crown Heights, Urban Asanas. The hour-long classes, which are...

Twilight Stroll on Cortelyou: Eat Your Heart Out!

Join neighbors and come out to savor the flavors and diverse offerings from local businesses on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park on Thursday, May 9 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm Twilight stroll on Cortelyou includes the...

Spoke The Hub Celebrates 40 Years In Gowanus & Park Slope

GOWANUS/PARK SLOPE - Spoke the Hub celebrates 40 years of bringing community dance classes, performances, and flash mob routines to Park Slope and Gowanus. Founded in 1979 by Elise Long, Spoke the Hub's first home...

Marine Park Teens Gather For Friend, Against Senseless Violence

MARINE PARK - Scores of teens from Marine Park gathered around a carefully arranged memorial - votive candles flickered, photos in frames and a plaque emblazoned with the name of Rohan Burke, 17, who...

A Teacher Transitions, And Aims To Make A Difference In Education And For Transgender...

EAST NEW YORK - When the eleventh graders at Achievement First East Brooklyn High School came to their biology class last November, their teacher had an announcement to make – something very important and...

The Art Studio Under The El Where Everyone Shines

KENSINGTON - When a mom from Moscow suggested our sons try an art class together, I thought: Why not? Maybe he— unlike the rest of us Newsoms—can actually draw more than a straight line...

Stabbing suspect surrenders in his tuxedo, mom also arrested

FLATBUSH / MIDWOOD - A 17-year-old Flatbush teen dressed in a blue tuxedo, surrendered to police yesterday and was charged today with the murder of a Flatlands teen of the same age on Avenue...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Don’t Miss the Church Avenue Street Fair on Sun. May 5!

This year’s Church Avenue Street Fair is going to be better than ever! The fair will take place on Sunday, May 5 from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Church Ave. between Coney Island Avenue and...
St. John's Recreational Center Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner

St. John’s Recreational Center Re-Opens End Of April

CROWN HEIGHTS - After three years of renovation and a yearlong closure, the St. Johns Recreational Center in Crown Heights reopens the end of April. The center, located at 1251 Prospect Place (between Troy and...