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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 9: Ladies Night R&B Super Jam
  • Now - Feb 28: Tea Time
  • Jan 5 - Feb 19: BLACK WALL Street: A Case For Reparations
  • Feb 14: Literary Couples: A Valentine’s Day Reading
  • Mar 1: LGBTQ Rights: The Struggles, Victories, and On-Going Fight for Equality
  • Mar 15 - 19: Mark Morris: Two Operas An evening of Britten and Purcell

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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.

Relationship Breakdown Release Call

Dealing with a relationship breakdown in your personal life? Having difficulties finding the clarity or words to get you past this difficult time? Let me support you through your relationship breakdown. Breakups, Betrayals, Life Changes, Loss of Loved One.. Any life event that has shifted your relationship out of balance – I can help. Jump on a call with me and I will help you express yourself to find peace, clarity and a clear path forward.  My Valentine’s Day Gift to you. Over 50% off. Click to sign up today for a relationship breakdown call for only $99.

Haiti Cultural Exchange Celebrates Black History Month

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange in a series of Black History Month events celebrating Haitian Culture as it morphs with African-American realities.

Volunteer for Non-Profit Children’s Literacy Workshops

Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our innovative programs, accomplished authors lead workshops in high-needs pre-K-12 classrooms, where they guide students in creating their own writing and art projects based on the theme of the author’s book.

No experience or training is needed to be a writing, research or art coach. You’ll engage and encourage students as they work on their creative projects. To sign up, please contact [email protected] with the program code(s) and workshop date(s) you’d like to join. These programs need your help at an elementary school in Bed-Stuy:

PROGRAM EARWG0202

Thursday, February 2nd – 11:20 AM – 12:50 PM

Book & Author: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Volunteer Role: Writing Coach

For more information about the program, as well as other dates to volunteer at schools around the city, please visit our volunteer opportunities page. To join our team and receive announcements of new volunteer opportunities, please complete our brief questionnaire.

Essays, thoughts and articles from local residents. If you live in Central Brooklyn and you’d like to submit, click here.

Opinions, editorial and expert advice from community leaders, elected officials, activists and industry experts in Brooklyn. To apply for your own column, click here.

The Strength in Sadness

Krystal: Let’s face it. There is no shortage of things to be upset about these days. Whether it’s grief from the loss of a loved one, a breakup, losing...

Brook-Lens

Your borough in pictures

  • Photos: BAM's 31st Annual MLK Celebration
  • Let's Dance! Salsa Classes Kick off at Brooklyn Museum
  • Picture the Dream
  • Medgar Evers Students Feed the Homeless During the Holidays
  • Healthfirst, toy giveaway, picture with Santa, Brownsville Multi-Service Center, Brooklyn
    Photos: Santa Arrives in Brownsville, Bearing Toys (And Pizza)!
  • Photos: Richard Beavers Gallery Celebrates 9th Anniversary
  • Photos: Lisa Bing and Partner Take Home Trophy in Epic Dance-Off, Fundraiser
  • Photos: ARTs East New York 1st Annual Fundraising Gala
  • Photos: 2016 NYC Marathon Through Clinton Hill and Bed-Stuy
  • Pizza-Eating Champion Scarfs Down 4th Win at Annual Flatbush Frolic
  • Haven’t been to Photoville? Don’t worry, there’s still time!
  • Kids, outdoors, activities, Brookly, families
    Day of Play Brings Brooklyn Families Together for Outdoor Activities
  • Block party, community, neighborhood, games, fun, happiness
    Crown Heights Photographer Publishes Book That Captures, Cherishes Brooklyn's Block Party Tradition
  • City Councilmember Darlene Mealy marches in The 2016 West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn Photo: Gregory L. Ingram for BK Reader, The 2016 West Indian Day Parade, Caribbean culture
    Photos: Despite Early Morning Violence, West Indian Day Parade Perseveres
  • Dancers celebrate at 15th annual Soul Summit
    As Summer Winds Down, Soul Summit Continues to Bring the Heat
  • Brooklyn rave ride
    Rave Ride Through Brooklyn Draws Cyclists from Near and Far
  • Photos: Afropunk 2016, in Living Color
  • Greenest Block in Brooklyn, East 25th Street, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, National Grid, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Scot Medbury, 300 East 25th Block Association, urban gardening
    Flatbush Street Recognized as the 2016 'Greenest Block in Brooklyn'
  • Jam Fest 2016, The Junction BID, Flatbush BID, Glenwood Road, DJ Hard Hittin' Harry, Orisha Love, Earthman Experience Band, Art of Legohn Dance Troupe
    Flatbush Residents Jam Out at Jam Fest 2016: Photos
  • Trike-a-thon, Young Minds Preschool, Carolie Mills, FAB Alliance, Putnam Triangle Plaza, tricycles, bicycles, safety, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Public Library, Pop-up Reading Room
    Toddlers Gather for Annual 'Trike-a-Thon' at Putnam Triangle Plaza