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Brooklyn middle schools eliminate ‘screening’ as New York City expands integration efforts

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York New York’s Department of Education on Thursday approved sweeping changes to the way students are admitted to middle schools across an entire Brooklyn district, marking one of the most far-reaching integration...

City Council Subcommittee On Zoning Unanimously Approves Pared Down 80 Flatbush

BOERUM HILL - After an hour and a half delay Thursday morning, the New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises unanimously approved Alloy Development's reduced design for 80 Flatbush. Today's meeting had already...

Weekend Art Events: Sept. 21-23 (Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival, FABulous Fowler! & More)

The autumnal equinox on Saturday officially brings summer to an end, but that won't stop the many events planned for the weekend. Don't miss the first-ever Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival which kicks off on Friday with...

The Pavilion No More, We Give You NITEHAWK

PARK SLOPE - The Pavilion sign came off the marquee this morning, and Nitehawk went up! Last time that happened was when Sanders became The Pavilion in 1996. Renovations of the movie theater are on track...

Six New Coffee Shops: Brooklyn Heights, Downtown, Fort Greene, Park Slope, East Flatbush

Brooklyn is buzzing with new coffee shops! BKLYNER visited three new cafés today where you can get your caffeine fix, sit and relax, and meet some super friendly baristas. About Coffee, 187 State Street (between...

Brooklyn Diocese To Pay $27.5M Settlement In Sex Abuse Case

CLINTON HILL - The Brooklyn Diocese will pay a $27.5 million settlement to four men who say a teacher sexually abused them when they were boys. The abuse reportedly occurred at St. Lucy’s-St. Patrick’s Roman...

It Takes a Community – To Rescue A Dog

When Eric Maus came across an abandoned pit bull Monday in Prospect Park, the 28-year-old didn’t know what to do. The 80-pound, grey and white pitbull lie with her head raised atop scattered leaves. “She was...

Open House New York: 65 Sites To See In Brooklyn

Open House New York (OHNY) released its 2018 schedule today and it features 65 sites in Brooklyn to check out! Taking place Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14 the annual event opens the doors...

Finalists Announced For Brooklyn Public Library’s 2018 Literary Prize

Last week the Brooklyn Public Library and the Brooklyn Eagles announced the list of finalists for the fourth annual Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. The BPL Literary Prize was launched in 2015 by the Brooklyn...

There’s Still Time to Gather Your Co-workers and Run a Brooklyn 5K

Bring the office to the park for a fun, teambuilding event that strengthens community in Brooklyn and promotes health in the workplace. There’s still time to register for the inaugural Just Energy BROOKLYN RUNS...

Jennifer Egan Discusses ‘Manhattan Beach’ At Brooklyn Public Library

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Last night author Jennifer Egan was in the green room of the Brooklyn Public Library's central branch getting ready to go on stage for a talk about her book Manhattan Beach....

LPC Designates Former Hans S. Christian Kindergarten A Landmark

CARROLL GARDENS - On Tuesday morning, the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the former Hans S. Christian Memorial Kindergarten located at 236 President Street, and an adjoining building at 238 President, as individual...

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Six New Coffee Shops: Brooklyn Heights, Downtown, Fort Greene, Park Slope,...

Brooklyn is buzzing with new coffee shops! BKLYNER visited three new cafés today where you can get your caffeine fix, sit and relax, and...

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