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Brooklyn's Oldest Synagogue Announces New Beginning

Brooklyn's Oldest Synagogue Announces New Beginning

The Union Temple of Brooklyn this year will explore new traditions while searching for a new leader.
Staggering Levels of Chemicals Found Inside Brownsville NYCHA Development

Staggering Levels of Chemicals Found Inside Brownsville NYCHA Development

Tests detected chemicals commonly found in petroleum and dry cleaning far above the levels deemed acceptable by the federal government.
City’s Largest State Park Honoring Shirley Chisholm Will Transform East New York's Waterfront

City’s Largest State Park Honoring Shirley Chisholm Will Transform East New York's Waterfront

The project will convert 407 acres along Jamaica Bay into the Shirley Chisholm Park with a pier, trails, picnic areas and environmental education programs.
A Fight to Keep Brooklyn Botanic Garden Out of the Shadows

A Fight to Keep Brooklyn Botanic Garden Out of the Shadows

Local organization claims the only green space city officials care about is the one that exists in their pockets
Shuttle Buses to Replace G Train Service across Brooklyn and Queens

Shuttle Buses to Replace G Train Service across Brooklyn and Queens

Shuttle service begins September 7 and will run for five consecutive weekends
New Arts Festival is Coming to Downtown Brooklyn

New Arts Festival is Coming to Downtown Brooklyn

The free festival celebrates Downtown Brooklyn's arts institutions with performances presented by Theater of War Productions, BRIC, Mark Morris Dance and much more.
Kings County Hospital Health Fair Gets Brooklyn Kids Ready for School

Kings County Hospital Health Fair Gets Brooklyn Kids Ready for School

Health vendors provided services, free screenings and educational materials for they entire family.

Brownsville Farm Opens Cafe with Farm-Fresh Healthy Eats

The new cafe will provide local residents with fresh produce grown right on the Brownsville farm run by Project EATS.
C4Q is Recruiting Low-Income New Yorkers Who Want Tech Careers

C4Q is Recruiting Low-Income New Yorkers Who Want Tech Careers

The Access Code program aims to boost diversity in the tech industry by teaching underserved populations how to code.
Photos: Meet the 2018 Fort Greene Community Heroes

Photos: Meet the 2018 Fort Greene Community Heroes

Everyday heroes of Fort Greene are in the focus of this new photo exhibit and, rightfully so, they are being celebrated by their local community!