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We’re one week away from #GivingTuesday, a global day following Black Friday and Cyber Monday that focuses on giving back to the community. We can’t think of a better way to give back than helping our neighborhood schools. Donors Choose goes right to the source. Teachers create projects for things that they need to help their…

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By Hayley Lind Residents of a vulnerable stretch of Sheepshead Bay devastated by Superstorm Sandy say they’re still waiting for help after more than three years of empty promises. According to the city’s Office of Housing Recovery, most Sheepshead Bay residents have received their reimbursement checks and repairs have started on more than half of…

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In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many New Yorkers were left in a state of extreme need. Resurrection Brooklyn, a multi-site network of Brooklyn churches, has sought to join with other concerned New Yorkers to meet those unmet needs. Resurrection Brooklyn Relief was created to to serve survivors of Hurricane Sandy in rebuilding and relocation…

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Shorecrest Towers 2940-3000 Ocean Pkwy Studio – Three Bedrooms from $1575-$2825/ month Shorecrest Towers at Trump Village offers a modern take on classic high-rise living. The two-building complex offers no fee, no security deposit option studio-to-three-bedroom apartments just two blocks from the beach and one block from the B/Q trains, residents can enjoy more than…

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The LeFrak Center ice skating rinks open to the public on October 31, 2015. The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park celebrates the grand reopening of its two outdoor ice rinks on October 31 with a Halloween party for all ages. The aptly-named Monster Skate Halloween Bash, held on the…

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The Prospect Park Alliance presents its 36th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair on Saturday, October 24, from 12-3pm. This cherished annual event brings thousands of families to Prospect Park’s Lookout Hill and Nethermead for an afternoon of ghoulish fun that is free and open to the public. Encounter zombies, werewolves, good (and not-so-good) witches,…

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Our Streets, Our Stories wants to provide community members with the tools and technology to share their Brooklyn memorabilia and culture heritage materials with the world. Many items that can help tell Brooklyn’s story are sitting forgotten in apartments and basements all over the borough, being lost due to improper storage conditions and neglect. The…

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