Our Time Press

Day: <span>November 25, 2016</span>

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SHOP SMALL at the Bedstuy Small Business Saturday Crawl

When you support small business, you also support neighborhood jobs, schools, parks and services.  Check the map below and be sure to support these vital businesses on Saturday! #ShopBedstuy 1. Ms Dahlias Café Known for it’s robust and charming menu which contains decadent brunch items such as the “BIGGIE BEDSTUY BREAKFAST” Don’t leave without trying the […]Read More

Brooklyn’s Black Doll Artists Showcase One of a Kind Dolls

Some of Brooklyn’s top Black doll artists will be going Uptown to showcase and sell their unique, handcrafted dolls on Saturday, December 3 at the annual Morrisania Doll Society’s 2016 Harlem Holiday Doll Show and Sale at the Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue at 123rdStreet.  Show hours are 11:00am to 7:00pm. It’s free to the public. Using found objects […]Read More

Evaluating the Jets and Giants

By Eddie Castro As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, both the New York Jets and Giants appeared to be heading in different directions. Both teams were expected to be playoff-caliber teams coming into this year. However, if there’s anything the first eleven weeks of the football campaign have taught us is that every team begins […]Read More

From this Ground: Seeds of Kindness Fulfill a Hunger

By Bernice Elizabeth Green November is the month of caring, sharing and giving. But we’ve noticed that lines populated by those in need of these attentions have stretched longer since last spring. Just outside our door, people of all ages with carts get into formation on Thursday mornings before the early light of dawn to […]Read More


A Special Thanksgiving to the Arts Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams unveiled the details of his arts and cultural institutions capital budget for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), an investment of more than $7.9 million in facilities across Brooklyn. He made the announcement in Bedford-Stuyvesant at the Billie Holiday Theatre, a 45-year-old performing arts space […]Read More

Insufficient Sun Exposure Called Emerging Public Health Problem by World-renowned

Public health advice to avoid sun exposure may be contributing to more than 300,000 deaths annually. GrassrootsHealth applauds research from Medical University of South Carolina, Boston University, University of New Mexico and Leiden University (Netherlands) that calls for U.S. public health officials to encourage moderate nonburning UV exposure. SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A landmark […]Read More

On the Path to Improved Financial Health – Step 2:

By Wayne J. Vaughan After you have determined where you are (Step 1), you need to figure out where you want to get to; you should establish a plan. You need to determine what you need to focus on for the coming year. There are several questions you need to ask yourself. Do you have […]Read More