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Preventing Sleep-Related Infant Death

By Jill Katz, Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center Sleep-related infant death is preventable. Most involve suffocation combined with an unsafe sleep condition.

Soul Inscribed at BRIC: Unique Sounds Capture Memories and Visions

Photo: Kate Hess Baba Israel, purveyor of a unique soul-inspired poetic Hip-Hop, is in residence at BRIC, along with his group, Soul Inscribed, until next January when they will premiere the full-length music-theater piece "The Spinning Wheel" they a

String is in the Air! The 2015 Fiddlefest is on its Way!

Fiddlefest 2014 On Saturday, March 28, The Noel Pointer Foundation presents the 2015 annual Fiddlefest fundraiser and concert! An army of young NPF musicians from 28 different NYC schools will come together, f or ONE DAY ONLY , to play their string i

Two Officers Shot in Front of Ferguson Police Department Early Thursday

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Assemblyman Lentol Introduces Tax Credit, Budget Provision to Bolster NYC Music Industry

Assemblyman Joe Lentol Photo: Flickr/ Mitch Waxman Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced on Tuesday the inclusion of the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit in the Assembly's one-house budget.

BRIC to Host All-Ages, All-Day Party

On Saturday, March 14, BRIC will host the livest all-ages, all-day party in Brooklyn! The day starts with free, family-friendly activities and ends with a dance party featuring The Rub ($5 with code MAPPING5. Online Only.

Ask Brainiac, M.D. – Will Winter Ever End?!

QUESTION: I swear that every single winter, it's like I put on a heavy, burdensome coat and slug through, barely making it. When spring comes, I slowly come back to my regular self and always have a fantastic summer.

Police Arrest Motorist in Crown Heights For Fatally Striking Pedestrian During Car Chase

A car crash early Monday morning at St. Johns Place and Nostrand Avenue in Crown Heights killed a 21-year-old pedestrian.

The Joys of Being 'Granny's Helper'

Selma Jackson, Author of "Granny's Helper" Bed-Stuy resident Selma Jackson will be turning 70 this year, and she has just published her first children's book, "Granny's Helper.

Trees Up for Grabs in Brooklyn, March-May

Beginning Saturday, March 14, 2015, and continuing through May 2015, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) is launching the 15th season of the country's largest municipal tree giveaway! NYRP has partnering with 62 local community organizations to host