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Photos: BAM's DanceAfrica Lights Up Brooklyn

Photos: BAM's DanceAfrica Lights Up Brooklyn

The performances and outdoor scene at Brooklyn Academy of Music's DanceAfrica festival is always electric!
From Canvas to Concrete: Groundswell's Mission to Color New York with Purpose

From Canvas to Concrete: Groundswell's Mission to Color New York with Purpose

Groundswell, a Gowanus-based nonprofit, creates murals as a spotlight on social justice in the community.
Falcon Chicks Hatch Atop Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

Falcon Chicks Hatch Atop Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

The fluffy hatchlings, abut three weeks old, were recently banded for monitoring.
Bed-Stuy Students at P.S. 5 Celebrate Educational Excellence

Bed-Stuy Students at P.S. 5 Celebrate Educational Excellence

The rapper Papoose, a Bed-Stuy native, was the surprise guest.
Brooklyn Street Renaming Honors Dr. Primm, START NY Founder

Brooklyn Street Renaming Honors Dr. Primm, START NY Founder

The corner of Waverly Avenue and Fulton Street was named Dr. Beny J. Primm Way.
Buswhick Man to Bike Across U.S. to Raise Funds For Doctors Without Borders

Buswhick Man to Bike Across U.S. to Raise Funds For Doctors Without Borders

Justin Johnstone, the founder of NYC Bike + Brew, is raising funds for medical relief efforts in Gaza.
Register For a Free Child Development Associate Program

Register For a Free Child Development Associate Program

Kingsborough Community College will conduct classes at the Bedford Stuyvesant Early Childhood Development Center this year.
BK Native Bishop Hezekiah Walker Inducted Into Berklee Gospel Hall Of Fame

BK Native Bishop Hezekiah Walker Inducted Into Berklee Gospel Hall Of Fame

Bishop Walker is the founder and senior pastor of the Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church in East New York and Bensalem, PA.  
BK Nonprofit Starts Workforce Training Program For Individuals with Criminal History

BK Nonprofit Starts Workforce Training Program For Individuals with Criminal History

The 10-week environmental service worker training pilot aims to place participants in positions at Brooklyn hospitals.
Actor Anthony Ramos, BK Borough President Revive Bushwick School Arts Program

Actor Anthony Ramos, BK Borough President Revive Bushwick School Arts Program

The Borough President and Ramos allocated a total of $40,000 to kickstart an arts after-school program at Bushwick Campus that had paused during the pandemic.