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‘Women Trailblazers in Tech’ Panel Hosted By Flatiron School

Join Flatiron School as we celebrate women trailblazers in tech and look to inspire the next wave of women poised to shake up the tech world in this celebratory Women’s History Month panel on March 26th at...
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Specialized High School Acceptance Letters Show No Improvement In Diversity

As admissions controversy roils, data shows New York City’s specialized high schools continue to accept few black and Hispanic students.  By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat NY As New York City is engulfed in a debate over efforts...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

Mrs. Maisel would approve: A retro bungalow getaway in Westchester

Pine Lake Park summer community offers lakefront tennis, basketball, family entertainment and relaxation under 1 hour from NYC Group tour by appointment March 31, 2019, rain date April 7. If “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” reminded you...

Openings & Closings: Thai, Ice Cream, Wine & A Few Goodbyes

There's been lots of activity during the first quarter of 2019, with new businesses opening up, a couple of shops moving into new homes, and a few closing down. See our roundup below and...

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...

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...

2019 Katra Film Series Season Premiere

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019: Katra Film Series kicks off its 8th year. After 7 years on the Bowery, the Katra Film Series is proud to call the Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Brooklyn their...

Off-Duty Train Conductor Assaulted A Homeless Woman On The Train

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - An off-duty train conductor was arrested after punching a woman on the subway over the weekend. On February 23 at around 2 a.m., 44-year-old Twain Glover was on the Manhattan-bound A Train...

CAVA Mediterranean Eatery Opens Today With Free Meals For First 100 Guests

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - CAVA, a Washington, DC-based fast-casual Mediterranean eatery will celebrate its grand opening Thursday, February 21 at 345 Adams Street (north of Willoughby Plaza) by offering free meals to the first 100 guests starting...

Honoring Brooklyn Educators

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN/PARK SLOPE - Every year Brooklyn Borough Hall celebrates Black History Month by honoring leaders and "modern-day heroes" who have worked toward advancing equality and justice in the borough. Next week's 6th Annual Black...

City Point News: Dekalb Stage Opens, Alamo Drafthouse Plans Expansion

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Big changes are happening at City Point! Dine-in movie theater Alamo Drafthouse is planning a major expansion at its Downtown Brooklyn home. The Austin-based cinema chain will add 25,000 square feet, 9...

New & Coming Soon To Downtown Brooklyn: McNally Jackson, Hank’s Saloon & More

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Beloved independent bookshop McNally Jackson is headed to Brooklyn! Store owner, Sarah McNally, recently announced that she will open an outpost at City Point (445 Albee Square West). McNally Jackson’s flagship store almost had...

Luxury Residences Being Used As Dorms, Party Venue For The 1%

DOWNTOWN/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Residents of luxury rental tower, The Azure at 436 Albee Square, are angry with the hordes of college students moving into their building. The 28-story residence, which was originally marketed as a family...
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