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The Lyricist Lounge 23rd Reunion Party is Here!

The Lyricist Lounge 23rd Reunion Party is Here!

You owe a thank-you to Lyricist Lounge and you don't even know it.

Report: As Number of Rats Complaints in NYC Grows, Health Department Response Worsens

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted the Department of Health on Sunday for "widespread deficiencies," in its response to rodent infestations throughout the five boroughs, noting that the agency failed to follow up on 24 percent of compla
Figs, Apricots, Peaches... It's a Fruit Tree Giveaway!

Figs, Apricots, Peaches... It's a Fruit Tree Giveaway!

On Saturday, October 18th, at 686 Lafayette (between Marcy and Tompkins), PACC is giving out 100 FREE Trees! Individuals, families and community groups within NYC are eligible to receive a tree for planting (on private property only).
Photos: Doug E Fresh and Rick the Ruler aka "The Get Fresh Crew" Rock the Stage at Restoration

Photos: Doug E Fresh and Rick the Ruler aka "The Get Fresh Crew" Rock the Stage at Restoration

Enjoy these photos taken at the 2014 Restoration Rocks concert, with crowd-rousing performances by headliners Doug E.
Crime Blotter: Wanted in the 71st Pct.

Crime Blotter: Wanted in the 71st Pct.

Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the following individuals who are wanted by the 71st Precinct, covering the southern end of Crown Heights.
'Demerara Gold' to Open at Oxford Space in Fort Greene

'Demerara Gold' to Open at Oxford Space in Fort Greene

A seven-year-old girl's world is turned upside down when her parents leave Guyana for America without her. The girl and her sister are left in the clutches of their strict grandmothers as they wait for visas to join their parents.
Winners Announced!

Winners Announced!

As a part of the Bed-Stuy Alive! Restoration Rocks concert, we gave the public a chance to weigh in and vote on the local artists that should perform as the opening acts.

Weekend Traffic Advisory: Bridge and Street Closures, Oct. 11- 12

Manhattan Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday through 6 am Monday .

Announcing Winners Tomorrow and Another 15 Hours to Vote for the Female Artist!

A message from Restoration : So, you have spoken and have selected the winners for our online Restoration Rocks competition in partnership with the Brooklyn Reader .
The Bedford YMCA Honors the Best of Brooklyn

The Bedford YMCA Honors the Best of Brooklyn

The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA held its 2nd Annual "Brooklyn Honors" gala and celebration Thursday night, a fundraising event that honors Brooklynites who are making a positive contribution both in and out of the borough.