Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Lifestyle & Culture

Video: Restoration Rocks Revolutionary-Style During 2017 Bed-Stuy Alive!

This year's annual block party treated residents to a musical feast peppered with "knowledge of self" and a dose of "determination" Les Nubians performs with Talib Kweli at the 2017 RestorationROCKS! block party, part of the annual Bed-Stuy Alive! Re

National Leaders in Art, Journalism and Politics to Convene for 'Brooklyn Conference'

The Brooklyn Conference will explore the intersections of art and social justice, shining a light on what unites and separates us as a nation Artist Judy Chicago; Murad Awawdeh, Director of Political Engagement, New York Immigration Coalition; and Ra

Healthfirst Health Expo Transforms Brownsville into a 'Healthy Village'

This year's health expo attracted close to 4,000 visitors and featured free health screenings, a wellness zone and a fun children's zone On Saturday, Healthfirst took over the Dr. Green Playground for its second annual Health and Wellness Expo.
The 13th Bed-Stuy Alive! Returns to Celebrate Community, Art and Education

The 13th Bed-Stuy Alive! Returns to Celebrate Community, Art and Education

Bed-Stuy Alive! returns with a free live concert, the annual Tohma Y.

In Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates: Seeking Hope in a World That Bends Towards Chaos

The air was electric at King's Theatre, where award-winning journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates packed the house.
City Announces $450 Million Investment in Affordable Housing for NY'ers

City Announces $450 Million Investment in Affordable Housing for NY'ers

The investment will purchase and support non-predatory mortgages for everyday New York City residents, including a first-of-its-kind initiative that commits millions of dollars to support affordable housing for veterans NYC Comptroller Scott M.
Restoration Hosts Open House to Highlight Importance of Fulton Street’s Preservation

Restoration Hosts Open House to Highlight Importance of Fulton Street’s Preservation

The event is the launch of Restoration's campaign to win funding from the 'Partners in Preservation: Main Streets Program' which awards $2 million in grants to main street districts across America On Sunday, October 8, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

12th Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference to be Held in Crown Heights

This year's theme addresses rewriting the narrative and image of the Black and Latino male The CUNY Black Male Initiative 8th Annual Conference on Race, Law and Justice at York College/CUNY Photo: theforumnewsgroup.

Sukkot, Lulav and 'Those Wooden Huts' Explained

Photo: royalsukkah.

Salsa in Downtown Bklyn in Support of Puerto Rico Relief

The Puerto Rico Relief party, a drive for much needed supplies such as diapers and batteries, will kick off with a free salsa lesson, followed by tunes from DJ John John Acevedo In support of the city's Puerto Rico Relief efforts, Downtown Brooklyn P