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Tag: Restoration Plaza

Robert Cornegy had seemingly fun taking the e-scooter on a spin.

Explore Bed-Stuy on an E- Scooter, Says Councilmember Cornegy

 E-scooters could be an inexpensive, environmentally friendly transportation option that operates similarly to ride-sharing programs like Citi Bike. Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy Jr. introduced on Thursday a new, fun and environmentally friendly transportation alternative to the Bedford Stuyvesant community: the e-scooter. ...

Dancehall Queen Yaminah Legohn Teaches Empowerment Through Dance

Dancehall Queen Yaminah Legohn Teaches Empowerment Through Dance It’s more than sexual. It’s dominance, power and femininity Pum pum shorts and glittery tops adorn dancehall queens in clubs and on stages. But this world is often misunderstood, questioned and shamed. ...

The Power of African Diaspora Dance

The Power of African Diaspora Dance Community. Healing. Love. When you dance, something beautiful happens to your mind, body and spirit. It somehow has the power to make things better, release some pain, bring joy to the spirit and see ...

50 Years of Restoration: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow!

This year, Restoration is celebrating its 50th anniversary-- five decades of providing the community arts and culture programming, business development,  housing assistance, financial empowerment and so much more! Photo: BSRC Nestled between New York and Brooklyn ...

Afro-Latino Festival, Shirley Campbell Barr, Gloria Karamanites, Nadia Lopez, Afro-Latin symposium, BK Reader, Alice Backer, Latin America, Caribbean art, Latino art, Latino culture, Caribbean culture, African diaspora, AfroCrowd, Zahira Kelly, Elizabeth Acevedo, Afro-Latino Festival NYC, Susana Baca, Liberación Film Festival, soca, merengue, salsa, reggae, Milly Quezada, Alison Hinds, Johnny Osbourne, Amara La Negra, Calam Carmona, Zuzuaka Poderosa, Santana Caress Benitez, Zahira Kelly, diaspora, women of the diaspora, Restoration Plaza, The Afro-Latino Festival of New York returns to Bed Stuy’s Restoration Plaza with a Tribute to Women of the Diaspora on Saturday, July 8

Afro-Latino Festival 2017 Returns to Bed Stuy

The 5th Afro-Latino Festival highlights the contributions of women of the diaspora, features more than 30 performing artists, professionals, activists, educators and creators As in previous years, visitors can expect a fun-filled line-up with exciting performances. Photo credit: www.newyorkfamily.com The Afro-Latino ...

Oh, Hello Weekend!

I'm just recovering from the July 4th weekend and here comes the next one already! I was disappointed about the lack of BBQ action on July 4th; there were cookouts on Saturday and Sunday, but not so much on actual Independence ...

Weekend For Dummies

OK, you're not a dummy, but you could probably use some social direction to get your weekend litty! As per usual, the weather in Brooklyn is mirroring our presidential situation - unpredictable and dismal - but this weekend will have ...

Former City Councilmember Al Vann leads the ribbon-cutting of the re-opening of the Billie Holiday Theatre

The Billie is Back!

Former City Councilmember Al Vann leads the ribbon-cutting of the re-opening of the Billie Holiday Theatre Can we all say: The Billie is Back! Bed-Stuy's legendary Billie Holiday Theatre officially reopened Tuesday morning in Restoration Plaza to the ...

Global Warming Weekend Events Guide

The weekend is here! But have no fear, as I've got a few event recommendations to make it all worthwhile. The temperature will be unseasonably warm and you should pay homage to your fellow humans causing global warming-- those folks ...

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