Alternate side parking  rules are suspended on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

A cold snap is headed our way and will arrive by Wednesday, with temperatures predicted to top out at 19 degrees.

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The State of Bed-Stuy meeting hosted by CIBS scheduled for this Wednesday, January 22, at Restoration Plaza has been canceled! Well keep you posted about whether the meeting will be rescheduled as more details emerge.

This Wednesday, 80 Arts presents Happy Hours with a Purpose, a networking event where you can learn tools for cultivating fans, donors and other resources to support your work. This Wednesday, January 22, from 6:00pm 7:00pm in the 80 Arts Lobby, located at 80 Hanson Place.

The 79th Precinct will hold its monthly Community Council meeting this Wednesday, January 22, 7:00pm, Brooklyn Job Corps Center, located at 585 Dekalb Avenue.

Also this Wednesday is A Community Talk on the Amazing Bud Powell: Genius, Music and Masculinity– a community discussion on Prof. Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.s new book, “The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History and the Challenge of Bebop,” hosted by Dr. Guys Musiqology. Discussants are Prof. Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr., Darnell L. Moore and Dr. Aimee Cox. This all takes place at Bed-Stuys newest barbeque joint, Little Brother Stuyvesant-Heights, located between MacDonough St. and Decatur St.


Learn How to Start a Block/Resident Association this Thursday, January 23, 6:30pm at Bridge Street Development Corporation, located at 456D Nostrand Avenue. Learn the first steps you need to take to set up an association on your block or in your building. Click here for more Info.

International superstar Katy Perry will bring THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR to Barclays Center in Brooklyn this Thursday, July 24. For tickets, go to


Brooklyn Community Convos on Health presents The Skin Youre In, a look at health and equity in Brownsville/East New York. The event will be held this Thursday, January 23, from 6:00pm 8:00pm at the Brownsville Heritage House, 3rd floor, 581 Mother Gaston Blvd. To RSVP, [email protected].

Get your resumes ready: This Friday, January 24, from 10:00am 4:00pm,  Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley is sponsoring the 1st Annual Youth Job Fair & Career Expo at the Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building, located at 55 Hanson Place, 8th Floor (between Fort Greene Place and South Elliot).

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