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  • MAR 2 - JUL 15: David Bowie Is
  • Radical Women, Brooklyn Museum, Ester Hernández, Chicana art, Sara Gómez, Marta Moreno Vega, Lygia Pape, Ana Mendieta, Marta Minujín, Margarita Paksa, Victoria Santa Cruz, Latina art, feminism, Feliza Bursztyn, Zilia Sánchez, feminist art, Latin American women artists,
    Apr 13 - Jul 22: Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960 - 1985
  • APR 20: MARTIN'S LIT AF TOUR
  • UNTIL APR 22: RODIN - THE BODY IN BRONZE
  • BRIC Open, BK Reader, BRIC festival, art installations, concerts, Black Gotham Experience, Shared Studios, Under the Same Sky…We Dream, talks, art exhibitions, Bordering the Imaginary, diaspora art, immigration, Paola Mendoza, Kamau Ware, The Chamana, Lido Pimienta, Blitz the Ambassador,
    Apr 26 - 29: BRIC OPEN
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard, Tour, BLDG 92, Brooklyn Tours
    ONGOING: BROOKLYN NAVY YARD -PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

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Community,Love,Health & Wellness Fair

Community, Love​,​ Health & Wellness Fair April 28​,​ 2018 at ​378 Throop Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11221

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Northeast Housing Development Corporation in partnership with WIN by Winfield Sargeant and St Mary’s Church of God in Christ will be sponsoring a free health & wellness fair. Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn from 9:00am – 5:00pm, EDT​ at ​378 Throop Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11221​. The focus of the fair is to provide free medical screenings for cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, heart disease, hypertension, blood glucose, other conditions. We will be providing food and refreshments and there will be fitness, meditation, and yoga demonstrations, along with many other fun and healthy activities. This day will bring loads of fun and entertainment for the family. We hope to see you all there! Don’t miss it!! “After a century of trying, we declared that healthcare in America is not a privilege for a few, it is a right for everybody.” President Barack Obama This is a free event​. Any voluntary donations will go toward purposeful events to educate, uplift, and Inspire greatness for generations to come. Northeast Brooklyn housing Corporation, WIN by Winfield Sargeant and St Mary’s Church of God in Christ partner annually feeding the community for Thanksgiving as well as Distributing toys in our community for christmas. Spending time with seniors by organizing Senior Day with a number of senior centers in the community,

For more information please feel free to contact me. Winfield Sargeant (646) 856-9623 or by email at ​[email protected]

Bed Stuy Homeowner’s Q & A Panel

You are invited to attend the Bed Stuy Homeowner’s Q & A Panel at Chez Oskar, 310 Malcolm X Blvd on Thursday April 19th at 6:00pm.

Jevon Gratineau, Halstead’s Top Real Estate Agent in Bed Stuy, is leading an informative Q & A Panel open to homeowners, landlords, curious sellers and interested buyers to talk about what kinds of options are available for your unique property, in this market under the current tax laws and mortgage rates. Joining, him are Real Estate Attorney, Yuriy Moshes; a representative from a NYC Title company; and Todd Meyer, Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Bank of America.

Hosted at Chez Oskar, food and drinks will be served and all attendees will be entered into a raffle for a free iPad.

RESERVE YOUR FREE SEAT HERE

Free Overdose Prevention Training

The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President invites you to a free overdose prevention training.
Know how to recognize and reverse an overdose and restore breathing using lifesaving medication naloxone. Become a certified overdose responder. Receive a free overdose rescue kit with naxolone.
To RSVP call 718-802-4299.

The training will take place at various dates, times and locations.

Brook-Lens

Your borough in pictures

  • Healthfirst, Women's History Month, trailblazing women, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Lin Tan, Jacqueline Contreras , FDNY Deputy Chief Tonya Boyd,
    Photos: Healthfirst Honors Women Trailblazers at Third Annual Women’s History Month Awards Celebration
  • Women's History Month, six centenarians, NYC Health + Hospitals, Angela Cooper, Eslyn Simpson, Margaret Alcindor, Caroline Binns, Carolyn Burton, Rebecca Gilmore, Enid Peterkin, Lucille Watson, 100 year old brooklynites
    Photos: Six Centenarians Celebrate 100 Years of Life at McKinney Nursing Center in East Flatbush
  • Gun laws, March For Our Lives, Black Lives Matter, BK Reader, March, NYC march, Brooklyn, 2nd Amendment
    Photos: BK Reader Asks Brooklynites, Why Did You Join the March for Our Lives?
  • National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers College, black literature, Gathering at the Waters: Healing, Legacy and Activism in Black Literature, Sonia Sanchez, Gloria J. Browne Marshall, Bakari Kitwana, Wallace Ford, Michael Simanga, Greg Carr, Evie Shockley, Black Arts movement, M.W. Bennett
    Photos: Black Literature Lovers Gather at the National Black Writers Conference
  • Bed-Stuy Beauty Collective, Madam C.J. Walker, Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards, Beauty, Brooklyn, Beauty Industry, BID, Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District, Bed-Stuy BID
    Photos: Bed-Stuy's Madam C.J. Walker Awards Celebrate Beauty Entrepreneurs of Color
  • acc mascots, BK Reader, Brownsville, Brownsville students, ACC Mascots dance-off, ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament, Brownsville Ascend Charter School
    Photos: ACC Mascots Have Dance-Off with Brownsville Youth
  • Black history, BK Reader, Senator Jesse Hamilton, Senator Marisol Alcantara, Medgar Evers College Prep, W. E. B. DuBois High School, Bertha Lewis, Kalief Browder Foundation,  Black Institute, school to prison pipeline, Medgar Evers College, Akeem Browder, Kalief Browder, Black Minds Matter rally, Mercedes Liriano Clark, Malcolm Xavier Combs, Lay the Guns Down Foundation, No Guns Smoke
    Photos: Black Minds Matter Rally in Support of Black History Education
  • These products and brand names have Brooklyn roots.
    Photos: 'The Business of Brooklyn' Exhibit Celebrates 100 Years of Bklyn Businesses
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation, Cecilia Clarke, Spark Prize 2018, Cave Canem Foundation, the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College, Exalt Youth, GRIOT Circle, Red Hook Initiative, Brooklyn Philanthropy, Brooklyn NonProfits
    Photos: Brooklyn NonProfits Celebrated for Their Commitment to Racial Equity and Social Justice in the Borough
  • 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
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