Photo by KensingtonBKThousands of people filled Coney Island Avenue Sunday, August 16, to celebrate Pakistan’s independence day with heaps of delicious food, music, dancing and more for the annual Brooklyn Mela [/blog/events/brooklyn-mela-will-be-celebrated-on-coney-island-avenue-this-sunday-watch-out-for-street-closures-and-bus-changes-2] . Held each year in New York City’s largest Pakistani community, the festivities centered around
About 13,000 people flocked to the annual Flatbush Avenue Street Fair [/blog/events/enjoy-games-rides-vendors-more-at-the-flatbush-avenue-street-fair-this-sunday-june-14] on Sunday — about a third more than last year, and the festivities celebrated the people and businesses along the avenue with dancing, music, carnival games, food, and more. For the event, which is organized by
Photo by Ned BerkeResidents took to Emmons Avenue this past Sunday for the 11th Annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair, offering free health screening, giveaways and health-related information from local organizations and businesses. Held on the waterfront between East 16th Street and Ocean Avenue, the fair was sponsored by Assemblyman
Members of the 61st Precinct Community Council and Captain John Chell pose with NYFK Sport Center’s Chinese dragons, which danced during the event.The officers, auxiliary force, leaders and community council of the NYPD’s 61st Precinct celebrated another stellar Night Out Against Crime, with hundreds of children and
Assemblyman Cymbrowitz greets a resident at last year's Health Fair. Photo courtesy of Assemblyman Cymbrowitz' OfficeAssemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is sponsoring the Ninth Annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair [/tag/lena-cymbrowitz-community-health-fair/], in conjunction with Maimonides Medical Center, Beth Israel Medical Center and Kiwanis International, June 10 from 11:30 a.m.
Photo by Erica ShermanLast month’s much-hyped Hurricane Irene became a blessing in disguise for the Brighton Neighborhood Association. As the Category 1 hurricane-turned-tropical-storm forced the postponement of the group’s annual Brighton Jubilee [/brighton-jubilee-rescheduled-to-september-18/] , fair-goers were finally able to enjoy the festivities – which just celebrated its 35th year – this
Photo from last year's event. (Source: Cymbrowitz's office)From Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowtiz’s office: > Assemblyman Cymbrowitz is sponsoring the Eighth Annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair, in conjunction with Maimonides Medical Center, Beth Israel Medical Center and Kiwanis International on Sunday, June 12 th, from 11:30 a.m. until