After getting off to a rocky start, a federal program designed to support entertainment venues and promoters shuttered by the pandemic has finally started to award hundreds of millions of dollars in financial relief to both marquee institutions and lesser-known entities in New York City. But some smaller operators whose
Students and faculty marching to Michelle Anderson’s house. Photo/ Dave Sanders. Brooklyn College students and staff joined together yesterday to demand President Michelle Anderson release a plan for the $58 million COVID relief fund for the institution. Faculty and students gathered in front of Brooklyn College on Bedford Ave
Kim Meyer waits for customers in her new Cobble Hill restaurant, Kimpanadas. | Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITYBy Ann Choi, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/economy/2021/5/19/22444882/brooklyn-restaurant-renaissance-cooking-manhattan] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] [https://www.thecity.nyc/economy/2021/5/
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter at Phyl’s Academy in Brooklyn on March 23, 2021. (Image: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office) By Briget Rein, current UFT employee and a candidate for New York City Council District 39. Throughout this pandemic, I have put my faith in
Friends and Family Gathers and elected officials gather to honor the late Dr. Roy A Hastick Sr. Mukta Ahmad/BklynerFamily, friends, and elected officials gathered in front of Caton Flats – the 225 unit affordable housing project on the corner of Caton [/800-flatbush/] and Flatbush Avenues championed by Dr. Roy A
Photo by Julie Ricard [https://unsplash.com/@jricard?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/brooklyn-nyc?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] By Dr. Sanjiv S. Shah, Chief Medical Officer of MetroPlusHealth Before COVID, many of us would
By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York [https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/4/14/22384266/brooklyn-high-school-paid-tutoring-covid] Brooklyn high school freshman Alandinio Cineas was stumped: the algebra assignment asked him to write and graph an equation showing how many different pieces of fruit he could buy with $15. As he worked from
Photo by Jorge Salvador [https://unsplash.com/@jsshotz?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/dollars?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] By Allison Dikanovic and Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.
Meisha Ross Porter at City Hall. By Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeBy Reema Amin and Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat New York [https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/4/8/22373503/de-blasio-nyc-school-closures-2-case-rule] Two unrelated cases of coronavirus among staff and students will no longer trigger building closures for New York City schools, Mayor
Monday, March 22, 2021. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.By Alex Zimmerman and Reema Amin, Chalkbeat New York [https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/4/5/22368832/opt-in-person-learning-nyc] The nation’s largest school system was among the first to throw open its doors. But it has struggled to entice most
NYCHA vaccination site at Nostrand Houses in Brooklyn on Friday, February 12, 2021. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeBy Brian Benjamin, Roxanne Persaud, and Kitaw Demissie, MD, PhD New York City is one of the most racially diverse cities in the world – it’s what makes our city incomparable to all
A two-part panel on low-income entrepreneurship in Brooklyn organized by the Center for an Urban Future included LaToya Meaders from Collective Fare, Camille Newman from the Brooklyn Women’s Business Center, Chymeka Olfonse from BUILD NYC, La-Shawn Allen-Muhammad from the Central Brooklyn EDC and Ras Omeil Morgan from iaRas iTal.