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Upcoming Exhibitions at FiveMyles: The Perception of Wilderness, Gnomes and Rosebush

Opening at FiveMyles Gallery on July 19 - August 9, 2014: " The Perception of Wilderness in The Garden of Us " Creating a temporary habitat of the borrowed, procured and hand grown, artist Rashanna Rashied-Walker has created a site-based installation

Brooklyn: Get Ready to Rock, Skate, Roll, Bounce!

How many of you have lived in Brooklyn long enough not only to remember but also to have skated at the old Empire Roller Rink in Crown Heights? More than 60 years old, the rink in Central Brooklyn was known across New York City as the true birthplace

Brooklyn Man Awarded $3 Million After Spending 16 Years in Prison for a Murder He Didn't Commit

(l to r) Former Kings County D.A.

Brook-Lens: PACC's 50th Year Gala Celebration

Pratt Area Community Council is one of Brooklyn's premier community development corporations serving the neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Opens Healthfirst Health Expo in Bed-Stuy with Town Hall Meeting, Breakfast Panel

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Opens Healthfirst Health Expo in Bed-Stuy with Town Hall Meeting, Breakfast Panel

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries with leading health experts and local elected officials will moderate a free health panel breakfast and town hall meeting hosted by Healthfirst on Saturday, July 12, from 8:00am-11:30am at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Pl

Bed-Stuy 81st Pct Crime Blotter: Man Tied Up, Robbed at Gunpoint

81st Precinct Crime is down 30 percent for the week of June 23 — June 29, 2014, in the 81st Precinct, covering the eastern half of Bedford-Stuyvesant. According to CompStat , there were 31 total reported incidents in the 81st Pct.

The Cow Whisperer

Have you ever seen a cow in real life? Apparently not everyone. The other day I had a conversation with a Bed-Stuy resident and we were talking about farm life.

NYCLU Withdraws Support of ID Cards for Undocumented Residents

The New York Civil Liberties Union came out against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to create municipal ID cards for undocumented city residents, claiming it would jeopardize carldholder privacy and leave them vulnerable to deportation, rep

Bishop Schori Pays Special Visit to St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Bed-Stuy

The Most Reverend Katherine Jefferts Schori speaks at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn in celebration of its 115th anniversary. Photo: Lyndonne Payne In celebration of its 115th Anniversary, the St.

String of Burglaries Rock Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

NYPD The warm weather seems to have incited a string of burglaries around the 88th Precinct of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, with four incidents taking place in the last week alone, reported the Brooklyn Paper.