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Crown Heights

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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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Photos: Community Celebrates Crown Heights Diversity with Festival and New Mural

The community gathered to unveil a collaborative mural honoring the spirit of 'One Crown Heights' and celebrated with food, games ...
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One Crown Heights Festival

Annual Festival Returns to Celebrate Unity and Diversity of ‘One Crown Heights’

The One Crown Heights Festival boasts a full program of family-friendly activities and performances in appreciation of the neighborhood's diversity ...
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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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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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Sarah Elizabeth Charles

How Artist Sarah Elizabeth Charles Redefines Jazz with ‘Soulcial’ Commentary

Crown Heights musician and educator Sarah Elizabeth Charles is stretching the idea of jazz, while bringing light to questions of ...
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Dumbo, BK Reader

Report: Dumbo Surges to Third Priciest Neighborhood in NYC

Central Brooklyn Neighborhoods like Prospect Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights have seen double-digit increases in their home sales PropertyShark.com ...
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Governor Cuomo announces funding 3.1 million for Central Brooklyn community gardens.

Gov. Cuomo to Spend $3M on Community Gardens in Central Brooklyn

The funding is part of a $1.4 billion state plan to invest in health care, housing, open space and quality ...
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Tropically flavored pops on sale at Island Pops

Video: New Caribbean Ice Cream Shop in Crown Heights Has the Island Flavors Poppin’

Island Pops serves ice cream, snow cones and popsicles, as well as some booze-infused icy treats to get the party ...
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What’s the Story Behind the Vanishing Trash Cans in Crown Heights?

A simple oversight, scrap metal thieves or something else? Residents puzzle over the low number of litter baskets in the ...
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Buffalo Dance Helmet - Bamileke Peoples Cameroon

One of the Largest Private Collections of African Art Opens at Weeksville

“The Eric Edwards Collection” is of one of the largest collections of African art in the U.S. amassed by an African ...
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