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Brooklyn's Local 'Stars' Prepare to Dance for a Cause in the 6th Annual The Stars of New York Dance Competition

On Friday, November 13, seven beloved and respected leaders in the community will lace up their dancing shoes, get some pep in their step and get ready to take part in the 6th Annual The Stars of New York Dance-- a lively, thrilling and hilariously f

African Futurists Chen Lo and Asante Amin Say, 'Gimme Dat!'

Asante Amin and Chen Lo of Soul Science Lab Chen Lo and Asante Amin are Bed-Stuy-based musicians, part of a production company called Soul Science Lab that creates futuristic music that speaks to contemporary themes rooted in an African past.

VIDEO: Watch Restoration Rock Out on Fulton St!

The crowd at Restoration Rocks, October 10, 2015 Restoration Rocks 2015! Hosted by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation — the nation's first and oldest community development organization— and its Center for Arts & Culture, Resto
Brook-Lens: Photos from Restoration Rocks! 2015

Brook-Lens: Photos from Restoration Rocks! 2015

Kimberly Nichole Saturday was another successful show day for Restoration Rocks 2015, a free block party and kick-off to the week-long Bed-Stuy Alive ! celebration.
Fall into a Fun Weekend!

Fall into a Fun Weekend!

The weekend is here, the weekend is here! Ok, it comes every week, but it still feels good. We get an extension on it, since Columbus day is on Monday.

Reel Sisters 2015 Film Festival Returns to Brooklyn, Oct. 24 - 25

During the filming of Across The Tracks, by Michael Cooke The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival is on its way back to Brooklyn for its annual screening of the top-voted independent films written, produced and directed by women of color acros
Weekends at Weeksville are Back!

Weekends at Weeksville are Back!

Summer is over. But before you hunker down and retreat to the comforts of your home, check out the lineup of activities at Weeksville Heritage Center this Saturday, October 10, from 12:00noon — 6:00pm.
Feast BedStuy Food & Beverage Crawl Comes To Bed-Stuy Alive!

Feast BedStuy Food & Beverage Crawl Comes To Bed-Stuy Alive!

On Sunday, October 11, from 12:00noon - 5:00pm, Bridge Street Development Corporation will present its latest Feast BedStuy food & beverage crawl for Brooklyn's 11th annual Bed-Stuy Alive! celebration.

Rakim, Corey Glover to Headline 2015 Restoration Rocks!

(l to r) Rakim, Corey Glover It's been nearly 30 years since Rakim emerged on the scene quickly amassing a fan base that would-- three decades in- gild him in hip hop's canon as arguably one of the most influential MCs of all time! In 1986, Rakim, al

Kelis at Restoration: Her Book, Her Loves and Her Life (Bounty and Full)!

Recording artist Kelis paid a visit to Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza Wednesday night for a signing of her new cookbook, " My Life on a Plate .