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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...

BAM Strong: Expanded Arts Venues To Debut On Fulton Street In Fall

FORT GREENE - The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) revealed last week its plans for a group of expanded arts spaces on Fulton Street. Scheduled to debut in October 2019, BAM Strong will unite BAM venues along...

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...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: David Stark Design

Most of the products being created by the tenants of Sunset Park’s Industry City are made to last (with the obvious exception of food). But one company there trades in the ephemeral. What they...

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...

Brooklyn Tech Mourns Sudden Death Of Assistant Principal

FORT GREENE - Brooklyn Tech faculty and students are in mourning this week following the sudden death of their popular Assistant Vice Principal, Paul Hoftyzer, on Monday, February 4. The 44-year-old Hoftyzer, or "Hofty" as he...

A Peek Inside The New Center For Fiction

FORT GREENE - Though its official grand opening isn't for another couple of weeks, The Center for Fiction offered a preview of its new home at 15 Lafayette Avenue (between Rockwell & Ashland Place)...

“Front and Center/ed” – Celebrating Black Fashion Throughout History

Since 2012, Black History Month has been celebrated along Myrtle Avenue’s retail area in Clinton Hill in an event called Black Artstory Month. Historically, visual artists create murals in storefront windows in the neighborhood,...

MoCADA Planning Sculpture Garden For Vacant Fort Greene Lot

FORT GREENE - The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) is planning to convert a vacant lot at 48 Lafayette Avenue into a sculpture garden. MoCADA filed an application with the NYC Landmarks Preservation...
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