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Legislation to Fight Slumlords Introduced

Following a steady rise in cases of corrupt landlords trying to force out low-income and rent stabilized tenants in North...

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Exhibition Space to Open on Franklin Street

Franklin Street is set to become home to a massive exhibition center this fall.

Located between Noble and Oak Streets on...

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Once Competitors, North Brooklyn’s Catholics Churches Unite to Draw New Congregants

Catholic Churches in North Brooklyn have recently consolidated under one umbrella organization – North Brooklyn Catholic – to better meet...

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Courtesy Adrian Gonzalez

Squadron Proposes Increase to Minimum Wage

State Senator Daniel Squadron is pushing for the implementation of a “Fair Wage,” act, and on Wednesday, was joined by...

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Police Blotter: 94th Precinct

Attacked by Bicyclist

A 24-year-old woman walking along Skillman Avenue was attacked by a man riding on a bicycle.

On April 12th,...

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Police Blotter: 90th Precinct

Graham Avenue Apartment Burgled

A man was robbed of electronic goods inside of his apartment on Graham Avenue on April 7...

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Courtesy Greg Hanlon

Another Successful Year For St. Nick’s Youth Art Program

Last week marked the culmination of St. Nick’s Alliance’s afterschool youth art program. Once again the occasion was marked with...

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Kiki Garber

Local Artist to Commemorate Pope John Paul II’s Canonization

In commemoration of his April 27th Canonization, Greenpoint artist Kiki Garber is set to unveil a series of paintings of...

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Participatory Budget Winners Announced, McGolrick Park, BOOKLyn Shuttle Score Big

Results for Councilmember Steve Levin’s second annual participatory budget effort were announced Wednesday, with two high priority projects in North...

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Danika Fears

DIY Instruments Bring Handmade Electro Sounds to North Brooklyn

First it was food, now musical instruments are going artisanal too.

“It’s become a cottage industry in Brooklyn,” Main Drag...

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New Education Program to Combat Teen Dating Violence

The Williamsburg High School of Art and Design (WHSAD) is about to become the first school in the city...

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Courtesy Rick Kenney

St. Stan’s Post Celebrates with Annual Community Honors

St. Stan’s Post, Greenpoint’s local American Legion outpost, the organization focusing on veterans’ services countrywide, held its annual awards ceremony...

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Start-Up Takes Aim at Reducing Restaurant Waste, Food Costs

Every day, New Yorkers throw out 6.5 million pounds of food that eventually ends up in city landfills. In short,...

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Challenging the System: Williamsburg Prep Students Take on Wrongful Convictions

Through an innovative teaching method adopted by English teacher, Alison Cohen, Williamsburg Prep students are learning to become active participants...

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New Legislation to Increase Assistance for Crime Victims

In recognition of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week, April 6-12, Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced a series of bills this week...

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