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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...
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DJ And Live Music a No-Go For Soda Bar

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Community Board 8's permits and licenses committee on Monday voted against recommending to support a "change of operations"  to allow live music and backyard entertaining at Soda Bar in Prospect Heights. According to the New...

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...

More Statues of Distinguished Women To Be Placed Across City

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — First lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen will unveil Wednesday the next four She Built NYC monuments to include iconic songstress, Billie Holiday.  The celebrated jazz singer was born Eleanora Fagan...
Bernie Sanders rally at Brooklyn College in Midwood. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Bernie Sanders Kicks Off Presidential Campaign In His Brooklyn Hometown

FLATBUSH — Thousands came out to celebrate Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign kickoff Saturday in Midwood. Sanders announced his 2020 campaign on Feb. 19 and within days declared he'd launch his campaign in his hometown, Brooklyn. Supporters trudged through...

Brooklyn Museum Exhibit Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - This spring the Brooklyn Museum will debut a group exhibition featuring work by contemporary LGBTQ+ artists that "honors the fight for queer liberation in the years since the 1969 Stonewall Uprising." Opening May...

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...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

Election Day Alert: Vote For Public Advocate Tomorrow, February 26

BROOKLYN — New York City residents will cast their votes tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26, for the city's next public advocate in a special election to fill the seat Letitia James left after she was sworn in as...
Pete Buttigieg signing books after his talk inside the Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Cultural Center at the Brooklyn Public Library (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg First To Make A Campaign Stop In Brooklyn

PROSPECT HEIGHTS —  The first presidential candidate to visit Brooklyn is Pete Buttigieg from South Bend, Indiana. Bernie Sanders was rumored to announce in Brooklyn but chose to deliver his announcement via a radio station in his...

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...

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...
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