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Alert: Explosion Planned at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Alert: Explosion Planned at Brooklyn Navy Yard

On Thursday, March 20, the filming of a movie will simulate an explosion on private property within the Brooklyn Navy Yard, off of Kent Ave in Brooklyn. The stunt will occur once between the hours of 2:00pm - 5:00pm.

Bed-Stuy Family Health Center Announces 4 New Exec Hires

The Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center The Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center, located at 1456 Fulton Street, has made key some changes to its upper-level management.

New Poll Shows de Blasio's Approval Rating Drops

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray visit DOE Pre-K Enrollment Workshop in Brooklyn on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

NY's DREAM Act Fails in State Senate, and Dems Ask, 'Who Done it?'

Photo: On Monday, New York's DREAM Act, which proposes to expand the state's Tuition Assistance Program to include undocumented students, failed in the state senate by a vote of 30-29.

Public Programs for Adults, Teens and Kids in April at The Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens and kids in April, including talks, late night events, performances, screenings and hands-on workshops that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent col

Bedford-Stuyvesant Becomes State’s First ‘Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone'

(l to r): Sharon Marshall-Taylor, program manager for the Brooklyn Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone and Dr.
Do's and Don'ts at Fashion Week Brooklyn

Do's and Don'ts at Fashion Week Brooklyn

FWB photographers I visited Fashion Week Brooklyn (FWB) this past Saturday, March 15. A friend of mine had invited me and was able to arrange a press pass for me as well as a VIP seat in the front row.

School Food and Student Activism in Brooklyn

Photo: boyleheightsbeat.

88TH PCT. CRIME BLOTTER: Crime Incidents Down 6 Percent so far this Year

88th Precinct Crime is down 10 percent in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill's 88th Precinct, for the week of March 3 — March 9, 2014, according to CompStat, the NYPD's crime accountability and statistics system.

Mark-Viverito and Cuomo Trade Swipes Over Charter School Funding

A day after City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito took a jab at Cuomo for his support of charter schools, Cuomo shot back by saying that public schools have just as much big-money backing as charters, The Daily News writes.