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Santaland Spreads Holiday Cheer in Brownsville

Santaland Spreads Holiday Cheer in Brownsville

'Santaland,' Healthfirst's holiday celebration, brought Christmas Cheer to 2,500 little and not-so-little guests alike On Saturday, Healthfirst transformed the Seth Low Community Center in Brownsville into a dreamy winter world.

'Art in the Parks' Initiative Encourages Central Brooklynites to Become Active in Their Local Parks

The 'Art in the Parks: Active Open Space' initiative awarded $100,000 to eight community-based organizations to install public art that promotes physical activity and community connectivity in neighborhoods with high rates of chronic diseases Art ins

City Council Passes 'Potty Parity' Bill, Acknowledging Also Men Change Diapers

The new 'Potty Parity' bill will require all public restrooms to be equipped with a clean, safe diaper changing table, accessible to both men and women Photo credit: babble.

City Partnership with Warby Parker Provides Free Eye Exams, Glasses to Public School Kids

The expansion of the partnership between Warby Parker and NYC's Community Schools Initiative will bring free vision services to all 227 schools, reaching an additional 118,000 students photo credit: nycha.

Health Department Reports 1.2 Million NY'ers Enrolled Through Health Exchange

New York State Health Exchange According to the state Department of Health, more than 900,000 New Yorkers have enrolled for health insurance through the state's new insurance exchange, and 1.