Shivering For S.W.A.N

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 Open Water… Read More

Beautifying Nostrand Avenue

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 group whose… Read More

Charles Barron Rallies His Supporters As Governor Election Draws Near

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,” said the… Read More

Black Group Criticizes Sharpton Outside His Harlem Headquarters

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 and yelled… Read More