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Brook-Lens: A Rooftop, a DJ and the Fresh Faces of Central Brooklyn

Brook-Lens: A Rooftop, a DJ and the Fresh Faces of Central Brooklyn

On Thursday, the Brooklyn Reader held a photo shoot to capture some of the fresh, diverse and beautiful faces that represent Central Brooklyn.
Getting Our Little Ones off to a Great Start: How Farm to Preschool Can Make a Difference

Getting Our Little Ones off to a Great Start: How Farm to Preschool Can Make a Difference

Malata Cuisine Cooking Demo at BSECD By Afia Bediako, Community Health Advocate and Farm to Preschool Program Manager at Parenting can give us many opportunities to be proud of our little ones.

#BlackHealthMatters

Dr. Mary T. Bassett, NYC Commissioner of Health By Shaniqua Roberts, Healthy Start Brooklyn We all know about #BlackLivesMatter, but did you ever think about how racism affects the health of Black people overall? The NYC Health Commissioner, Dr.
Formerly Overweight and Terrified of Gaining Weight During Pregnancy!

Formerly Overweight and Terrified of Gaining Weight During Pregnancy!

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Brook-Lens (Photos): Central Brooklyn Goes Back to School!

Siblings Savannah, 4 yrs, Pre-K; and Fela, 7 yrs, 2nd grade It's that most wonderful time of the year!!! It's back to school for Brooklyn Babes! Oh, the joy for parents! The babes also are excited (if even for just one week)! This year, more than eve

Common Grounds, a Neighborhood Staple in Bed-Stuy, is Closing its Doors, Says Owner

Photo: Facebook The Tompkins Avenue coffee shop Common Grounds-- a beloved staple in the Bed-Stuy community-- will be closing on September 27, 2015, announced its owner Tremaine Wright on Facebook on Thursday.
Some State Agencies Are Letting Parents Bring Infants to Work

Some State Agencies Are Letting Parents Bring Infants to Work

Click here to view original web page at www.13wmaz.com OLYMPIA, Wash. - Two Washington state agencies are joining a growing movement by employers to provide perks to workers who have just become parents.

September 9 Is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day

By Renée D. Roberts, MPH, Caribbean Women's Health Association What is FASD? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a common and preventable range of negative outcomes associated with prenatal ethyl-alcohol exposure .
I Power-Watched The Full Season 2 Of 'Power' On Starz

I Power-Watched The Full Season 2 Of 'Power' On Starz

While many of you were out and about during Labor Day Weekend, I chilled. I'm sure you had a blast hitting up cookouts, backyard and roof parties and Jouvet, while twerking on the parkway for West Indian Day Parade.

NY Court Weighs Pregnant Woman's Conviction in Baby's Death

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