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Cumbo Receives Key Endorsement from BP Adams

Councilmember Cumbo, first elected in 2013, represents the 35th District including Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, parts of  Bedford-Stuyvesant ...
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Your Funky Fresh Weekend Updates

Now that the temperatures are settling into the 90 degrees zone, and 'sticky' describes more than just the cannabis that ...
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Jazzy Nights at Medgar Evers College

A Brooklyn summer tradition, the Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival has become the stage for exceptional musicians who engage ...
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Crown Heights’ Neighborhood Strength Model Awards $100,000 to Five Local Nonprofits

The Neighborhood Strength model puts Crown Heights' residents in charge of local grant-making The Brooklyn Community Foundation anounced on Thursday, ...
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Prospect Park Voted One of Best in NY for Children

Prospect Park's Donald and Barbara Zucker Natural Exploration Area for children lets little ones "run wild!" From a distance, the Donald and ...
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Crown Heights Student Wins Prestigious Joseph E. Mohbat Prize for Writing

The annual award, in memory of journalist Joseph E. Mohbat and Brooklyn student Verdery Knights, honors exceptionally gifted Brooklyn public high school ...
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Prospect Park Now Home to NYC’s First Composting Toilets

Prospect Park’s Wellhouse underwent a $2.34 million transformation into a comfort station and is now home to the first composting ...
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Free Summer Meals for NYC Kids

For many kids, summertime means two things: fun and friends. But when school’s out, that also means that families can’t ...
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End of School Year Means Surge in Homelessness

Commissioner Banks and Borough President Adams Led Information Campaign on Homelessness On Friday, Steven Banks, commissioner of the New York City ...
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Search for Barclays Center Gunman Still Ongoing

A gunman shot a man in the ankle near the Barclays Center on Wednesday afternoon, sending bystanders running and sparking ...
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At Brooklyn Museum, Disabled Residents Use Art to Define Home

How do you define home? For the past year, 14 residents living in the Institute for Community Living's houses around New ...
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Bklyn Jewish-Muslim Deli Throws Benefit for Immigrant Organization HIAS

David’s Brisket House, located between Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy, is arguably Brooklyn's best kept “open” secret, reported Time Of Israel ...
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