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What's Happening Near You

Bed-Stuy is booming.

Report: Brooklyn Economy Sets Records, Bed-Stuy is Booming

A report by the NY State comptroller finds: Between 2009 and 2017, job growth exceeded 70 percent in Bedford Stuyvesant, ...
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Senator Hamilton secured $190K in funding for local tenants' rights groups.

Senator Hamilton Secures $190K in State Funding for Local Tenants’ Rights Groups

The funding will benefit the Flatbush Development Corporation, the Flatbush Tenant Coalition, Housing & Family Services of Greater New York, ...
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State Senator and Councilmember Williams joined Healthfirst to honor NYC educators

State Senator Parker Honors Educators During 7th Annual Educational Leadership Breakfast

Among the honorees recognized by State Senator Parker were principals, assistant principals, parent coordinators and parent-teacher associations. On Friday, New ...
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A new Target is slated to open in East Flatbush by 2020.

New Target Store is Coming to East Flatbush

Though significantly smaller than a standard Target, the store's product assortment will cover all basic needs ranging from apparel to home ...
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The inaugural cohort of "Window to Flatbush."

New Initiative ‘Window to Flatbush’ Promotes Local Businesses Through Art and Design

'Window to Flatbush' matches emerging media makers with a professional filmmaker and a branding company to make local businesses more ...
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The 2018 Congressional Art Competition winner Tanisha Lord and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke.

Medgar Evers Prep Student Among Congressional Art Competition Winners

The 2018 Congressional Art Competition winner Tanisha Lord will be honored at an annual awards ceremony in Washington D.C.; her ...
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German's Soup opened its first U.S. outpost this past weekend in East Flatbush.

German’s Soup, Legendary Guyanese Eatery, Has Opened in East Flatbush

German's Soup is bringing its famous cow heel soup -- and more -- all the way from Guyana to East ...
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The 'Little Caribbean Tour returns for its second season.

Get a Taste of the Islands as the Little Caribbean Tour Returns for its Second Season

The tour aims to bring continued exposure to the newly created "Little Caribbean" neighborhood, its cultures, foods and arts. The ...
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New Report Reveals How House Flipping is Threatening Affordable Neighborhoods

East New York, Cypress Hills, East Flatbush and Canarsie have experienced some of the highest amounts of house flipping last ...
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Annual board meeting of the Junction BID

Flatbush Junction BID Readies for its 10th Anniversary Celebration and New Business Initiatives

In the focus of the Flatbush Junction BID's annual board meeting were the recruitment of new members, its anniversary fundraiser campaign ...
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