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Brownsville - East New York

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ARTs East New York, BK Reader, ReNew Lots, Brooklyn arts, anti-gentrification, The Van Lier [re]Activate Fellowship, artist incubator, affordable artist spaces, East New York artists, East New York Incubator, Catherine Green, Brooklyn arts programs, East Brooklyn artists, social practice artists, vacant lots East New York,

Call for Artists: ARTs East New York Launches Phase 2 of ReNew Lots with Fellowship Program

ARTs East New York's 'The Van Lier [re]Activate Fellowship' provides a $16,000 stipend, 24-hour access to studio/gallery space and professional mentorship ...
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Spark Prize, Cave Canem, Brooklyn Community Foundation, winners, 2018, Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College, Exalt Youth (exalt), GRIOT Circle, Red Hook Initiative, Cecilia Clarke, BK Reader

Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces Winners of 2018 $100,000 Spark Prize

These trailblazing organizations are at the forefront of making our borough a better place for all to raise healthy children ...
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NYCHA Heating, BK Reader Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, Comptroller Stringer, Pink Houses, Rutland Towers, Tilden Houses, Reid Houses, Howard Houses, Shola Olatoye, NYCHA chairwoman Shola Olatoye, NYC comptroller, heating outages, hot water outages, NYCHA developments, NYCHA housing, East Flatbush, Brownsville, East New York,

Stringer Calls NYCHA Heating Outages ‘Unacceptable,’ Announces Audit

Complaints about non-functioning heat and hot water have come from tenants at over 30 NYCHA developments across the city, including ...
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Crime Rate Hits Historic Low in Central and East Brooklyn

The Brooklyn DA's office presented historic low numbers of homicides and shootings and announced the launch of a new criminal ...
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recycling, tree recycling

‘Treecycle’ Your Christmas Tree or ‘Chip’ in at the Annual MulchFest

Christmas has come and passed and soon it's time to take down those decorations - and now what to do ...
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‘Thanks a Latke’ to the Brooklyn Museum, Host of the 9th Annual Latke Festival

Latke Lovers around the city came out to celebrate the creative interpretations of the potato pancake! In what is becoming ...
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Santaland Spreads Holiday Cheer in Brownsville

‘Santaland,’ Healthfirst’s holiday celebration, brought Christmas Cheer to 2,500 little and not-so-little guests alike On Saturday, Healthfirst transformed the Seth Low Community ...
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Brownsville Mother-Daughter Team Creates Children’s Book Series to Bring Culture into the Classroom

Cathie Wright-Lewis and daughter Cheyenne Lewis created 'Mama Relly,' a children’s book that teaches history, drawing stories from their own ...
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Art in the Parks, BK Reader, Central Brooklyn, physical activity, physical exercise, obesity, hypertension, high blood pressure, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. BassettBrower Park, Howard Park, Lincoln Terrace Park, diabetes, exercise, balanced diet, community parks, Brooklyn parks,

‘Art in the Parks’ Initiative Encourages Central Brooklynites to Become Active in Their Local Parks

The 'Art in the Parks: Active Open Space' initiative awarded $100,000 to eight community-based organizations to install public art that ...
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The L Train Shutdown is Looming – What’s the Plan?

The newly released MTA mitigation plan seeks to increase subway and bus services, and implement additional bus lines and a ...
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East Brooklyn Congregations, Metro Industrial Areas Foundation, Jumaane Williams, Mark Levine, Corey Johnson, Robert Cornegy, senior affordable housing units, vacant NYCHA land

Council Speaker Candidates Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis in Forum

During Thursday's forum, four main requests were voiced: to rehabilitate existing NYCHA units, to allocate capital for new affordable units, to ...
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agritech, BP Adams, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, hydroponics, Growing Brooklyn's Future Initiative, Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, BK Reader, greenhouse, Brooklyn schools, hydroponic classrooms, rooftop gardens, school gardens, healthy nutrition, healthy produce, organic, food desert, urban farming, agritech industry,

BP Adams Allocates Greenhouse Funding to Brooklyn Schools, Brings Agritech into the Classrooms

The $7 million investment will expand the BP's 'Growing Brooklyn’s Future' initiative to seven new schools in Brownsville, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bergen Beach, ...
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