Community Forum to Offer Survival Strategies for Local Business

As has been well documented on these pages, Greenpoint’s “mom and pop” shops have been shutting down at a faster...


Second District 14 Arts Fest Sees More Work and Engagement

Over a hundred parents, students, teachers and principals turned out at the Brooklyn Arbor School in South Williamsburg Monday evening...


A Map Created for Keeping City’s Pedestrians Safer

Along with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s push to make the city’s streets safer and accident-free, a city-based law firm, a...


Helping Greenpoint’s Brick and Mortar Shops Thrive in the Digital World

Independent businesses in Greenpoint looking to make a killing in the cutthroat world of online shopping have found a savior...


New Tenant Advocacy Coalition Officially Launches with First Rally

Dozens came out to rally at Bushwick’s Maria Hernandez Park Friday afternoon for the official launch of a coalition organized...


Squadron, State Senate Recognize FDNY’s 150th Anniversary

North Brooklyn’s State Senator Daniel Squadron honored the New York City Fire Department last week by introducing a Senate resolution...


Celebration of Polish Heritage Returning to Greenpoint

A year after launching a six-month long festival to celebrate Polish heritage in Greenpoint and introduce it to interested New...


HealthCare Chaplaincy Installs Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum in Ministry of Chaplaincy Care

HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN) installed the Greenpoint Shul’s Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum in the ministry of chaplaincy care at the...


OSA Calls for Volunteers to Lead North Brooklyn Parks Clean-Up

The Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) is expanding its volunteer opportunities in a big way.

Starting at next...


Maloney’s Mother’s Day Report Shows Women with Children Paid Less

As Mother’s Day approached, Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Ranking Democrat Carolyn Maloney released a report that found the economic...


Bushwick Open Studios Creators Mentor Local High Schoolers

Arts in Bushwick (AiB), the all-volunteer community arts organization, best known for putting together the glitzy Bushwick Open Studios event...


Hundreds ‘Bike the Branches’ in Support of Brooklyn’s Libraries

More than nine hundred cyclists took to the streets this past weekend to support their local libraries while taking part...


Brooklyn Night Bazaar Evicted in Favor of German Automobile Giant

Less than two years after moving into what was supposed to be its permanent space on Banker Street, the Brooklyn...


Student-Led PTAs to Become the Norm Following MS 577’s Success

Last Wednesday afternoon, at M.S. 577 on North 5th Street, parents and their children stood in lines outside classrooms on...


Around the World in a Day at PS 147

Parents and their kids took a brief global tour of the arts last week in Bushwick.

On Friday, May 8,...


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