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New Starbucks Has Venti-Sized Hopes for Bed-Stuy

Find out why there's more than coffee in store at the Starbucks in Bed-Stuy When a new Starbucks makes its ...
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Afro Pas de Deux Festival Explores the Complexities of Race and Gender Through Dance

This year’s festival will feature a conversation with renowned guest choreographers, a master class and a post-performance reception with the ...
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Bed-Stuy is booming.

Report: Brooklyn Economy Sets Records, Bed-Stuy is Booming

A report by the NY State comptroller finds: Between 2009 and 2017, job growth exceeded 70 percent in Bedford Stuyvesant, ...
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Genesis Tremaine, God is Trans, Richard Beavers Gallery

New Exhibit at Richard Beavers Gallery Opens, Proclaims ‘God is Trans’

GOD IS TRANS is an art exhibit that asks the viewer to see God as a spirit that occupies both ...
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Miri Coster

This Interactive Lit(erary) Art Exhibit Wants to Change Your Relationship with Words

The Lit Art Exhibit is an interactive experience that explores the relationship between words and images, and the connection between ...
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Bed-Stuy’s Noel Pointer Foundation Readies for Summer Strings Program, Hosts Open House

For over 20 years, the Noel Pointer Foundation has offered citywide string music instruction year-round, coupled with special programs and ...
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Pop-up court is coming to Bed-Stuy.

Cornegy Brings Neighborhood Pop-Up Court to Bed-Stuy

This Friday, Brooklynites who were issued civil summonses can resolve them at the Neighborhood Pop-Up Court without having to leave ...
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Colon Cancer

Get Screened Earlier for Colon Cancer; Where to Get Tested in Brooklyn

Each year in NYC, more than 1,200 adults die of colon cancer, making it the third-leading cause of cancer deaths ...
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BLKXDESIGN Kicks off New Talk Series with Award-Winning Architect Mario Gooden

Mario Gooden, the founder of one of the few African American-owned architecture firms in the country, shared his insights on ...
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K2, a synthetic marijuana, has triggered 84 overdoses since Saturday.

Health Department, NYPD Warn Brooklyn Residents of Toxic K2 Batch After Overdoses

K2, a synthetic marijuana, can cause extreme anxiety and hallucinations, and can lead to kidney failure, raised blood pressure and ...
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Madame Morbid's Trolley Tours, Brooklyn haunted history, Allison Huntington Chase, Victorian trolley, Brooklyn Bridge construction, Boerum Hill history, Brooklyn neighborhood history

Video: Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours Reveal Brooklyn’s Dark Side

This tour will show you the morbid side of Brooklyn that history has tried to cover up. You would pass ...
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Jericho Road Inc, Brooklyn domestic violence organization, Mother's Day Brooklyn, 916 Bedford Avenue, Cosmetology Essentials, Antonio Bascom, spoken word Brooklyn, domestic violence survivors, Sponsor a Survivor

Video: Domestic Violence Survivors Get Mother’s Day Pampering in Bed-Stuy

Jericho Road, Inc.'s 'Sponsor a Survivor' event used makeup and motivational speakers to help domestic violence survivors feel beautiful inside ...
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