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Reynoso Arrested Protesting Daycare Closures

Councilmember Antonio Reynoso, along with several neighborhood activists, was arrested Tuesday evening while protesting the city’s inaction to prevent closures...

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For Cyclists Coming to Greenpoint, A Safer Ride Across Two Bridges

Bicyclists traveling between Greenpoint and Long Island City can soon rest a little easier with the city finally stepping up...

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Greenpoint Little League Coach Goes to Bat for Former Player Battling Cancer

A lifelong Williamsburg resident is going all out to help a former neighbor – a family confronting a life threatening...

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Local Middle School’s Afterschool Guitar Lessons Look to go Global

At M.S. 577, Guitar Club isn’t only about jamming; it’s about practicing good citizenship and harnessing technology for more than...

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On Fifth Anniversary, 5 Boros Basketball Still Seeks a Home

It’s been five-years since Rick Atson founded 5 Boros Basketball, a comprehensive afterschool basketball program for kids 8 through 16,...

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Following Terrorist Attacks Rabbinical Delegation Thanks French Government Support for Jewish Community

A high level delegation of the Central Rabbinical Congress of the USA and Canada (CRC) visited the French...

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Learning to Lead a More Mindful Life at Brooklyn Meditation

“Live in New York once, but leave before it makes you hard.” These are the words of Mary Schmich, taken...

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Creating the Artists of Tomorrow One Student at a Time

A Greenpoint native is giving back to her community by shepherding the artists of tomorrow.

Helena Ng, a visual artist and...

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Lentol Stands with Tech Community in Opposition to Online Marketplace Tax Collection

This week, Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced his opposition to the Executive Budget Proposal Part X requiring online marketplace providers –...

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Future of Small World/Swinging Sixties Lands in Supreme Court

The Brooklyn Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in support of keeping the Small World Day Care and Swinging Sixties...

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As FDNY Chaplain, Ann Kansfield Enjoys the Best of Both Worlds

It’s been just over two weeks since she was named FDNY chaplain, and Ann Kansfield says her new...

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Grand Street BID to Host E-Waste Recycling Event

With less than two weeks to go before the city’s new electronic waste disposal laws kick-in, the Grand Street Business...

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Hundreds of Arts and Sciences Supporters Expected at PS 84 Art Auction

The fourth iteration of the increasingly popular P.S. 84 Jose De Diego gala and art auction comes to Greenpoint this...

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The Best of Brooklyn in a Box – New Food Subscription Service to Launch in the Borough

Who doesn’t love surprises? Especially those laden with an assortment of food treats.

That’s the idea behind a soon-to-be-launched food subscription...

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New Flea Market in Bushwick to Stay Open All Year Round

New York loves flea markets. Soon, there will be yet another one, this time in Bushwick, right off the Jefferson...

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