Upcoming Events

  • August 1: Animation for Kids at BAM
  • August 14: Tap + Cork Beer and Wine Festival
  • Through Oct. 2015: The Verrazano Bridge at 50
  • July 19 - Aug 23: The Sublime of the Mundane
  • Now - Dec 6: KAWS-- Along the Way
  • Feb 22: Janet Jackson at Barclays Center
  • Kodo One Earth Tour: Mystery


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Healthy Start Brooklyn


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Some Plants are Very Friendly with Women

Mother Earth-or Father Geb for others—stretches her arms out to people and animals in an effort to keep us fed, cleansed, and renewed. When we include edible and medicinal weeds in our health arsenal, we do...




Your borough in pictures

  • Danny Simmons, farewell party, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, photos, Philadelphia, Brooklyn
    Brook-Lens: A Farewell Celebration in Bed-Stuy for Danny Simmons
  • Brook-Lens: 'FAILE' at the Brooklyn Museum
  • Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair, Michael July, House of Art Gallery
    Brook-Lens: New Exhibit Opens in Bed-Stuy Celebrating Afros, Natural Hair
  • Brook-Lens: Tyson Beckford, Manolo Rose and a Host of Brooklyn Tastemakers Party at Trap House NYC in Bed-Stuy
  • Brook-Lens: Walk of Art Kids '10 X10' Exhibition
  • Photos: DanceAfrica 2015 Bazaar
  • Photos: MoCADA Celebrates 15 Years With Massive Masquerade Ball
  • Photos: Bed-Stuy Crusaders Season Launches with Media Day
  • Photos: The Womeneur Pre-Launch event.
  • Photos: Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Launches in Kings County
  • Brooklyn Marches for Selma!
  • A Champion's Story: BRIC Presents Work-in-Progress Reading on the Life of Nina Simone
  • Healthier Food Options Changing the Way East New York Shops and Eats
  • Brooklyn Gets Misty-fied Over World-Class Ballerina
  • Kehinde Wiley at the Brooklyn Museum: Life Reimagined... in Living Color
  • Annual 'Restore Brooklyn' Benefit Honors Rosie Perez, featuring Spike Lee
  • Photos: Doug E Fresh and Rick the Ruler aka "The Get Fresh Crew" Rock the Stage at Restoration
  • The Bedford YMCA Honors the Best of Brooklyn
  • Brook-Lens: Block Party in Brooklyn Highlights NYC 'Street Styles'
  • Brook-Lens: Haitian Artists Share Poetry and Music Under the Stars