The [Re]New Lots Markets & Artist Incubator Project is turning two vacant lots in East New York into affordable spaces for artists and retailers, reports Brooklyn Brief.
A Brooklyn couple’s love for beekeeping has led to the idea of promoting it in Haiti, where it could generate income for the unemployed youth, reports Caribbean Life.
Reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, climate news site AdaptNY, and NY Environment Report went to two neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy two years ago, and early reports are in Gotham Gazette.
At Greenpoint’s St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, the percentage of students who met or exceeded proficiency on standardized tests was twice that of those across NY, reports Nowy Dziennik.
Local politicians and police department representatives were on hand to hear residents voice concerns about police brutality, Colorlines reports.
As national retailers take over Williamsburg streets, a Brooklyn Brief article considers both sides of the chain store debate and the often conflicting conclusions.
Community members are upset over a judge’s ruling that will now allow NYU Langone Medical Center to hire whomever it wants for the walk-in emergency center at LICH, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
While there is more awareness of mental health issues in the Jewish community, there is still some reluctance to deal with issues such as suicide directly, because of concerns about stigma and Jewish law, reports Tablet Magazine.
Visitors wrote secrets on a walkway and played sounds with a finger sensor.
On Saturday, September 27, residents of Sunset Park marched to protest policy brutality. Read an account in El Diario and watch the Voices of NY video with comments from some marchers.
Bakwas, showcasing Indian performers in different contexts, returns to the city.
The latest development in the saga over what will happen to Long Island College Hospital worries leaders who want better health care for Brooklyn, Brooklyn Eagle reports.
Old-timers and newcomers alike celebrated in a neighborhood in transition.
Imani House’s director talks about the disease, the clinic, and plans to collect much-needed protective gear.
Music, storytelling and photography will blend the traditional and the modern.