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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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Groundswell Hosts Community Painting Day in Bed Stuy

Groundswell uses public artmaking to engage and educate youth and community Groundswell, the Brooklyn-based arts organization which uses public art displays such ...
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Brooklyn Night Bazaar, Club House Jamboree, Coney Art Wall, Dash speaks, DJ Dick at Night, Dj Esquire, DJ Fritzo, Eric Frazier, BK Reader, Eye Spy, Fort Greene Jazz Festival, James Brown, Khem's Jerk Shop, Kinanm Lounge, Lost Tons, Pete Rock, Slow Jam, Soul Summit, Wonderground

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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Empowering Foster Care Youth Through Creative Design at 2nd Annual Slay Fashion Show

The Slay Fashion Show shines a spotlight on the courage and diligence of young people in foster care Last Thursday, a ...
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PAL’s Playstreets Offer Fun, Safe Play for City Kids

Playstreets help communities engage children in fun physical activities, teach positive life choices and provide helpful resources in their communities The Police ...
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Affordable Housing Units Available in New Clinton Hill Development

The application deadline for ten affordable housing units at 1007 Atlantic Avenue is July 13 Construction came to completion earlier ...
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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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The 46th Annual International African Arts Festival Returns to Fort Greene

The 2017 festival will be headlined by Fred Wesley, Tito Puente Jr., Denroy Morgan and Kulu Mele The International African Arts Festival, Brooklyn’s ...
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On the Muslim Travel Ban: 48 Hours at JFK. What Now?

The New York Immigration Coalition and BAM present 48 Hours at JFK: What Now?, a special film screening and discussion ...
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The 46th International African Arts Festival Presents Tito Puente Jr.

The International African Arts Festival (IAAF) returns this weekend for its 46th anniversary to Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park. The ...
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In Gentrifying Brooklyn, is ‘Boutique’ Always Best?

Gentrification assumes the opening of new businesses also means "improved." But don't be so quick to abandon your longtime mainstays ...
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Myrtle Avenue Partnership Wins Innovation Grant For Financial Literacy App

The financial literacy app aims to help local residents identify available government benefits. Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership was chosen as ...
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