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Brownsville - East New York

What's Happening Near You

Councilmember Rafael Espinal joined by representatives from East New York Farms, urban gardeners of Ashford Abundant Garden and community stakeholders.

Espinal and Adams are Pushing for a Green Revolution with Urban Agriculture Bill Package

The legislation would require the city to analyze the potential of urban farming and to create a comprehensive urban agriculture ...
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Back to School Health Fairs in Central and East Brooklyn

The health fairs provide free health screenings and offer useful resources and workshops on subjects such as weight management, healthy ...
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Fulton Street, East New York

‘Commercial Corridor Challenge’ Boosts Small Businesses in East New York

The pilot program provides funds, expertise and support to carry out physical improvements to storefronts and streetscapes, and to boost ...
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HealthCare Choices Inc Dental Suite, BK Reader

East New York Health Center Opens Community Dental Clinic

HealthCare Choices Inc. opened its state-of-the-art dentistry to bring a much-needed array of dental services to the East New York ...
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Missing Brownsville children

Missing Brownsville Siblings Found Safe in Manhattan Starbucks

The two Brownsville children were found sleeping in a Starbucks on 325 West 49th Street and were taken to a ...
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Project Homemade Brings Free Healthy Eating Classes to East New York

Project Homemade not only teaches cooking techniques but focuses on educating the community to make healthier food choices. While East ...
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Mosquito and ticks - protect yourself!

City to Spray for Mosquitoes in Central and East Brooklyn

In the fight against mosquitoes, the health department uses pesticides that are low-risk to people and pets, and provides the community with ...
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Celebrate National Night Out in Central and East Brooklyn

Meet your local police officers and neighbors while enjoying free food, games, prizes and music during the 35th Annual National ...
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Video: Brownsville Goes Green with First Door-to-Door Recycling Initiative

The grassroots recycling initiative just launched a few weeks ago, but it has been gaining traction as more Brownsville residents ...
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Buprenorphine Nurse Care Manager Initiative

City Expands Initiative to Help Uninsured New Yorkers with Opioid Addiction Treatment

The initiative permits primary care providers to prescribe buprenorphine, a medication for opioid addiction treatment, and nurses to offer patient ...
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The Brownsville Arts Center and Apartments

City Reveals Plans to Bring 900 Affordable Housing Units to Brownsville

The developments will be built across three city-owned sites and provide space for business, recreation, arts and culture. The city ...
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The B12 is the most unreliable bus route in the city.

Brooklyn’s B12 Is the City’s Most Unreliable Bus Route

The B12 route has been awarded the 2018 "Schleppie" by the Straphanger Campaign for its unreliable service The B12 is the ...
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