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City Council Candidate Ede Fox Gains Tenants PAC Endorsement

photo credit: edefox.com Ede Fox, Democratic candidate for Brooklyn's 35th District City Council seat, received the endorsement of the Tenants PAC , New York City's only tenants' activism group, earlier this week.

Controversy and the West Indian Day Parade: Brooklyn Museum Hosts Discussion on the Carnival, Women and Consent

An upcoming roundtable at the Brooklyn Museum aims to demystify misconceptions around cultural traditions, sexuality and consent Photo: Gregory L.
Acting DA Gonzalez Receives Endorsements from Mosley, Cumbo, Cornegy

Acting DA Gonzalez Receives Endorsements from Mosley, Cumbo, Cornegy

Prior to receiving endorsements from Mosley, Cumbo and Cornegy, DA Gonzalez secured the support from several other elected officials, unions and organizations On Monday, acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez picked up three key endorsements from cen
Photos: Good Times with Local Wines, Beers and Food at Tap+Cork 2017

Photos: Good Times with Local Wines, Beers and Food at Tap+Cork 2017

In its 5th year, Tap+Cork returned with more than 60 different craft beers, artisan wines and tasty eats dished from neighborhood food spots Bed Stuy's major beer and wine fest Tap+Cork returned to Restoration Plaza on Saturday, celebrating its 5th a

Clinton Hill Street Milling Scheduled to Begin Wednesday

The street milling of parts of Willoughby Avenue and Clermont Avenue is scheduled from Wednesday, August 16 to Friday, August 18 photo credit: Telstar Logistics The Department of Transportation (DOT ) has planned the milling of selected streets in Cl

City Council Passes Legislation Package for Greater Tenant Protection

The comprehensive package, consisting of eleven bills to expand tenant protection, is a joint effort of the STS Coalition and the City Council's Progressive Caucus photo credit: BK Reader On Wednesday, the City Council passed a comprehensive legislat

Brooklyn DA Moves to Dismiss 143,500 Old Warrants

The warrants were issued for failure to pay a ticket for a minor infraction, subjecting individuals to arrest photo credit: www.brooklynda.

Celebrate Children's Health Day with a 'Back to School Carnival' in East New York

Children's Health Day is part of National Health Center Week, highlighting the mission and services of community health centers around the country To celebrate Children's Health Day, HealthCare Choices (HCC), a Brooklyn based health center, will host
5th Annual Tap+Cork Beer & Wine Fest Returns to Bed Stuy

5th Annual Tap+Cork Beer & Wine Fest Returns to Bed Stuy

Tap+Cork is the neighborhood block party that offers craft beers, artisan wines and foods curated by local restaurants, bars and wine shops Bed Stuy's major beer and wine fest Tap+Cork, presented by Arts + Crafts Inc.
Oh Baby! Pregnant and on the Campaign Trail, Cumbo Readies to Deliver Results

Oh Baby! Pregnant and on the Campaign Trail, Cumbo Readies to Deliver Results

Councilmember Laurie Cumbo talks frankly about the trials and triumphs of working while pregnant City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo (35th District) outside of her campaign office at 625 Washington Ave in Clinton Hill Photo: Dante Bowen for BK Reader New