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Williamsburg Community Board Faces Catastrophe After Manager Redeems Decades of Paid Time Off

Brooklyn Community Board 1, which represents Williamsburg and Greenpoint, is currently without a district manager — a vital position that fields concerns from constituents, recommends land use projects and approves liquor licenses, block party and street fair permits. The reason? Gerald Esposito, the longtime district manager, retired after 45 years and cashed out decades of […]

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Flatbush Salon Honors Survivors of Human Trafficking and Raises Awareness in Free Pampering Event

Celebrate strength and beauty at the salon this Friday at an event geared to raise awareness of human trafficking. On Friday, Oct. 7, Vedette Beauty and Skincare is partnering with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office to host “Strength and Beauty,” a wellness day celebration honoring survivors of human sex trafficking with free makeovers while educating […]

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Becoming Basquiat: His Family and a New Exhibit Offer a Clearer Picture of the Artist, the Icon from Brooklyn

What do most people think of when they hear the name Basquiat?  For those generally familiar with his work, words like artist, legend, pop culture, eclectic, creative genius or 80s icon might come to mind.  For those who know a bit more about Basquiat’s life during his most celebrated last decade, they might also include […]

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NYC mayor announces Street Deliveristas Hub pilot program to serve the City’s food delivery workers

NYC Mayor Eric Adams and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer have announced a brand-new hub program that will serve the thousands of food delivery workers throughout NYC. The Street Deliveristas Hub is a pilot program that will utilize empty or underused public spaces throughout NYC — such as vacant newsstands, for example —and transform […]

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Update #41: The Carew Country Road Trip From Brooklyn, Across the US and Back

By: Jinyen and Chris Carew 9/27/2022 Yellowstone National Park Wow!  Just wow.  This past week we visited Glacier National Park in Montana, home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls, and mountains. We saw a black bear hanging out, which was cool. Some nice hiking followed, through evergreens, and to cascading waterfalls, creating a series […]

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Why should I travel to California?

There are plenty of reasons to visit California, whether you are looking for a sunny beach vacation or an action-packed city getaway. California has something for everyone, and there is no better time to visit than now. Here are just a few reasons why you should book your trip to California today. The Weather is […]

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Mayor’s $23M Investment to Enhance Open Spaces at Housing Projects Will Benefit a Crown Heights Complex

New York City mayor Eric Adams recently announced a $23 million pilot program to enhance access to public open spaces, playgrounds, and parks at six NYCHA housing developments. The project includes three developments in Queens, two developments in The […] Click here to view original web page at newyorkyimby.com