Shivering For S.W.A.N

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A hearty group of volunteers braved the chilly waters at Coney Island on Saturday to benefit women serving in the armed forces ahead of the Veterans Day holiday. About 50 members of the Coney Island Brighton Beach…

Beautifying Nostrand Avenue

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Several volunteers lined Nostrand Avenue, from Eastern Parkway down to Atlantic Avenue, on Saturday to plant daffodil bulbs in an effort that they hoped would rejuvenate Crown Heights. The event was organized by Nostrand Park, a…

Charles Barron Rallies His Supporters As Governor Election Draws Near

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City Councilman Charles Barron announced a series of endorsements Saturday that he said will boost his run for governor. “They mean the world to me. They’re incredible and they’re authentic. They’re endorsements that our people endorse,”…

Black Group Criticizes Sharpton Outside His Harlem Headquarters

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Nearly two dozen protesters gathered outside of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network headquarters in Harlem on Saturday, calling on Sharpton to join them in what they described as their local fight for justice. The protestors chanted…