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Brooklyn Creative Market : Crown Hts Sat. 6/4 meet B'Klyn's newest creatives!
This Saturday June 4th on the rooftop of the Brooklyn Children's Museum will host the Brooklyn Creative Market and you should stop by. Why and What's this?  It's a gathering of youth entrepreneurs, new and emerging young people from their teens up, who are ...

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RIP PhifeDawg, aka Malik Taylor and some of 90's NYC
(Above a still from the music video for "Jazz/Buggin' Out" by "A Tribe Called Quest" (1991) featuring a then mostly desolate DUMBO waterfront in the background. Of course that building behind them in this shot is being made currently, into condos.) #PhifeDa...

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Let's Play Politics without playing dumb 2016
Hi, good to see you again. There is so much I want to share, but first I decided to post this response I wrote to some wonderful and intelligent friends on Facebook who seem to have caught Trump-itis, you know the condition caused when enough alarm bells go...

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TOMORROW: GAMES, FOOD, SCHOOL SUPPLIES for the Kids in Crown Heights
S.O.S. Crown Heights (Save Our Streets) is hosting a street party tomorrow on Kingston Av from Eastern Parkway to St. Johns. They're a great group with a great cause and there'll be food, games, sports and giveaways all for the kids. Spread the word, share ...

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Kids Get Free Bike Helmets TODAY - Main BPL
Today from 3:30p to 7p (or until supplies runout) Kids will get a free bicycle helmet and fitting at the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.  Helmet fitting and giveaway at the Central Library  10 Grand Army Plaza between Flatbush Avenue and Eastern...

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Crown Heights "Stop Shooting, Start Living" Talent Show this Saturday
The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is hosting the "Stop Shooting, Start Living" Talent  Show this Saturday March 28th from 3:30pm - 5:30p | From the CHCMC website: It's  a chance to showcase singers, rappers, dancers, drummers, poets, actors, and ...

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FUN, FREE, FAMILY Event by FES this Sat, Marcy Playground
Just found out about a fun,  free community event in Brooklyn THIS  Saturday, 12/6  in support of  #DontStealPossible —   a movement created to raise awareness of the NYC education crisis and the 143,000 students stuck in failing NYC schools.  In celebratio...

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A Successful talk about renters rights in the wake of Gentrification
Before the event (I'll post a better photo later) Last night's talk about Gentrification was better than I'd hoped. The organizer of the meeting Neta Alexander screened two films "Rent Freeze" which documented the struggle to install a five year rent rate f...

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TOMORROW PUBLIC TALK ABOUT GENTRIFICATION IN CROWN HEIGHTS - ALL INVITED
TOMORROW -  SATURDAY 9/27 7:30pm a public talk about Gentrification - Rent Controls & Resistance will take place at the FiveMyles Gallery at 558 St. Johns Place in Crown Heights.  Everyone is invited to come down and join in. Two short films on the topic as...
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