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TONIGHT: #Resistance Invigorates Church Avenue

More events inspired by the call to political activism are popping up along Church Avenue. Kettle & Thread is hosting #resist nights every Tuesday from...

Make Volunteering A New York Value

For the past two weeks, Brooklyn has been peppered with Trump resistance events, from parent-led immigrant support rallies to bodega strikes to hand-delivering power...

An Activist Without Question: On Katia Kelly And Her Blog ‘Pardon...

First, bookmark the blog Pardon Me For Asking. There's something rather meta-journalistic about Katia Kelly's role as the center of this story. After all, when it...

In Wake Of Anti-LGBTQ & Islamophobic Attacks, Bay Ridge Panel Embraces...

In the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, the killings in Minnesota, Baton Rouge and Dallas, and the string of attacks against Muslims...

Mermaid Avenue Block To Be Named For Community Activist Lou Powsner

Councilman Mark Treyger will join friends and family of the late Lou Powsner on Saturday, September 26, at 11am to co-name the corner of Mermaid Avenue...

Photos: Fifth Annual Walk For Autism Draws Hundreds, Raises Funds For...

More than 250 kids, parents and community leaders converged on the Riegelman Boardwalk this Sunday to take a 1.2 mile stroll for a good...

Kingsborough’s “Denim Day” Supports Battered Women And Other Victims Of Sexual...

Scores of Kingsborough Community College students gathered on point of the Manhattan Beach peninsula on Wednesday to recognize Denim Day, an event that supports the...

Fun Things To Do In The Neighborhood This Weekend

As the weather warms up, we’re all ready to break out from hibernation, and if you’re looking for some events to get you out...

Urban Planning Specialist Paul Graziano Discusses Rezoning At Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Meeting

The next meeting of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association is Thursday, April 16, 7:30pm at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue...

Neighbors Gather At Bar Chord To Raise Money For Equality For...

Equality for Flatbush organizers are well on their way to raising the $12,000 they need to launch a combination neighborhood storytelling platform and housing...

Neighbors Gather At Bar Chord To Raise Money For Equality For...

Equality for Flatbush organizers are well on their way to raising the $12,000 they need to launch a combination neighborhood storytelling platform and housing...

Carro Center Hosts Mary Powell Tribute And Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic On Consecutive...

The Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park is hosting back-to-back events this week, starting with the Annual Mary Powell Memorial Celebration, Wednesday, March...

Brooklyn Sings 2015! A Homegrown Hit, Raises More Than $18,000 To...

by Ellen Levitt Brooklyn teens showcased their musical, singing, dancing and acting skills Saturday night at Murrow High School on Avenue L. At the second annual...

Pols Slam City’s Concrete Boardwalk Plan At Rally

Public Advocate Letitia James, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Comptroller Scott Stringer joined local politicians, community members, and activists Sunday to express their...

Got An Idea For A Great Neighborhood Improvement Project? Get A...

Working on transforming an empty lot into a garden? Trying to organize tenants to advocate for better housing conditions? Hoping to get your elementary...