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Bklyn Anti-Gentrification Group is 'Taking it Back Before it's Gone'

Bklyn Anti-Gentrification Group is 'Taking it Back Before it's Gone'

Founded in 2013 by activist Imani Henry, Equality for Flatbush has been fighting against gentrification and police repression through numerous campaigns, rallies and marches Equality for Flatbush, a Brooklyn-based anti-gentrification group, wants to

Councilmember Williams Talks Elections and Immigration, Calls on Citizens to Act

Councilman Jumaane Williams has been a critical advocate who does not shy away from clear words, challenging topics - or the race for City Council speaker Photo: Office of Council Member Williams City Council Member Jumaane Williams of the 45th Distr

Milling, Repaving Scheduled for Downtown Brooklyn

The milling and repaving is scheduled from Monday, September 25 to Friday, September 29, affecting a wide area in downtown Brooklyn, including the BQE ramp Photo credit: hiveminer.

Councilmember Cumbo Announces Maternity Leave

Councilmember Cumbo will be on maternity leave to enjoy the new and exciting experience of motherhood Photo credit: NY Times Councilmember Laurie Cumbo announced today that she will be taking maternity leave until November 27.

City Data Reveals: Brooklyn's Streets Are the Least Safe for Pedestrians

On average, vehicles seriously injure or kill a New Yorker every two hours Photo credit: NY Post The streets of New York can be rough - for pedestrians, apparently.

Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Bed Stuy YMCA's Fall Auction Benefit

The fundraiser, benefitting Bed Stuy YMCA's annual campaign to support its community programs and camps, took care of all of the guests' needs with food, drinks, comedy and music Eat, drink, be merry - and spend money! That was the theme of Bed Stuy
Photos: First Annual 'Eat Greene' Street Fair in Fort Greene

Photos: First Annual 'Eat Greene' Street Fair in Fort Greene

The Greene Grape and FAB Fulton partnered to create a festive street fair featuring local vendors outside The Greene Grape's Fulton Street location.

BP Adams Awards $1 Million to Winner of 'Smart Gun' Design Competition

Winner was chosen by a panel of judges to have created the most promising design that could prevent unauthorized users from firing a gun. Brooklyn Borough President Eric L.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Discusses Attica Riots at BHS

Dr. Heather Ann Thompson is the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'Blood in the Water' which analyzes the events during and after the Attica riots of 1971 Photo credit: Brooklyn Historical Society Historian and criminal justice advocate Dr.

NYC Moves to Cut Greenhouse Emissions in Larger Buildings

The new mandates aim to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 7 percent, an equivalent to taking 900,000 cars off the road Photo credit: NY Daily News In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio propose