Much Ado About Nothing, 2015. (Photo by Justin Bereman)Not many neighborhoods can claim a classical theater company of their own. And even fewer neighborhoods can claim a classical theater company of their own that offers Shakespeare for free. But we can. South Brooklyn Shakespeare will be offering up its
Hassan Razzaq. Photo via Free Hassan RazzaqFamily members, neighbors and friends are banding together to raise the money that will be needed to post bail for Hassan Razzaq, the 19-year-old Kensington resident who has been charged with killing his abusive father, Mohammad Razzaq, last month. The new fundraising campaign, which
Photo via 773 LoungeThis Saturday, you can dance the night away to help 773 Lounge rebuild after a devastating fire destroyed the much-loved neighborhood bar in November. The “Night In Killarney” fundraiser will be held from 7pm to 11pm this Saturday, January 24, at St. Thomas Aquinas’ Monsignor King Hall,
After an armed robber stole laptops and an iPad from writers meeting at Lark Café (1007 Church Avenue) Thursday evening, neighbors have launched a fundraising campaign to help those who lost their computers – which they pointed out the authors depend on for their livelihood. Kari Browne, Lark’s owner, said
Amid legal troubles connected to a 20-count indictment for mail fraud, tax evasion and perjury, Congressman Michael Grimm’s campaign cash is drying up – and donors are turning their backs. On the bright side for the lawmaker, he received permission last week to raise money specifically to cover the costs
Source: GoodNCrazy/FlickrBensonhurst resident Iljirijana Glavatovic recently started a virtual book drive to raise money for students at a Brooklyn public elementary school. A sophomore at City College, Glavatovic and her three siblings decided to open an online book drive using the services of a charity organization called First Book.
Wheated owner David Sheridan contacted us to ask about hiring staff for the long-awaited brick oven pizza spot, and their opening is finally in sight! We are looking for bartenders, pizza makers, servers, prep, and warewash/backbar staff. Basically everything. Experience is plus. Living in the area is a plus.
Fan of tubed meat? Looking to help with Sandy relief? Applewood (501 11th Street) has the answer. This Sunday, from 8pm – midnight, the restaurant will be grilling up a few mouthwatering sausages, mixing up some tasty seasonal beverages and spinning some wicked cool vintage records, all to benefit Sandy relief
Source: Flickr upload bot via Wikimedia CommonsStacey Catapano of Brooklyn Makeup Studio has been working with the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) to raise funds and awareness for those affected by the disease. She’s become a PDF Champion, a name bestowed on those who are dedicated individuals and give
Rep. Michael Grimm (from house.gov)Reports confirm that the FBI is still investigating Congressman Michael Grimm for alleged improprieties during his 2010 campaign fundraising. The FBI has been talking to former staff members and volunteers who worked on Grimm’s campaign and asking about the funds, according to Politicker.
Grimm on Bay Ridge's 5th Avenue in June 2010, when he was a candidate seeking to unseat Democrat Michael McMahon. (Source: Brian Hedden via Bay Ridge Odyssey)The Grimm Files is the newest creation of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Modeled after sites like The Smoking Gun, albeit with a
It is Autism Awareness Month, and with one in every 150 children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, for which there is no known cure, Southern Brooklyn families who have been touched by this mysterious impairment are gearing up to participate in the First Annual Walk for Autism, organized by
P.S. 222 parents say Roll-N-Roaster shortchanged children after a fundraider (Photo courtesy of irockiroll via Flickr)Iconic Sheepshead Bay restaurant Roll-N-Roaster is playing Scrooge this holiday season and barking a mighty “Ba humbug” to needy children, according to parents at a local elementary school. Parents Association leaders at P.