Community Calendar

Friday, January 17th  Bike Path: Train to Become A Professional Mechanic (Veterans and people who have had contact with the criminal justice system are welcome AT ANY AGE) Otherwise, you are ready to apply for training as a bike mechanic if: you are a Fort Greene or Clinton Hill resident ages 18-22; can report for […]Read More

Attorney General James Launches Protect Our Homes Initiative to Combat

Volunteers Go Door-To-Door to Raise Awareness About Homeowner Scams  BROOKLYN – New York Attorney General Letitia James today launched the “Protect Our Homes” initiative with a day of action to inform homeowners in Brooklyn about deed theft and other housing-related scams. Today’s efforts are the first step in a campaign of coordinated prevention and enforcement actions to […]Read More

Velmanette Steps Down, Passes Torch to Wright for Senate Seat

By Stephen Witt, Kings County Politics  Longtime State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery (D-Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, Red Hook, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Sunset Park, Gowanus, Park Slope) made official on Saturday the often-heard rumors – after 35 years she will step down at the end of her term this year.  Montgomery made the announcement at the TWU Local 100 headquarters on […]Read More

Two Trees Grow in Brooklyn, Thanks to The Tenacity of

The exhibit identifies four areas of Brooklyn, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Red Hook, Greenpoint and Prospect Park, as examples of the tenacity of Brooklynites in sustaining the borough’s natural landmarks. BPL is in discussions with Rice about a talk next month on the evolving green/environmental revolution since the days of Magnolia founder Hattie Carthan (1901-1984) and Silent Spring […]Read More

NYC Dems: Killing of Soleimani was “Reckless” and “Dangerous”

By Bernadette DeVito, Kings County Politics To the dismay of Democrats across the nation, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed by a U.S. airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump. The White House claimed on Twitter that the strike was carried out to protect Americans in the Middle East, asserting: “The U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to […]Read More

Community Calendar

Saturday, January 4thTAMA Children Holiday Art Crawl Along Tompkins Avenue thru Jan 18th FREE. Art work done by students in P.S 305 is displayed in area store windows and shop interiors. Display hours vary based on business location hours. Call to inquire. Participating stores are the Bush Doctor Juice Bar, Warude, Etta Salon, Radical Women, […]Read More

Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’

By Damian Carrington, Environmental Editor, The Guardian The world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis” unless there are major transformations to global society, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists. “We declare clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency,” it states. “To secure a sustainable […]Read More