A Waste of Tax-Payers Money, Or Not?

If you are going to check out a book or do some research at the Brooklyn Public Library you’ll notice that the building is undergoing some major changes. There has been an expansion at the Brooklyn Public Library… Read More

More Than Just Greenery: Artisans Sell Work at Fort Greene Park

In Fort Greene Park, artisans gather together to display and sell their contemporary and innovative peices of work. Natasha Harsh, a genuine artisan in her own right, invites various artisans and their work to her show, which runs… Read More

Grady’s Path to the Championship Is Not Gravy

Grady High School vs. Brooklyn Tech With little time left to recoop from last weeks loss the Engineers tried to fix a troubled defense that gave up 1082 yards in their 5 losses, and had trouble generating much… Read More

The Glory Days of Brooklyn Tech Football

Back when Grease was the must see musical, and the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre was the start of new generation of horror movies, the Brooklyn Tech Football Engineers were the kings of Brooklyn. It was the late 60’s through… Read More


Christopher Samuel contributed to this report. A Brooklyn hattery insists that its customers make their hats, instead of letting their hats make them. “Hats are no longer just an accessory, but the main article of clothing,” said Joe, the single-monikered owner of… Read More

Atlantic Yards

A walk-a-thon will be held this Sunday in Prospect Heights by the group Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn to protest developer Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project. Ratner is trying to build an arena for the Nets basketball team, as… Read More

New Utretcht Sweeps by Brooklyn Tech 36-20

A midseason stop before heading down playoff lane proved an easy stroll for New Utrecht High School, who rolled over Brooklyn Tech 36-20, with senior halfback Alex Warden in the driver’s seat last Saturday.

A Decent Burial, 200 Years Later

For a few hours last week, Lower Manhattan traded the noisy clamor of taxis and the chatter of attorneys for drumming, singing and dancing as a throng of people properly put their ancestors to rest after hundreds of… Read More

Can Programs Really Help Our Young Black Kids?

LAMBS is a Saturday program that starts in October and ends in June. It produces many activities such as sports, education, singing, dancing, acting, writing, bowling, roller skating, and spiritual growth. This program has been in effect for… Read More

Church ‘Jams’ With Positive Message

A Brooklyn church is planning an event to keep teenagers focused on faith and keep their focus away from the street. East New York’s Changing Lives Christian Center is staging its 2nd annual “Back to School Jam” at… Read More

Ministry in Action Brings Out Teens

On any given weekday you will find youngsters attending Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill, not for service but to complete their homework and participate in other fun activities. Ministry in Action, a religious-based program that… Read More