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Elijah G. Stroud Playground (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Elijah G. Stroud Playground Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

PROSPECT HEIGHTS/CROWN HEIGHTS — The Department of Parks and Recreation celebrates the official opening of Stroud Playground with a skating event and movie night this Friday. Start the weekend off with a fun-filled three hours of...

When it comes to affordable housing, rent-stabilized landlords aren’t the problem. They’re the solution.

This piece was written by Janice Hamilton and Lincoln Eccles.  Hamilton provides affordable rent-stabilized housing to families in her 8-unit building in Prospect Heights, while Eccles houses 14 families in his rent-stabilized building in Crown Heights. Rent-stabilized...
Elijah G. Stroud Playground (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Two More Shelter-Ins At Elijah G. Stroud Elementary School

PROSPECT HEIGHTS —  Days after Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo confirmed extra surveillance at a local playground in Prospect Heights the adjacent school underwent two more gun-related shelter-ins, including today (Monday, May 6) at 3:45 pm. A...

BKLYN Fashion Academy Class of 2019 Shines at Runway Show

PROSPECT PARK - The BKLYN Fashion Academy (BFA) held its second runway show in the Grand Lobby of the Brooklyn Public Library on Friday. BFA designers showcased their Fall/Winter mini-capsule collections, interpreting the history and...
Elijah G. Stroud Playground (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Extra Security At Elijah G. Stroud Playground After Gun-Related Incidents

PROSPECT HEIGHTS/CROWN HEIGHTS — After "shots fired" caused several shelter-ins at a Prospect Heights school, neighbors and students get extra protection at the adjacent playground. According to a memo from Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo, ten new officers...

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...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Mondays at Pratt Institute: Weekly Openings of New Work by Graduating MFA Artists

Discover the bold work of emerging fine arts talent at Pratt Shows. New exhibits open every Monday from 5-8 PM on the Brooklyn campus through mid-May. Every Monday night Pratt opens its doors and invites you...

A Toast to Park Slope

There are so many amazing places around Park Slope to grab a drink, chill with friends, or find a fantastic new wine you’ve never heard of. Cinch is a neighborhood exploration app that helps...

Shirley Chisholm Statue At Prospect Park Revealed

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN — The city, on Wednesday, announced the winning duo to create the Shirley Chisholm monument slated for the Parkside Avenue entrance of Prospect Park. Artists Amanda Williams and Olalekan Jeyifous proposed "Our Destiny,...
Nostrand Avenue Bar & Lounge at 818-822 Nostrand Avenue (Photo credit: Roger Myers)

Crown Heights Store Openings

CROWN HEIGHTS — We have already told you about Izzy's opening up its third business — a fried chicken spot— in Crown Heights. Here's the scoop on what's ahead among the growing retail spaces in...

Rejuvenate Yourself This Spring with 20% Off at Local Businesses

Kick the winter blues and embrace the spring with Cinch, the app that connects you to local businesses for new experiences and exclusive deals. We’ve got some amazing spots in Williamsburg and Park Slope to...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...
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