The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music is celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend with a performance of the International Women of Reggae at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts.
The 34th annual Sakura Matsuri (cherry blossom festival) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, and will include an urban tea ceremony and a cosplay fashion show, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Two Thai artists who have lived in NYC for some years teamed up for a pop-up exhibit in Bushwick recently.
Food co-ops in Brooklyn seek to attract Latino customers by hiring Spanish-speaking workers and offering discounts to members of community organizations, El Diario reports.
Brooklyn Daily reports that on April 25 the Kar Yee Noodle Shop will return for a day to the Court Tree Collective, featuring authentic home-style Hong Kong noodles with crispy pork.
Former professional boxer Aureliano Sosa, who teaches youth in Flatbush, wants to revive free boxing lessons on his home turf of Sunset Park, says the Home Reporter.
Fort Greene Council, which serves both seniors and the young, is in danger of losing its lease. Politicians and community members are rallying to save it.
The EPA will soon report on lead levels in soil samples taken from the Red Hook ball fields, says New York Environment Report.
Carlos Menchaca is becoming a non-traditional leader for the Mexican community in the Big Apple and for immigrants in general, reports Diario de México.
Brooklyn Brewery’s chef plans a Nieuw Amsterdam dinner for April 16 featuring old Dutch specialties along with Lenape clams, reports Brooklyn Daily.
The Russian American Officers Association was officially accepted as a fraternal organization of the NYPD, Sheepshead Bites reports.
M.S. 50 in Williamsburg is celebrating 100 years in the community, Greenpoint Gazette reports.
Car wash workers at Vegas Auto Spa in Greenwood Heights won a two-year contract and are back to work, The Home Reporter and The Brooklyn Paper report.
A photography project that put cameras in the hands of public housing residents, most of them young people, has culminated in the upcoming release of “Project Lives,” reports The Brooklyn Paper.
Across Brooklyn, food was distributed to the needy in advance of Passover, report Brooklyn Daily and Greenpoint Gazette.