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Afropunk 2017, photos, BK Reader

Photos: Pretty Punks

BK Reader's photographer was on the scene at Afropunk this weekend to capture the amazing vibe and visuals that Afropunk delivers so well. Afropunk Reveler enjoying the music and the day! Afropunk weekend outdid itself once ...

Flatbush

It's common to see outdoor vendors selling Caribbean products. There's a large Caribbean population in Flatbush. Flatbush, Brooklyn-- also known as "The Flossy," has a population of 110,875. Flatbush Avenue which run north to south beginning ...

Brownsville/East New York

The sister neighborhoods of Brownsville and East New York are located in the eastern part of Brooklyn, bordered to the north by Bedford Stuyvesant, the west by Crown Heights and southwest by Flatbush. The population is 58,300 in Brownsville and 91,958 in ...

B.I.G.G.I.E.

Bedford-Stuyvesant

In the middle of Bed-Stuy, on Quincy St. and Bedford Ave., this Biggie picture is painted on the side of the store wall. He's an important figure to the community. People looked up to him and ...

Photos: Afropunk 2016, in Living Color

Afropunk 2016Photo: J. Boogie for BK Reader Now in its 12th year of existence and its sixth year at Commodore Barry Park, Afropunk Fest is, in the words of its European cousins Daft Punk, going "harder, better, ...

Danny Simmons, farewell party, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, photos, Philadelphia, Brooklyn

Brook-Lens: A Farewell Celebration in Bed-Stuy for Danny Simmons

Danny Simmons addresses the crowd at his farewell event at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation On Tuesday, July 14, at Restoration Plaza in Bed-Stuy, cultural soldier, poet, painter, philanthropist and champion for Brooklyn Danny Simmons was celebrated with a farewell ...

Photos: The Womeneur Pre-Launch event.

Sharon Beason, founder of Womeneur at the pre-launch event in Brooklyn, March 28, 2015 Womeneur™, an online platform to connect, enlighten and empower female business owners, entrepreneurs and progressive women to elevate their personal and professional ...

What's on Your Smartphone

What’s on Your Smartphone?

What's on Your Smartphone? Yes, the private photos of dozens of female celebrities that were posted on 4chan.org this past weekend were obtained from Apple's iCloud. Has anyone seen any of these pictures? Out of curiosity, ...

Brook-Lens: AfroPunk, Live and in Color!

Brooklyn just experienced yet another fantastic weekend of soul-infused punk. If you attended this year's AfroPunk music festival, hope you had a sweet tooth, because the eye candy and aural goodness enveloping this year's festival was enough to give anyone a ...

DanceAfrica 2014 at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brook-Lens: Dance Africa 2014

DanceAfrica 2014 at Brooklyn Academy of Music If you didn't make it out to this year's DanceAfrica performance or the outdoor bazaar at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... Well, then you missed four beautiful days of ...

Brook-Lens: NPF Fiddlefest Rehearsal

Since 1995, the Noel Pointer Foundation has provided over 25,000 at-risk, NYC inner-city school children with professional music instruction, once-in-a-lifetime performance opportunities, and school placement assistance. Here are photos of the students rehearsing for the upcoming Fiddlefest on April 5, at Prospect Heights High ...

Brook-Lens: Ice, Ice Baby… Too Cold, Too Cold!

So we got happy for a few days last week when the sun decided to be our friend again. Syke! we're back to where we started! That brief respite was the crafty handiwork of the weather gods collaborating with the ...