Brooklyn Library screens "Butterfly in the Sky": Reading Rainbow.

Special Reading Rainbow documentary screening at Brooklyn Public Library on June 1 is free for all ages.

May 29, 2024 at 4:20 PM Library

Brooklyn, Micah of Red Jacket Schools Win Sectional Championships

Red Jacket Schools in Manchester, NY celebrates Brooklyn Vienna and Micah Harshfield as sectional champions in track and field, with Micah winning the 200m race and Brooklyn excelling in the Pentathlon event.

May 29, 2024 at 2:57 PM Schools

NYC Budget Plans $58.3M Cuts to Public Libraries-Requested Support

Campaign Urges Mayor and City Council to Reconsider Proposed Budget Cuts to Public Libraries in New York City.

May 29, 2024 at 1:00 PM Community

GreenThumb NYC hosts Open Garden NYC throughout New York City.

Explore gardening workshops and events at GreenThumb NYC community gardens during Open Garden NYC, a citywide initiative organized by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

May 29, 2024 at 11:37 AM Recreation

Brooklyn Public Library Board Game Collection Offers Endless Fun

Brooklyn Public Library's Board Game Library in New York, NY, offers a diverse selection of classic and new games for visitors of all ages.

May 28, 2024 at 2:07 PM Library

Famous Gemini Birthdays: Garland, Manilow, McKellen, Baker, Kidman

Celebrity Geminis: Garland, Manilow, McKellen, Baker, Kidman - NYPL shares astrology insights amid Gemini season.

May 28, 2024 at 12:16 PM Community

Brooklyn College honors Class of 2024 at commencement event

Brooklyn College celebrates the Class of 2024 at Barclays Center commencement with keynote by Abigail E. Disney and honors for Carol L. Zicklin and valedictorian Rhema Mills.

May 28, 2024 at 11:04 AM College

Event celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month with author and musician.

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month at Brooklyn Heights Library with author Marco Avilés and musician Araceli Poma, sharing migration stories and songs on June 1st at 2pm - event features Spanish-language support and registration available online.

May 27, 2024 at 2:03 PM Library

Honoring Memorial Day: Find NYC war memorials nearby.

Remember fallen heroes this Memorial Day by discovering war memorials in your NYC neighborhood.

May 27, 2024 at 10:58 AM Recreation

Moment of remembrance for heroes by Midwood Ambulance in Brooklyn.

Midwood Ambulance pays tribute to heroes in observance of Memorial Day.

May 27, 2024 at 9:26 AM EMS

Brooklyn College closed to honor those who served.

Brooklyn College pauses to honor and remember military personnel on Memorial Day.

May 27, 2024 at 9:02 AM College

NYPL hosts WNYC book club with 'Memory Piece'. Start reading!

Join NYPL and WNYC's #GetLitWithAllOfIt Book Club in May, featuring Lisa Ko's 'Memory Piece' exploring the evolving lives of three friends.

May 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM Community

NYPL urges Mayor, City Council to support library funding. #NoCutsToLibraries.

NYPL advocates for library funding in New York City to strengthen the community; uses #NoCutsToLibraries campaign to rally support.

May 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM Community

NYPL emphasizes freedom to read and celebrates young readers' imaginations.

NYPL promotes freedom to read and nurtures young readers' creativity through curated book recommendations.

May 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with Quechua-Peruvian author and musician!

Join Quechua-Peruvian author Marco Avilés and musician Araceli Poma at Brooklyn Public Library for an event celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month with stories and songs of migration and home on June 1st at the Brooklyn Heights Library.

May 25, 2024 at 5:21 PM Library

Special Teen Book Club: 'The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School'

Teen Banned Book Club at NYPL Features 'The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School' by Sonora Reyes—Cardholders Aged 13+ Can Read on SimplyE.

May 25, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

"Book Adventures at Carroll Gardens Library, Wyckoff Bond Garden"

Enjoy literary fun in the Wyckoff Bond Community Garden with the Carroll Gardens Library's Book Adventures sessions on select Mondays in May and June.

May 24, 2024 at 8:21 PM Library

NYPL locations closed for Memorial Day weekend.

NYPL Locations Closed for Memorial Day Weekend in NYC.

May 24, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

Brooklyn College Class of 2024 announced. Congratulations graduates!

Brooklyn College reveals Class of 2024. Congratulations to the graduates!

May 24, 2024 at 1:20 PM College

"Vote for #ThePeoplesMoney with Apna Brooklyn in New York"

"Apna Brooklyn Community Center in New York Urges Pakistani/Muslim Community to Vote on City Expense Funds"

May 24, 2024 at 12:21 PM Community

Jo Koy live in Nampa Oct. 26; Netflix special June 4.

Catch Jo Koy live in Nampa on Oct. 26 and stream his Netflix special “Live From Brooklyn” starting June 4, with tickets available for his #Justbeingkoytour at

May 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM Business

Apna Brooklyn Community Center leads AAPI rally for equity.

API-led rally in Brooklyn calls for fair NYC budget and recognition, CEO's speech promotes unity and strength within the community.

May 23, 2024 at 2:27 PM Community

113th Birthday Celebration for New York Public Library 🎉

The New York Public Library Celebrates 113 Years with a Look Back at its History and Iconic Collection.

May 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

Brooklyn College graduation livestream on YouTube at 9 a.m.

Celebrate Brooklyn College's graduation by tuning in to the live YouTube stream starting at 9 a.m. on Friday and sharing the special moment with your loved ones.

May 22, 2024 at 8:01 PM College

Brooklyn Public Library hosts The L.E.N.S. Method workshop in Park Slope.

Experience emotional resilience through photography at The L.E.N.S. Method workshop in Park Slope, hosted by Brooklyn Public Library.

May 22, 2024 at 3:34 PM Library

District 18 in Brooklyn, NY Plans Hiring Fair to Attract Educators

District 18 in Brooklyn, NY Hosts Hiring Fair to Welcome Educators to its Dynamic School Community.

May 22, 2024 at 3:29 PM School

Community Center Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with Albany Visit.

Apna Brooklyn Community Center celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with Albany visit, including legislature engagement and honoring their CEO with an AAPI Leadership Award.

May 22, 2024 at 2:26 PM Community

NYPL highlights diverse Asian, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander books.

NYPL in NYC presents books capturing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander experiences to offer insight into their cultures and perspectives.

May 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Emo Night Brooklyn presents Super American at The Foundry

Emo Night Brooklyn presents Super American at The Foundry on August 7 with presale beginning May 23 and general ticket sales on May 24.

May 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM Entertainment

Dodge YMCA Storytelling Event Explores Meaningful Community Connections

Participants at Dodge YMCA's Storytelling event shared personal perspectives on the significance of the Y as a place of community, opportunity, and belonging, highlighting its diverse meanings to individuals.

May 21, 2024 at 6:42 PM YMCA

PS 276 Eagles celebrates Multicultural Day with diverse activities.

PS 276 Eagles in Brooklyn, New York, embraces diversity with a festive Multicultural Day celebration.

May 21, 2024 at 4:25 PM School

Barry Bordelon Jordan Slocum Brownstone Boys Brooklyn Public Library June 5.

Brownstone Boys to narrate renovation journey from blog to book at Brooklyn Public Library event on June 5, offering audience tips and the chance to purchase their new book.

May 21, 2024 at 3:27 PM Library

Fantasy escape close to home at Fort Tryon Park.

Discover a whimsical Hobbiton-like escape in NYC's Fort Tryon Park, where scenic views, gardens, and Medieval art immerse visitors in a fantasy novel world.

May 21, 2024 at 2:13 PM Recreation

Brooklyn Public Library donation campaign doubles impact until June 30.

Double the impact of your donation to Brooklyn Public Library by contributing before June 30, as gifts made during this time will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000, highlighting the critical need for support to advance their initiatives.

May 21, 2024 at 1:45 PM Library

Aaron Shiffman Recognized as 2024 Nonprofit Trailblazer in NYC.

Aaron Shiffman recognized as a 2024 Nonprofit Trailblazer for his dedication to enhancing economic equity and creating opportunities for New Yorkers through Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI).

May 21, 2024 at 12:38 PM Business

Brooklyn College graduation ceremony for Class of 2024 imminent.

The Class of 2024 at Brooklyn College in New York City is just 3 days away from their graduation ceremony.

May 21, 2024 at 10:29 AM College

Library rally opposes $58.3M cuts, urges #NoCutsToLibraries.

Library advocates rally at City Hall to oppose $58.3 million library cuts in New York City, seeking community support with #NoCutsToLibraries campaign.

May 21, 2024 at 9:28 AM Community

"Brooklyn Community Center Hosts Job and Resource Fair"

VOSA TV - Voice of South Asia covers Apna Brooklyn Community Center's Job and Resource Fair in Brooklyn, New York.

May 21, 2024 at 8:25 AM Community

Ms. Malcom receives Big Apple Teacher award for excellence.

Teacher from Brooklyn's 18K244 School earns prestigious Big Apple Teacher award for excellence in teaching.

May 20, 2024 at 5:25 PM School

#NoCutsToLibraries: New Yorkers Oppose $58.3M NYC Library Cuts

New York Public Library advocates for standing against NYC library budget cuts of $58.3 million with a clear message: #NoCutsToLibraries.

May 20, 2024 at 4:59 PM Community

ESL classes to be held at Apna Brooklyn Community Center

Upcoming ESL classes at the Apna Brooklyn Community Center in New York aim to assist beginners in improving English skills, alongside offering sessions on Participatory Budgeting to enhance civic engagement and empowerment within the community.

May 20, 2024 at 4:30 PM Community

Dodge YMCA amenities: Pickleball, fitness classes, swimming pools, community. Special summer membership offer available.

Dodge YMCA in Brooklyn offers Pickleball, fitness equipment, swimming pools, and community spirit, along with a special summer membership deal. Join now at

May 20, 2024 at 4:12 PM YMCA

Brooklyn Public Library offers Book Club Sets for readers.

Brooklyn Public Library in New York supports community reading by offering Book Club Sets to enhance social and interactive book discussions.

May 20, 2024 at 2:20 PM Library

"Brooklyn College Chair Leads $11.1M NASA Expansion Initiative"

Brooklyn College's Rebecca Boger leads $11.1M NASA-funded initiative to enhance and innovate the GLOBE program with the CUNY-GLOBE partnership.

May 20, 2024 at 2:03 PM College

Amy Tan explores immigration, intergenerational division in Chinese American stories.

Amy Tan's writing delves into the complex themes of immigration, intergenerational division, and the Chinese American experience.

May 20, 2024 at 9:00 AM Community

Apna Brooklyn Community Center live event in NYC.

A live event took place at the Apna Brooklyn Community Center in New York City.

May 19, 2024 at 1:18 PM Community

NYPL urges NYC funding for libraries, #NoCutsToLibraries campaign begins.

NYPL advocates for NYC library funding, launches #NoCutsToLibraries campaign.

May 19, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

"Magner Career Center Marks 20th Anniversary, Praises Internship Opportunities"

"Brooklyn College's Magner Career Center Celebrates 20 Years, Highlighting Strong Ties with Brooklyn Navy Yard"

May 19, 2024 at 10:51 AM College

Brooklyn Library urges public to sign letters for library protection

Brooklyn Public Library seeks public support to advocate for the protection of NYC libraries by signing and sending 20,000 letters to city officials before May 21, accessible at

May 18, 2024 at 4:30 PM Library

Brooklyn College virtual graduate programs info session on May 21.

Brooklyn College hosts virtual session discussing graduate programs and applications on May 21 at 6 p.m.; registration available at

May 18, 2024 at 3:05 PM College

NYC libraries facing $58.3M proposed budget cut; citizens petition.

NYPL seeks public support to oppose $58.3M budget cut for NYC libraries.

May 18, 2024 at 3:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Public Library seeks testimonies from supporters on budget cuts.

Brooklyn Public Library seeks personal stories from library lovers to demonstrate the impact of the proposed $60 million budget cuts.

May 18, 2024 at 12:11 PM Library

NYPL Shop Tote Holds More Than Just Books!

The New York Public Library provides a spacious tote at The New York Public Library Shop, showcasing its offerings beyond books, with the tote being convenient for carrying holds from the library and promoting the importance of supporting libraries.

May 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Public Library urges support for library protection.

Brooklyn Public Library campaign seeks 20,000 letters to urge city officials in New York City to protect its libraries, with the opportunity for interested individuals to sign the letter online at

May 17, 2024 at 2:59 PM Library

Exploring Arctic art and literature through NYPL exhibition.

"The Awe of the Arctic" exhibition at the New York Public Library features a 500-year exploration of Arctic depictions through various art forms, accompanied by a curated reading list encompassing diverse perspectives on the Arctic across literature genres.

May 17, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

"Assistant Principal of the Year Awarded in Brooklyn District"

Matthew Campbell, of school 18K763 in Community School District 18 in Brooklyn, New York, has been honored with the Assistant Principal of the Year award for his exceptional service and devotion to the district, as acknowledged by the district's expression of thanks and appreciation for his commitment and high-quality work within their team.

May 17, 2024 at 11:53 AM School

Ambulance fleet efficiently picks up patients at NY hospital.

Midwood Ambulance company in Brooklyn, New York, acknowledges multiple ambulances managing patient pickups at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Queens, appreciating the efficient response.

May 17, 2024 at 10:02 AM EMS

Community center event offers free halal meals and resources.

Apna Brooklyn Community Center event features information sessions with community partners, complimentary halal meals, snacks, giveaways, and collaboration with the #SpringintoHealth campaign by DYCD, offering insights into job opportunities, resources, and community services at the Brighton Beach center.

May 16, 2024 at 6:54 PM Community

Brooklyn College offers student assistance via "Hand Raise" on Navigate.

Brooklyn College students can utilize the "Hand Raise" feature on Navigate for support with various academic, technology, financial, health, food, housing, and other issues, with more information available at

May 16, 2024 at 2:45 PM College

Brooklyn College thanks undergrad presenters, LaToya Anderson recognized by APS.

Brooklyn College appreciates undergraduate presenters, LaToya Anderson acclaimed by American Physical Society.

May 15, 2024 at 8:20 PM College

Brooklyn Public Library in New York: Book Club Sets Available

Brooklyn Public Library in New York provides Book Club Sets, enabling book clubs to borrow multiple copies of a book for their group discussions, enhancing the social aspect of reading together.

May 15, 2024 at 4:24 PM Library

Public support crucial as NYPL faces budget cuts.

The New York Public Library faces budget cuts and seeks public testimonials to showcase the vital role libraries play by providing free resources like books, classes, tech training, and job readiness programs, emphasizing the importance of maintaining library funding to benefit and strengthen the community.

May 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM Community

"101st Anniversary Celebrated at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn"

The Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York celebrates its 101st anniversary as a beloved destination renowned for food, entertainment, and scenic beach views, inviting visitors to commemorate its milestone by enjoying its year-round charm despite the current unavailability of the beach.

May 15, 2024 at 3:33 PM Recreation

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations: Brooklyn Woods Project Receives Positive Press.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations' project at the World Trade Center, known as Brooklyn Woods, garners appreciation and is recognized as a peaceful symbol amidst the bustling environment, offering visitors a tranquil moment crafted by the organization's talented trainees.

May 15, 2024 at 3:07 PM Business

"Dodge YMCA: Summer Membership Deal - One Low Price!"

Dodge YMCA in New York City offers a summer membership deal with one low price for the season, access to group fitness classes led by top instructors, and early registration discounts, welcoming individuals to join and stay active during the summer.

May 15, 2024 at 1:38 PM YMCA

Excellence in 18 Gala on June 12: Invite Only

Community School District 18 in Brooklyn, NY will host their exclusive Excellence in 18 Gala on June 12, an invite-only event celebrating achievements within the district.

May 15, 2024 at 1:31 PM School

"Author Marilynne Robinson discusses new book with Ayana Mathis"

Marilynne Robinson and author Ayana Mathis engage in a conversation about Robinson's latest book on the podcast "Library Talks" by The New York Public Library.

May 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

"Photography workshop at Brooklyn Public Library explores emotional resilience."

The Brooklyn Public Library in New York, NY is offering a photography workshop called The L.E.N.S. Method where participants will utilize smartphone cameras to delve into the five elements of emotional resilience, including mindfulness, self-awareness, self-care, positive relationships, and purpose; registration is available through the provided link.

May 15, 2024 at 11:05 AM Library

'Comedy of Errors' creators to discuss reimagining Shakespeare's play.

Julian Mesri and Rebecca Martínez, creators of The Public Theater's Mobile Unit production of 'The Comedy of Errors,' will discuss their reimagining process led by Amrita Ramanan in a livestream starting at 7 PM on the NYPL's Facebook page.

May 14, 2024 at 6:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations invites for General Info Sessions.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations is hosting General Info Sessions on Wednesdays at 2 pm via Zoom, offering an overview of their programs for individuals to select the most suitable one; details and registration can be found on their website.

May 14, 2024 at 3:21 PM Business

Brooklyn College music professor chosen for Berlin Fellowship in 2024-25.

Brooklyn College's Professor of Music, David Grubbs, will explore the challenges composers and musicians face in collaborative artistic expressions during his 2024-25 Berlin Fellowship focusing on "Sound in Multidisciplinary Collaboration."

May 14, 2024 at 2:50 PM College

"Positive news at Meyer Levin School in Brooklyn!"

Meyer Levin School in Brooklyn, NY, is highlighted for positive developments by Community School District 18, encouraging individuals to explore further details on their social media platform @meyerlevin285.

May 14, 2024 at 12:32 PM School

Time running out to register for Brooklyn College Summer I.

The deadline to register for Brooklyn College's Summer session I, which spans from May 28 to July 11, is quickly approaching on May 29, and students can sign up by using the provided link.

May 13, 2024 at 7:15 PM College

Creators discuss reimagining "The Comedy of Errors" at #LIVEfromNYPL.

Julian Mesri and Rebecca Martínez, creators of The Public Theater's Mobile Unit, will talk about their adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors' with Amrita Ramanan on May 14 in an event called #LIVEfromNYPL; registration is necessary to attend either in person or online.

May 13, 2024 at 5:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Community Center launching tech classes in English, Urdu.

Apna Brooklyn Community Center in Brooklyn, New York, is starting free technology classes, held in English and Urdu, providing a valuable opportunity for individuals to enhance their tech skills and learn in a diverse setting every Tuesday and Thursday starting from May 14th.

May 13, 2024 at 4:53 PM Community

NYS AAPI Summit Empowers Representation with Community Center Attendance

The Apna Brooklyn Community Center participated in the "Empowerment through Representation" theme at the NYS AAPI Summit sponsored by Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York and The Asian American Foundation, fostering a positive shift in AAPI representation and eagerly anticipating future opportunities to contribute and empower.

May 13, 2024 at 11:37 AM Community

Rabbi Joseph Beyda discusses career change, passion for education.

Rabbi Joseph Beyda, a graduate of Brooklyn College, shares his journey from accounting to education, emphasizing his passion for teaching and his commitment to guiding students towards higher education at the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School.

May 13, 2024 at 9:39 AM College

Brooklyn EMS Wishes Mothers Happy Mother's Day on Facebook.

Midwood Ambulance in Brooklyn, New York, sent out Mother's Day wishes on social media to express gratitude to all mothers, complete with relevant hashtags.

May 12, 2024 at 3:07 PM EMS

Virtual grad info session at Brooklyn College: May 14th, 6 p.m.

Brooklyn College is holding a virtual information session for prospective graduate students on May 14th at 6 p.m., offering the chance to learn about the various graduate programs available and receive guidance on the application process.

May 12, 2024 at 1:01 PM College

Brooklyn History Center Offering Discounted Architecture-Inspired Silk Scarves

The Center for Brooklyn History is offering a 15% discount on silk scarves inspired by its architecture for Mother's Day shoppers, available at 128 Pierrepont Street.

May 12, 2024 at 9:02 AM Library

Mother's Day discount at Brooklyn Public Library: 15% off!

The Brooklyn Public Library is running a Mother's Day promotion offering a 15% discount on purchases in their online shop and in-person at CBH using the code "MOM" for a limited time.

May 11, 2024 at 6:18 PM Library

FDNY celebrates Haitian Culture in Brooklyn parade.

Members of the New York City Fire Department participated in the Haitian Culture Day Parade in Brooklyn to celebrate and honor the Haitian community's heritage and show solidarity.

May 11, 2024 at 2:39 PM Fire

"Creative Aging Program at New York Public Library"

The New York Public Library offers a program called Creative Aging, inviting participants to explore their creative abilities through various activities like crochet, watercolor painting, and other art forms at their local library.

May 11, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

Brooklyn librarian wins Pulitzer Prizes for prison activism

Medar de La Cruz, a librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library, wins Pulitzer Prizes for Illustrated Reporting and Commentary for humanizing inmates and staff at Rikers Island through book illustrations and library services.

May 10, 2024 at 4:28 PM Library

Brooklyn College celebrates 20th anniversary of Magner Career Center

Brooklyn College's Magner Career Center celebrates 20 years of supporting students with guidance and resources, with alumna Bijou Abiola highlighting the impact of mentors on her successful career at Cartier.

May 10, 2024 at 3:35 PM University

City Council Hearing in New York City Addresses Library Budget Cuts

The New York City Council will discuss potential budget cuts to libraries, and the New York Public Library is requesting 50,000 letters of support to showcase the importance of libraries to New Yorkers.

May 10, 2024 at 1:56 PM Community

Brooklyn College hosts Asian & Pacific Islander History Month Tea.

Brooklyn College in New York, NY celebrated Asian & Pacific Islander History Month with a Tea Ceremony event.

May 10, 2024 at 12:08 PM College

Brooklyn educators train in effective teaching strategies.

A team from a school district in Brooklyn is working to create effective meeting plans that promote strong teaching models and intellectual engagement with challenging content among teachers, with the goal of supporting excellence in education for both teachers and students.

May 10, 2024 at 12:07 PM School

Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed at Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT)

Last April, it's electric introduced its first EV chargers at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) during a showcase at Newlab.

May 10, 2024 at 9:17 AM Business

NYPL Hosts Livestream on Gardening History, NYC

The New York Public Library will host a livestream event featuring Hilton Als, Jamaica Kincaid, and Kara Walker discussing 'An Encyclopedia of Gardening for Colored Children' at 7 PM on their website.

May 7, 2024 at 6:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Library Offers Mother's Day Discount

Brooklyn Public Library is running a Mother's Day promotion offering customers a 15% discount in their online shop and at the Central Branch using the code "MOM," providing a limited-time opportunity to find a unique gift for a library-loving mom and save money.

May 7, 2024 at 3:22 PM Library

NYU Course Explores New York's Hidden Infrastructure Networks

Professor Katie Schneider Paolantonio leads NYU biology students through a course called "New York Underground," exploring the city's hidden infrastructure, field trips include visits to the Newtown Creek Wastewater Facility and New Croton Dam, emphasizing hands-on learning about the challenges facing NYC's energy, transportation, and water systems.

May 7, 2024 at 12:15 PM University

NY Neo-Futurists Wow Brooklyn With Fast-Paced Performance

The NY Neo-Futurists will be showcasing their storytelling prowess in a high-energy performance at Brooklyn Heights Library on May 7th, featuring 30 different stories, games, dances, and adventures packed into a single hour.

May 6, 2024 at 5:40 PM Library

Brooklyn Trainees Install Benches at World Trade Center

Eight formerly incarcerated individuals who completed training at Brooklyn Workforce Innovations' Brooklyn Woods program installed benches in front of the Oculus at the World Trade Center, expressing their gratitude for the opportunity to work on such a significant project and gain new skills.

May 6, 2024 at 2:51 PM Business

Brooklyn Hosts Participatory Budgeting Event

The Apna Brooklyn Community Center is hosting an event for New Yorkers to vote on how Brooklyn should spend money as part of NYC's citywide participatory budgeting process.

May 6, 2024 at 10:57 AM Community

Brooklyn College Debuts Student Art Show, NYC

Brooklyn College is preparing to display student artwork at its new Art Gallery, showcasing pieces from the B.F.A. Capstone Thesis course during an opening event on May 7th.

May 5, 2024 at 8:45 PM College

Mexican-American Authors Forge Literary Paths in NY - NYPL

Mexican-American authors in the US are carrying forward the tradition of Mexican literature while also creating distinct literary works, as showcased by the New York Public Library.

May 5, 2024 at 4:00 PM Community

Renee Watson speaks at Brooklyn Heights Library on May 9

Renee Watson, a best-selling author, will discuss her novel exploring themes of sisterhood and motherhood at the Brooklyn Heights Library on May 9, requiring an RSVP for attendance.

May 5, 2024 at 12:21 PM Library

FDNY Lieutenant saves driver from burning car in Brooklyn.

Lieutenant Rich Cannon rescues victim from burning vehicle after a crash near Bay Parkway in New York City, highlighting the importance of helping others in emergency situations.

May 4, 2024 at 8:18 PM Fire

NYC Public Library hosts book club with WNYC partnership.

The New York Public Library is partnering with WNYC to host a book club called #GetLitWithAllOfIt, featuring 'Memory Piece' by Lisa Ko, a novel following the lives of three friends across decades and different social scenes.

May 4, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community