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    November 11 - In Flux



News and Events Nearby

DOH PregnancyAre You Expecting? NEW PARENT?
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Healthy Start Brooklyn

Find out what's new in your community HERE, or post your own announcement HERE.


Job Opening At Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration: Jobs-Plus Assistant Director

For more information, visit Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s website



You’re Invited to BCC 2nd Annual LGBT Mixer

You’re invited to an evening of mixing and mingling! Join us for light hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and networking! Brought to you by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s LGBT BUSINESS Committee.

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Attendee Registration Oct 13, 2016
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Brooklyn Public Library and Franklin Park Reading Series Presents: Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Finalists

Brooklyn Public Library & the Franklin Park Reading Series are teaming up to feature the finalists for BPL’s Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize, recognizing the fiction and nonfiction books of the past year that best embody the Brooklyn spirit. Shortlisted authors will be reading excerpts in Franklin Park’s Beer Garden on September 13th. This year’s shortlist includes:

Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo, by Boris Fishman 

Lockdown on Rikers, by Mary E. Buser

Ways to Disappear, by Idra Novey

Sunny’s Nights, by Tim Sultan

Bright Lines, by Tanwi Nandini Islam 

Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown, by James McBride

(This is an official 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival event.)

Essays, thoughts and articles from local residents. If you live in Central Brooklyn and you’d like to submit, click here.

Opinions, editorial and expert advice from community leaders, elected officials, activists and industry experts in Brooklyn. To apply for your own column, click here.


FOMO Fatigue

Yako: Do you sometimes also feel that urge to flake out? And when you do and give in, what is the reason that you give your friend, who is particularly...


Your borough in pictures

  • Haven’t been to Photoville? Don’t worry, there’s still time!
  • Kids, outdoors, activities, Brookly, families
    Day of Play Brings Brooklyn Families Together for Outdoor Activities
  • Block party, community, neighborhood, games, fun, happiness
    Crown Heights Photographer Publishes Book That Captures, Cherishes Brooklyn's Block Party Tradition
  • City Councilmember Darlene Mealy marches in The 2016 West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn Photo: Gregory L. Ingram for BK Reader, The 2016 West Indian Day Parade, Caribbean culture
    Photos: Despite Early Morning Violence, West Indian Day Parade Perseveres
  • Dancers celebrate at 15th annual Soul Summit
    As Summer Winds Down, Soul Summit Continues to Bring the Heat
  • Brooklyn rave ride
    Rave Ride Through Brooklyn Draws Cyclists from Near and Far
  • Photos: Afropunk 2016, in Living Color
  • Greenest Block in Brooklyn, East 25th Street, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, National Grid, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Scot Medbury, 300 East 25th Block Association, urban gardening
    Flatbush Street Recognized as the 2016 'Greenest Block in Brooklyn'
  • Jam Fest 2016, The Junction BID, Flatbush BID, Glenwood Road, DJ Hard Hittin' Harry, Orisha Love, Earthman Experience Band, Art of Legohn Dance Troupe
    Flatbush Residents Jam Out at Jam Fest 2016: Photos
  • Trike-a-thon, Young Minds Preschool, Carolie Mills, FAB Alliance, Putnam Triangle Plaza, tricycles, bicycles, safety, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Public Library, Pop-up Reading Room
    Toddlers Gather for Annual 'Trike-a-Thon' at Putnam Triangle Plaza
  • Taste the Flavor, The Junction BID, Flatbush Ave, Hillel Place, Applebee's, Healthy Blendz, Fisherman's Cove, Ovi's Place, Department of Transportation, pedestrian plaza
    'Taste the Flavor' Transforms Flatbush's Quiet Hillel Place Into a Vibrant Grub Hub
  • Repair the World NYC, BROOKLYN: JUXTAPOSITION, opening night, Aimee Rubensteen, Brooklyn artists, art gallery, Sara Erenthal, Ron Taylor, Rusty Zimmerman
    "BROOKLYN: JUXTAPOSITION" Brings Gallery Art to Crown Heights: Photos
  • Boss Brunch, fundraiser, City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo,
    Photos: CM Cumbo Holds 'Boss Brunch'
  • Fros, Clothes and Hair Pros at Curlfest 2016: Photos
  • Bedstuy, Probation, DOP, poetry, Musical Connections, BMS, Green Earth Poets Cafe, NeOn Arts
    Green Earth Poets Café Gives Final Performance at BMS: Photos
  • Naturalization Ceremony, Wyckoff House Museum, Melissa Branfman, Judge Vera Scanlon, Brian Merlis, Councilmember Alan Maisel
    Naturalization Ceremony at Wyckoff House Welcomes 30 New Citizens: Photos
  • The Campus, Jesse Hamilton, technology hub, Brownsville, Eric Adams, Latrice Walker, Digital Girl, Green Earth Poets Cafe, Latrice Walker
    Photos: Brownsville to Become Site of First Technology Hub in Public Housing Campus
  • Photos: Grand Opening of Arts East New York
  • Photos: The Shirley Chisholm Women of Distinction Celebration
  • Mandatory Inclusionary Housing, Zoning for Quality and Affordability, Bill de Blasio
    Photos: Mayor de Blasio Pays Surprise Visit to Bed-Stuy, Campaigns his Affordable Housing Bills