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Day: <span>March 23, 2018</span>

14th National Black Writers Conference at MEC Through Sunday, March

The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York (CBL) is presenting its 14th National Black Writers Conference (NBWC) scheduled to start today and run through Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Central Brooklyn. The four-day event features the works and talents of emerging and established scribes for this Black Writers Conference, an Intergenerational Gathering of Black Readers and Writers […]readmore

2018 Mets Season Preview

With a win-loss record of 70-92, it is safe to say that the New York Mets were one of the league’s underachieving teams in 2017. It is also important to say that aside from four-fifths of their starting rotation that went down with injuries, the team (as a whole) dealt with the injury bug from […]readmore

Flatbush-Caton Market Redesigned into Caton Flats

As it is occurring in many Brooklyn communities, the Flatbush community’s main street which is Flatbush Avenue will evolve from low rise residential-over-commercial zoning–where the attached buildings are typically four stories–to much taller and bulkier structures. The case in point is the soon to be constructed Caton Flats Redevelopment Project (Caton Flats). Caton Flats will […]readmore

The East Family looks to rename Claver Place after Jitu

Recent articles in the Bed-Stuy Patch and the New York Post have quoted former East members, highlighting their disdain for the recent vote to name Jefferson Avenue between Claver Place and Franklin Avenue after FBI agent Edwin Woodriffe. Agent Woodriffe was shot and killed back on January 8, 1969. He was born in Brooklyn in […]readmore


BP Adams progressive efforts are highlighting potential of urban farming to revolutionize borough’s relationship with food and the environment Thanks to Borough President Eric L. Adams spring has come early to Central Brooklyn. In fact, it started in the fall, six months ago when the BP announced major funding for STEM programs at several schools. […]readmore