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Sunday, March 24, 2019

‘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...

Kids Rock For Kids: Local Youth Perform To Help Children In Need

GOWANUS - For the third year in a row, dozens of talented Brooklyn kids will perform—music, dance, comedy—at the Kids Rock For Kids 2019 Benefit Show to raise money for two non-profit groups. It all...

Save The Date: First Annual Tastes Of Gowanus Food & Drink Crawl, April 13

GOWANUS - The first Tastes of Gowanus Food & Drink Crawl will debut next month, inviting locals to sample the array of culinary options the "industrial, artistic and historic" neighborhood has to offer. Presented by...
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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...

Gowanus Landmarking Coalition Releases Map Of Historic Neighborhood Sites

GOWANUS - The Gowanus Landmarking Coalition has collaborated with the Gowanus Souvenir Shop in creating a map of significant historic buildings and structures across the neighborhood. Featuring illustrations by artist Vivian Baumann, the map details the sites—from...

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...

Learn About The Projects On District 39 Participatory Budgeting Ballot

PARK SLOPE - Participatory Budgeting vote week (March 30—April 7) is almost here! If you live in Council Member Brad Lander's District 39, be sure to check out the upcoming Project Expo (April 2)...

Smith-9th Street Subway Station Stabbing

GOWANUS - A man was stabbed on the G train at the Smith-9th Street Subway Station this afternoon after intervening in a fight. According to cops, after a fight broke out inside the G train at around...

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...

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...

DCP Presents Draft Zoning Proposal To Community Board 6

GOWANUS - The auditorium of P.S. 133 was packed Thursday evening with locals eager to see NYC Department of City Planning's (DCP) presentation of the Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal. The meeting followed last month's contentious...

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...

EPA Updates Gowanus CAG On Superfund

GOWANUS - The EPA team members working on the Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup returned to the Gowanus CAG Tuesday evening for the first time since being furloughed during the federal government shutdown. EPA Project Manager...

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...
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