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Tag: Crown Heights

Shirley Chisholm

Feb 4: Black History Maker, Shirley Chisholm

As the first African-American woman elected to Congress, and the first woman and African American to seek the Democratic presidential nomination, Shirley Chisholm was a true trailblazer who remained Unbought and Unbossed --  her motto and the title of her first ...

Lincoln Terrace Park, BK Reader

Central Brooklyn Parks to Receive Much-Needed Overhauls

Three Crown Heights parks will undergo some much-needed renovations, localize.city reports.  Lincoln Terrace Park, Fulton Park and Weeksville Playground haven’t seen improvements since the 1980s and ‘90s, but this will change now. According to the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, ...

L’Shanah Tovah (Happy New Year)!

The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah will begin at sundown on Sunday, September 9. At its core is the teaching that G-d gives second chances and invites everyone to do the same. In Hebrew, “rosh” means “head.” The prefix “ha” ...

‘Come Eat With Us’ at Greedi Vegan in Crown Heights

 Central Brooklyn's newest local plant-based restaurant brings a different twist to veganism. Greedi Vegan owner Latisha Daring Photo: Shanell Culler- Sims for BK Reader Greedi Vegan, a black-owned restaurant that specializes in plant-based food, is the ...

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