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Sen. Hamilton Partners with Crown Heights Health Center for Free Lead Testing

Kamin Health Urgent Care in Crown Heights offers free lead testing for children throughout the month of January With the ...
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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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GetCoveredNYC Offers Free Health Insurance Enrollment Support to all New Yorkers

GetCoveredNYC, the citywide program, provides free live support to help uninsured New Yorkers understand their eligibility and the enrollment process ...
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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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‘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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Santa is Coming to Town: Family Fun This Holiday Weekend in Central Brooklyn

While waiting for Santa, keep yourself and the family busy with fun events all around Brooklyn! Just a few more ...
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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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2nd Annual Kwanzaa Crawl Returns to Take Over Central Brooklyn Bars

Drink and be merry during the second annual Kwanzaa Crawl in support of black-owned bars in Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights, Prospect ...
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‘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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Legal Aid Society Files Lawsuit to Block Bedford-Union Armory Plan

The suit challenges the current plan for the Crown Heights development as well as the city’s land use decisions, arguing ...
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Small Business Saturday: Where to Shop in Central and East Brooklyn

Small Business Saturday, the unofficial kick-off to the holiday shopping season, returns on November 25 and is a great opportunity ...
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