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City Data Reveals: Brooklyn’s Streets Are the Least Safe for Pedestrians

On average, vehicles seriously injure or kill a New Yorker every two hours The streets of New York can be ...
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last days of summer, BK Reader

Weekend Events Lineup: Closing out Summer with a Bang!

Artist talks, Movies Under the Stars, Atlantic Antic, Soul of Brooklyn, this weekend has something for everyone! Well, it's official: ...
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What Exactly are Those Weird Kiosks Popping up all Over Central Brooklyn?

LinkNYC Free WiFi Kiosks: underused, but highly useful Until last year, payphones on the streets of New York remained neglected ...
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Dimitrios Fragiskatos, Anyone Comics

In Crown Heights, Now Anyone Can Create Comics, at Anyone Comics

Whether you love reading comics, or aspire to create your own, anyone is welcomed at this new Crown Heights, comic ...
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Ayọ on Her New Album, Living in Brooklyn and the Importance of Self Acceptance

Ayọ will be headlining a free performance at the 8th Annual Soul of BK festival on Sunday at Weeksville Heritage ...
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NYC 2017 Primary Election Results: Ampry-Samuel Wins 41st District

The results are in from yesterday’s NYC primary elections, where residents voted for mayor, public advocate, district attorney and councilmembers ...
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The 2017 NYC Primaries – An Overview and Where to Vote

The 2017 elections are for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough Presidents, District Attorneys and 51 City Council seats On Tuesday, ...
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New ‘HBCU Hub’ Aims to Increase Awareness Among High School Students in Brooklyn

Hampton U alum Nicole Barnwell has kick-started an HBCU advocacy group-- the first-ever in New York City-- called The HBCU ...
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District 35 Candidates Spar over Affordable Housing

The 35th City Council District race is a crucial one, particularly for the future of affordable housing, considering the district is home ...
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Diabetes, How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, Brooklyn Borough Presidents office, plant-based diets, healthy eating, food as medicine, Eric. L. Adams, public discussion

After Conquering Diabetes, BP Adams Shares Book, Diet That Helped Save His Life!

“The best thing to happened to me in my life is that I became diabetic, because if I wasn’t diabetic, ...
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Photos: West Indian American Day Parade 2017, ‘Pon de Road…’

Check out these photos from Brooklyn’s annual West Indian American Day Parade on Monday, September 4, which was celebrating its ...
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District 41 Candidates Discuss Housing, Economic Growth During Brownsville Community Forum

The candidates running for the 41st District proposed incubation programs, apprenticeships, vocational training and more On Wednesday, the Democratic candidates ...
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