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Hello There, Weekend!

This weekend is a very nondescript two, three days. It's not the first weekend of Spring or Easter weekend, or ...
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High Lead Levels Found in Crown Heights’ School

A test conducted on December 16, 2016 revealed a lead concentration level of 15,000 parts per billion in the water ...
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Henry Butler Makes Bid for City Council

Bedford Stuyvesant’s Community Board 3 District Manager Henry Butler wants to be the next city councilmember representing Brooklyn's 41st district ...
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Your Easter Weekend Event Picks

So here we are again. Can you feel how often we get to this point, together? You have a 40 ...
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4th Biennial Haiti Film Fest to Kick off in Brooklyn

Tickets are now available for the 4th biennial Haiti Film Fest, sponsored the Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX), showcasing the authentic ...
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Good News in Early Warm Weather Might Mean Bad News for Cherry Blossoms in Premature Bloom

Each year, administrators at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden hope that peak blooming of the pink and white flowers coincides with ...
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Places to Take Your Little Ones in Brooklyn During Spring Break!

Brooklyn Readers, don't let the television, YouTube or social media babysit your kids this week. Get them out and active ...
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Hillary Rodham Clinton to Deliver Commencement Address at Medgar Evers College

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the keynote address to the 2017 graduates of Medgar Evers College ...
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Weekend Events Shake Down

Are you over it already? I mean, the whole wacky presidential situation has become a frickin' pain in the Putin ...
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Call for Black Women Writers: ‘Writing Ourselves into Existence”

“bein alive & bein a woman & bein colored is a metaphysical dilemma/ i havent conquered yet." --Ntozake Shange, For ...
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April Fools Weekend Event Guide

Although the saying goes "there's a sucker born every minute," it's increasingly difficult to find suckers anymore. Lots of people ...
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Brooklyn Public Library Unveils ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Card

The Brooklyn Public Library got a little wilder when it presented a new “Where the Wild Things Are” library card ...
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