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Upcoming Events

  • June 30 - Prospect Park Yoga
  • Summerscreen, outdoor movie, film screening, McCarren Park
    July 6 - August 10 Summerscreen Series
  • July 10 - Afro-Latino Festival Day 3
  • Who Shot Sports, photography collection
    July 15 - Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History
  • Katherine Toukhy, Alexandria Smith
    July 17 - And still, she grows flowers in her flesh - art exhibit
  • Portrait of Myself as my Father, BAM, Theatre de la Ville
    Sep 14-17: Portrait of Myself as my Father, BAM, Theatre de la Ville



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Healthy Start Brooklyn

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


Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab (BCAL) Summer Camp

BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group and Irondale Ensemble Project present the third annual Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab (BCAL) Summer Camp.
BCAL offers a unique summer camp experience for young creative minds (ages 10-14) in the heart of Brooklyn Cultural District. Explore and learn from professional teaching artists working in the fields of Dance, Theater, Visual Art, and Film/Media. Be inspired, collaborate, and create with other young artists, and produce and perform in a culminating stage spectacle pushing the boundaries of art making.

July 5 – 29, 2016

Weekdays, 9AM-4PM

Extended day option available
Final Presentation: Saturday, July 30 at 2PM

More information at


Calling Artists of Color!

Looking for visual artists of color to be showcased in an upcoming summer event.

You must:
– Have at least 6 large pieces to display
– Be able to transport your art to Crown Heights
– Be comfortable speaking about yourself and your work

If interested, include your social media and website in your reply.

Thank you!


Supporting ‘Unity’ in the Community

By DrLoni, Local Contributor One love for the positive feedback following my first BKReader post on June 7th.  In response to learning of my harassment,  one neighbor volunteered herself and her husband...



Climactic Change

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


Your borough in pictures

  • Boss Brunch, fundraiser, City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo,
    Photos: CM Cumbo Holds 'Boss Brunch'
  • Fros, Clothes and Hair Pros at Curlfest 2016: Photos
  • Bedstuy, Probation, DOP, poetry, Musical Connections, BMS, Green Earth Poets Cafe, NeOn Arts
    Green Earth Poets Café Gives Final Performance at BMS: Photos
  • Naturalization Ceremony, Wyckoff House Museum, Melissa Branfman, Judge Vera Scanlon, Brian Merlis, Councilmember Alan Maisel
    Naturalization Ceremony at Wyckoff House Welcomes 30 New Citizens: Photos
  • 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?