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Upcoming Events

  • June 6th - Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective, 1999–2016
  • June 15 - Just Blaze and Friends
  • June 23 - Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats
  • June 24 & 25 - Parents Who Dance
  • June 24 - Brooklyn Eats Trade Show
  • June 28th - Lisa Simone - Free Screening of What Happened Miss Simone?

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DOH PregnancyAre You Expecting? NEW PARENT?
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Healthy Start Brooklyn

Find out what's new in your community HERE, or post your own announcement HERE.

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STEAM for Social Change Program

Join our afterschool program at the Macon Library!

Learn and have fun at the Interactive Maker Space at Macon.

It’s free. Learn 3D printing, robotics, circuitry, journalism and more!

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The Healing Power of Food

The Live Light Live Right Program is planning to present The Healing Power of Food”, a community-engagement event on Thursday, June 2, 2016  at Brookdale Hospital that showcases many of our community partners with a focus on Nutrition and local resources to improve population health. This will be a forum to  engage the physicians and the community to achieve a collective impact. The event will include workshops, panel discussions, a community marketplace to improve access and improve health equity.  
Registration is free and open to all. We request that you register on line through our portal which you will find on the save the date flyer. Individual registrants can also register by  up a the registration sheet attached and send back with names by e mail to [email protected].  This conference will offer CME credits  and lunch during the community marketplace event.
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Take a ‘Hard Hat’ Tour of Myrtle Avenue Plaza Construction Zone!

Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership (MARP) is offering a special tour of the area it is called Myrtle Avenue Plaza Construction Zone Tour: Past, Present & Future (Saturday, May 21) where people can take a guided “hard hat*” tour along Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill and hear about the area’s evolution beginning 175 years ago through present day construction to the future Myrtle Avenue Plaza. Attendees will get insider knowledge about four new buildings currently under construction, learn details about the new Myrtle Avenue Plaza and the rich history of this rapidly transforming area.

The tour will begin at 11am on Saturday, May 21st, at Brewklyn Grind (557 Myrtle Avenue) and last 90 minutes.  Registration is required and capacity is limited.  Reserve your spot by clicking here.

*Note: Actual safety gear is not required for this tour. The tour won’t enter active construction sites and will remain on Myrtle Avenue. Attendees will receive a fun “Myrtle Avenue Hard Hat.”

LOCAL VOICES

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Waving Our Flags on Memorial Day

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Why Most Small Businesses Stay Small

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Climactic Change

By Michael Milton "...Oh, how this spring of love resembleth the uncertain glory of an April day Which now shows all...

Brook-Lens

Your borough in pictures

  • The Campus, Jesse Hamilton, technology hub, Brownsville, Eric Adams, Latrice Walker, Digital Girl, Green Earth Poets Cafe, Latrice Walker
    Photos: Brownsville to Become Site of First Technology Hub in Public Housing Campus
  • Photos: Grand Opening of Arts East New York
  • Photos: The Shirley Chisholm Women of Distinction Celebration
  • Mandatory Inclusionary Housing, Zoning for Quality and Affordability, Bill de Blasio
    Photos: Mayor de Blasio Pays Surprise Visit to Bed-Stuy, Campaigns his Affordable Housing Bills
  • Photos: 'The People Who Could Fly,' a Quilting Exhibit
  • Photos: How Young Brooklynites are Breaking Free of the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • Photos: Crepe House on Myrtle Ave, Soon Come!
  • Photos: It's a Carnival Christmas at the Bedford YMCA
  • Photos: Stuyvesant Indi Bazaar Offers Unique, Eclectic and Local Handmade Goods
  • Photos: Ballet Next Visits the Little Ballerinas of the Bedford YMCA
  • (l to r) Brooklyn Nets players Brook Lopez and Markel Brown work alongside Dr. Melony Samuels, executive director of The Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger
    The Brooklyn Nets Campaign Against Hunger, Hand Out Turkeys in Bed-Stuy
  • Photos: Halloween at Von King
  • Brooklyn Honors, Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA
    Photos: Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA's 3rd Annual 'Brooklyn Honors'
  • VIDEO: The 35th Annual Restoration 10K Walk, Run & Ride
  • Brook-Lens: Photos from Restoration Rocks! 2015
  • Brook-Lens: At Judgement of Brooklyn, is the East a Beast, or is the West the Best?
  • Brook-Lens: Lion's Den Officially Opens for Business
  • Blood Moon in Brooklyn!
  • Brook-Lens: BMS Hosts Children's Health Festival and Block Party
  • Brook-Lens: A Rooftop, a DJ and the Fresh Faces of Central Brooklyn