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Immortalizing The Culture of Rest in Peace Murals

Immortalizing The Culture of Rest in Peace Murals

Photographer Omar Hamdoun and digital artist Michael Brewer bear witness to the way New Yorkers mourn their loved ones in their book "See You On the Other Side."
BK High School Scores Bittersweet Basketball Championship After Eligibility Controversy

BK High School Scores Bittersweet Basketball Championship After Eligibility Controversy

Eagle Academy Brooklyn took home their second consecutive PSAL championship, but the win came after a flurry of disqualifications throughout the league, calling into question the regulation practices of high school basketball.
Atlantic Avenue's Newest Entry Serves up Lebanese Tacos

Atlantic Avenue's Newest Entry Serves up Lebanese Tacos

El Cedro melds Lebanese and Mexican cuisine, highlighting a long — and often unknown — history between the two countries.
Mayor Launches Pilot Programs to Tackle Package Theft, Domestic Violence

Mayor Launches Pilot Programs to Tackle Package Theft, Domestic Violence

During his weekly press conference, the mayor hoped the two programs he launched will improve the lives of everyday New Yorkers.
Second Migrant Shelter Quietly Opens in Clinton Hill, One Block Away From Large Shelter Complex

Second Migrant Shelter Quietly Opens in Clinton Hill, One Block Away From Large Shelter Complex

Several Clinton Hill residents who spoke to BK Reader said they did not know about the opening of the new shelter on Ryerson Street.
Watch this Indie Film About The BK Cannabis Hustle

Watch this Indie Film About The BK Cannabis Hustle

The Brooklyn-based film follows the main character, Victor Washington, scramble all over the borough after getting into a jam.
From The Beatles to Biggie: This Brooklyn DJ is Remixing Iconic Album Covers as Art

From The Beatles to Biggie: This Brooklyn DJ is Remixing Iconic Album Covers as Art

"Cover Lover Remix" is a touring group exhibit by art curator Richard Burroughs, featuring local artists that remix their favorite album covers
Shane's, BK's Favorite Breakfast Spot, Celebrates 22 Years in Prospect Heights

Shane's, BK's Favorite Breakfast Spot, Celebrates 22 Years in Prospect Heights

“I decided to go into the restaurant business [to provide] a need,” said owner Luther Williams.
Environmental Coalition Demands Community-Led Change of BQE

Environmental Coalition Demands Community-Led Change of BQE

More than a dozen organizations have formed a coalition calling for a public-led redesign of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
Letter from the Editor: A Moment of Transparency… What’s the Future of BK Reader?

Letter from the Editor: A Moment of Transparency… What’s the Future of BK Reader?

BK Reader is Transitioning: Come Grow With Us!