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Upcoming Events

  • Frank Morrison, Urban Restoration, illustration, gentrification, BK Reader, Brooklyn artist, Richard Beavers Gallery, Richard Beaver
    Dec 16 - Jan 28: Frank Morrison 'Urban Restoration'
  • Jan 25: Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old
  • Jan 15 - Feb 22: The Game Of Jewish Life
  • Feb 2: Bklyn Museum’s Target First Saturday
  • Black Superheroes, BK Reader, BAM, BAMcinématek, Blaxploitation, Brown Girl Begins, Nalo Hopkinson, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Sun Ra, Kirikou and the Sorceress, Yeelen, Cleopatra Jones, Foxy Brown, Shaft, Abar: The First Black Superman, Will Smith, Men In Black, Wesley Snipes, Blade, Aaliyah, Queen of he Damned, Forest Whitaker, Ghost Dog, Michael Jai White, Spawn, Halle Berry, Catwoman, Black Dynamite, Melvin Van Peebles, Sweet Sweetback’s Baadassss Song
    Feb 2 - Feb 18: Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film
  • Feb 11: Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s Lunar New Year Celebration: The Year of the Dog

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Healthy Cooking Workshop, plant-based, plant-based cooking, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, BK Reader, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn health

Healthy Cooking Workshop

The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Invites you to a Healthy Cooking Workshop.

You will learn:

  • how to prepare affordance and delicious plant-based recipes
  • how easy plant-based cooking can be
  • how to make healthier lifestyle choices

To rsvp please (718) 801-3798 or visit brooklyn.usa/healthycookingworkshop


CAMBA, Homebase, BK Reader, tenant protection, tentant rights, housing, Brooklyn housing, homelessness, placement

Place, Preserve and Protect Workshop Series

“Place” for Becoming Tenants presented by CAMBA and HOMEBASE includes three sessions. Pre-screens will be available after each session. Light refreshments will be provided.

To sign up or if you have any questions, please call (718) 622-7323.

Training, workforce development, BK Reader, St. Nick's Alliance, construction jobs, driver jobs, certifications

Training & Placement Assistance


Want to build a career in construction? Do you want to be in the driver’s seat with your career? St. Nick’s Alliance offers trainings and certifications for free!

All who are interested must attend the free info-session!

Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:45 pm (duration: 3 hours).


Your borough in pictures

  • Photos: In Times Square, NYC's Immigrant and Haitian Communities Were Here for it!
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jelani Cobb, BAM, Brooklyn Academy of Music, tribute, Kirsten Gillibrand, Laurie Cumbo, Chuck Schumer, Corey Johnson, Eric Adams, Katy Clark, Martha Redbone, Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir
    Photos: Brooklyn's 32nd Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 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'
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