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Upcoming Events

  • Rodin, BK Reader, Brooklyn Museum, Bronze statue
    NOV 17 - APR 22: Rodin - Body in the Bronze
  • David Sedaris, BAM, Greenlight Bookstore, BK Reader, book reading, author talk, book signing
    NOV 22: David Sedaris presents - Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)
  • NOV 25 & 26: JAY-Z'S '4:44 Tour'
  • NOV 30: LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY
  • DEC 7: Leila Buck’s American Dreams & Arabian Nights
  • NOV 1 - NOV 29: Brooklyn Botanical Garden Fall Highlights

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You Could Really Stink!

You could really stink! If you didn’t wash, of course, you would!  Even with basic washing, some of you know that...

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You Could Really Stink!

You could really stink! If you didn’t wash, of course, you would!  Even with basic washing, some of you know that you have smells coming from your bodily...

No respectable daily news site should ever go topless-- especially if you're based in Brooklyn, the greatest city in the world! Here's our running list of "The Top... Any-and-Everything" you could ever imagine in BK!

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Mental Health First Aid Course

As part of the City’s ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an eight hour training offered seven days a week in all five boroughs.

MHFA is a groundbreaking public education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. Enroll in a course near you below.

Become MWBE Certified

Receive 1-on-1 assistance with you MWBE certification application. Access 30 percent of government contracts set aside for MWBE-certified businesses. Subcontract with agencies that seek to support MWBE businesses.

2017 Holiday Drive Collection

Please bring new books or pajamas for children 3-11 years.

Brook-Lens

Your borough in pictures

  • Cheryl Todmann, Malik Yoba, Stars of New York Dance, 2018, Kumble Theatre, dance competition, Aletha Maybank, Patricia Robinson, Jesse Hamilton, Michael DeLorenzo, Letitia James, James O'Neill, Carla Hall, Jefferey V. Noble, Stacey Cummings, Lu-Shawn Thompson, Errol Louis, Daniel Chisolm, Kevin Hunte, Jude M. Perry, Keon Washington, Chanel DaSilva, Calvin Booker
    Two Local Stars Rise as Winners of Annual Dance Competition and Fundraiser for the Arts
  • She's Gotta Have it, Tonya Lee, Spike Lee, Netflix, party, premier, red carpet
    [PHOTOS] 'She's Gotta Have It' Red Carpet Premier at BAM
  • Photos: The 2017 NYC Marathon
  • Kings County Hospital, Halloween, BK Reader, Marsha Page, Marsha Page makeup artist
    Emmy-Nominated Makeup Artist Brought 'Boo-tiful' Halloween Fun to Kings County Hospital
  • Photos: First Annual 'Eat Greene' Street Fair in Fort Greene
  • Fall Fashion Event, Indigo Style Vintage, Peace+Riot, Mary's Hands Jewelry, BK Reader
    Photos: Fall Fashion Event on Tompkins Ave
  • West Indian Day Parade, Brooklyn, Labor Day Parade, 2017, 50th Anniversary, Caribbean culture, Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights, BK Reader, Dante Bowen
    Photos: West Indian American Day Parade 2017, 'Pon de Road...'
  • Afropunk 2017, photos, BK Reader
    Photos: Pretty Punks
  • TAMA Summerfest 2017, Tompkins Avenue Merchant Association, Bridge Street Development Corporation, BK Reader, Bed Stuy,
    Photos: TAMA Summerfest 2017 - Summer Fun in Bed Stuy
  • Photos: Good Times with Local Wines, Beers and Food at Tap+Cork 2017
  • Photos: Moshood Creations Celebrates 23rd Anniversary with Fashion Show
  • foster care youths, youth empowerment, Melody JoAnne Centeno, Foster Care Unplugged, Jermaine Smith, HeartShare St. Vincent Service
    Empowering Foster Care Youth Through Creative Design at 2nd Annual Slay Fashion Show
  • BK Reader, Curlfest 2017, Curlygirl Collective, Shae Moisture, Prospect Park, natural hair, natural beauty
    Photos: Curlfest 2017 Brings out Brooklyn's Best... How Nature Intended
  • BK Reader, Bed Stuy Art Walk, Sanctuary Spaces, Shavon Wilkins, Amit Sahu, Velda Simone, Born to Cry, art tours
    Bed Stuy's Sanctuary Spaces Hosts Art Walk
  • SD-Power19, New York State Senate Proclamations, BK Reader, community empowerment, unsung heroes, NYPD Explorers, Senator Roxanne Persaud, Senate District 19, NY State Senate,
    Photos: 19 'Unsung Heroes' of Brooklyn Honored with NY State Senate Proclamations
  • NYC Parks Department, Nieuw Amersfort Park Association, Kevin S. Parker, Jumaane Williams, silent disco, East Flatbush, BK Reader, Friends of Amersfort Park
    Photos: Residents Groove to Silent Disco in East Flatbush
  • Photos: The Community Honors 'Baba Chuck'
  • Photos: Views from 'Underhill Walls BK'
  • Photos: Kings County D.A. Gonzalez Announces His Candidacy
  • Photos: Peace & Riot Reopens, Bigger and Better!
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