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Treyger Gets Funding For NYPD, Schools, & Clean-Up For Bensonhurst In...

Council Member Mark Treyger, representing Bensonhurst, Coney Island, and Gravesend, has secured major funding in the fiscal year 2018 budget for renovations to area libraries, parks,...

PS 124 Receives $9,615 Grant For Special Needs & ELL Mosaic...

Thanks to a grant from the NYC Department of Education's Arts for English Language Learners (ELL) and Students With Disabilities program, the kids of PS 124 will soon...

Officials Allocate $3.5 Million For Improvements to Prospect Park’s Flatbush Avenue...

Last week, the Prospect Park Alliance announced a total of $3.5 million in funding from Borough President Eric Adams and the City Council in...

BP Adams Allocates Millions For Local Dance, Arts And Cultural Groups

A massive windfall in funds is coming in 2016 to dozens of Brooklyn cultural institutions and libraries thanks to an investment of over $8...

Tell CB 14 What Projects You Want Funded In Ditmas Park

What projects would you like to see funded in our area? Something for the library? Our schools? Something else? Whatever it is, Community Board 14...

7 Free and Cheap Brooklyn Summer Camps

  Are you shopping for summer camp on a budget? In addition to these camps, just call up the camps you're interested in.  Many have...

Poll: What Would You Support In Our Neighborhood To Deter Crime?

A series of armed robberies last fall at Ox Cart Tavern, Mimi’s Hummus, Lark Café, and the Stratford Deli left our community feeling shaken and vulnerable. It also...

Got An Idea For A Great Neighborhood Improvement Project? Get A...

Working on transforming an empty lot into a garden? Trying to organize tenants to advocate for better housing conditions? Hoping to get your elementary...

Borough President Steers Millions To Brooklyn Schools For Upgrades

Brooklyn schools, including our neighborhood's P.S. 249, are receiving major funding for repairs, upgrades and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by...

BP Adams Steers Millions To Brooklyn Schools For Upgrades

Several Brooklyn educational institutions are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars each for repairs, upgrades, and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by...

Editorial: Deutsch’s “Participatory Governing” Concept No Replacement For Participatory Budgeting

Councilman Chaim Deutsch has touted his "participatory governing" approach as an alternative to participatory budgeting, but his first attempt - a governing workshop held...

Sheepshead Bay Library Featured In Video Appealing For More Library Funding

[vimeo 95529067 w=580 h=326] I guess it's not exactly the highest honor when they flash the Sheepshead Bay branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (2636...

PS 295 Receives $141,000 Grant To Fund Music Programs

Three cheers are in order for our neighbors at PS 295 (330 18th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues). The school announced on Tuesday that...

On Sandy Aid, City Wants Long Term Solutions While State Pushes...

The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article last week, examining the different and competing visions of city and state administrators when it comes...

The Ever-Shrinking Funding Of Prospect Park

Earlier this week, neighbor and NY Times Gotham columnist Michael Powell gave a glimpse inside Prospect Park's disappearing city funding with his article, Reducing Some City...