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43rd City Council District Candidates to Hold Final Debate at Bay Ridge Library

43rd City Council District Candidates to Hold Final Debate at Bay Ridge Library

Justin Brannan, Kevin Peter Carroll, Vincent Chirico, the Rev.

Jiang-Stein and Steinem to Discuss Women's Incarceration at Bklyn Museum

The conversation will focus on women's incarceration, its effect on their families and communities, and explore possible alternatives to imprisonment Photo credit: Brooklyn Museum Deborah Jiang-Stein, author of the memoir Prison Baby , will be joined
Photos: West Indian American Day Parade 2017, 'Pon de Road...'

Photos: West Indian American Day Parade 2017, 'Pon de Road...'

Check out these photos from Brooklyn's annual West Indian American Day Parade on Monday, September 4, which was celebrating its 50th year anniversary! Colorful Caribbean floats representing the countries of Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, Guyana and more m

Kings County Hospital Hosted Free Back to School Health Fair

The Back to School Pedriatic Health Fair offered free physicals, dental checkups, vision and hearing tests On Tuesday, Kings County Hospital , located at 451 Clarkson Avenue in East Flatbush, hosted a Back to School Pediatric Health Fair from 10:00am

Brooklyn Veterans Honored in East New York with $12,800 Donation

National Grid 's Veteran Employee Resource Group (V.E.R.G.) raised close to $12,800 through the sale of more than 570 specially designed camouflage hardhats.

Labor Day, the 'Workingmen's' Holiday

Long before it became most commonly associated with cookouts and shopping deals, Labor Day was created as a tribute to the American worker The Pullman Strike. Photo credit: Thoughtco.

District 41 Candidates Discuss Housing, Economic Growth During Brownsville Community Forum

The candidates running for the 41st District proposed incubation programs, apprenticeships, vocational training and more On Wednesday, the Democratic candidates running for the 41st District , which covers Brownsville, Bedford Stuyvesant and parts of

Kings County Tennis League Empowers Bed Stuy Kids with Tennis

The Kings County Tennis League uses tennis as a tool for youth and community building in underserved neighborhoods by transforming abandoned playgrounds into courts photo credit: KCTL While the tennis pros are warming up for the U.S.

Hillary Clinton's ‘What Happened' Book Tour Comes to Fort Greene’s Greenlight

Photo credit: CNN Hillary Clinton comes to Fort Greene for a book signing of 'What Happened,' her personal account of the 2016 presidential campaign, its aftermath and potential implications for the nation's future Hillary Clinton is coming to Fort G
Afropunk is Growing, and That's a Good Thing... Or is it?

Afropunk is Growing, and That's a Good Thing... Or is it?

In just 12 short years, Afropunk now is experiencing the problem of growing pains Photo: Dante Bowen for BK Reader Who isn't proud of the success of AfroPunk? In just 12 short years since its founding in 2005, the festival has grown to become a globa