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Real-Talk: Community Divided Over Possible Rezoning of Crown Heights

Real-Talk: Community Divided Over Possible Rezoning of Crown Heights

Emotions ran high and tempers flared at the Community Board 9 meeting in Crown Heights last Tuesday over a resolution to request a review of the neighborhood's current zoning, reported DNAinfo .

Cumbe Dance Studio Looking for New Home, Building to be Replaced by High-Rise Condos

Jimena Martinez, co-director of Cumbe Center for African and Disapora Dance Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance is scrambling to find a new home. Cumbe, located at 558 Fulton Street in Fort Greene, opened in January 2012.

Two People Shot During Attempted Armed Robbery of Bed-Stuy Fly Clothing Store

Bed-Stuy Fly clothing store, located at 287 Ralph Avenue Police in the 81st Precinct are looking for two men who attempted an armed robbery of a store last Friday on Ralph Avenue in Bed-Stuy.

BAMcinématek presents Queer Pagan Punk: The Films of Derek Jarman

BAMcinématek presents Queer Pagan Punk: The Films of Derek Jarman, A complete retrospective of Jarman's feature films, the most comprehensive New York series in nearly two decades Beginning Thursday, October 30, through Tuesday, November 11, BAMciném

Ray Kelly: People 'Will Suffer' for Mayor's Handling of NYPD

On WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show, former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly shared a warning to the mayor and the city against the use of NYPD body cameras and the elimination of stop-and-frisk, reported The Wall Street Journal reports.

Solomon Debates Team from Boys and Girls High School on its Way to South Africa

Gold medalist winners from Boys and Girls High School at a competition in Irvington, NJ (l to r): Coach Thomas Paisley; studenet debater Mr.

Mayor Signs into Law New Bill by Cumbo, Calling for Greater Oversight of Youth in Foster Care

City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Intro. 187-A, a new bill by Councilmember Laurie A. Cumbo calling for further insight into and reporting of the graduation rates of youth in the foster care.

Mayor Announces, City will Install Solar Panels in 24 New York City Public Schools

Solar panels installed on rooftop of Kennedy High School in the Bronx Photo: autoworldnews.

NYPD Pushes Back Against Report Condemning Use of Chokeholds

A group of New York City police are speaking loudly against a recent 120-page report by the Civilian Complaint Review Board that says the police department doesn't discipline enough of its members over chokeholds, reported the Post .
Jazz, 'The East' and a Pink Cadillac: Outdoor Exhibit Reflects on Black Radical Brooklyn

Jazz, 'The East' and a Pink Cadillac: Outdoor Exhibit Reflects on Black Radical Brooklyn

Pink Cadillac outfitted with speakers broadcasting live "OJ Radio," part of the exhibit Funk, God, Jazz and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn If you were one of the many commuters passing through the Utica Avenue A/C train station this weekend, then m