Tag Archives: Brooklyn

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New Year’s Eve: 5 Hot Things to Do in New York City

You don't have to go to a club to have fun ringing in 2016

Are you going to be in New York this New Year’s Eve and don’t want…

By Cristie Leondis

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No Services for Gifted Children in Communities of Color

Concerned about 'the lack of equality," one mom says

Officials at the city’s Department of Education say there aren’t enough children who score high…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Wine List: 5 Must-Visit Wineries to Visit This Spring

Here is a round up of some of the top places visit this spring

Considering spring season brings fairly comfortable temperatures around the region, here’s a look at some…

By Kandia Johnson

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Top 5 Blacks in Brewery

Here's a look at some of the best pioneers in the brewing industry

Here’s a look at the top five blacks in brewery, as today is national beer…

By Cristie Leondis

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Black Fashion Month Kicks Off In Brooklyn, NY

Throughout April, fashion shows, symposiums and cocktails events will be held

To celebrate black fashion month in Brooklyn, fashion shows, symposiums and cocktails events will be…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ifetayo Academy Celebrates 25 Years of African Culture in Brooklyn, NY

A young girls' dance routine inspires the development of a cultural academy

About 25 years ago, Kwayera Archer-Cunningham, a former professional dancer and choreographer, realized a young…

By Kandia Johnson

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Blogger and Principal Raise Over $1 Million to Send Students on Harvard Field Trip

Humans of New York blogger helps to change the lives of Brooklyn middle school students

Humans of New York blogger and Brooklyn principal raise over $1 million to send students…

By Courtney Connley

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Bobby Shmurda Spent Christmas In Jail On Riker’s Island

Bail is still set at $2 million dollars

It was a week before Christmas and all through Quad Recording Studios, Bobby Shmurda and…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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COOL JOBS: Bed-Vyne Wine Founders Talk Nelson Mandela, Tasting Tips And Branding

The classy winery helps the community in numerous ways

The interesting founders of Brooklyn’s Bed-Vyne Wine talk about their legacy within the Bed-Stuy area,…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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AFROPUNK Announces D’Angelo, Gianni Lee, And More For Annual Festival

The soulful crooner will be joined by the alternative world's finest

Marking its 10th year of exciting, culture-defining entertainment, the 2014 AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn’s…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Jay Z Wants To End Extreme Poverty By 2030

Can the 'god MC' fulfill his goal?

The Roc Nation CEO aims to tap into his more philanthropic side, as Jay Z…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Dame Dash and Cam’ron to Open New Restaurant in New York

Harlem entrepreneurs collaborate on venture

Dame Dash took to his Instagram to reveal details of the new restaurant that he…

By Courtney Connley

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Brooklyn Eighth-Grader Becomes Author of Two Books

13-year-old teen uses the help of the internet to self-publish two novels

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Brooklyn teen Angela Content is proof that age is nothing but a…

By Courtney Connley

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Richie Havens, Who Opened Woodstock, Dies at 72

Folk singer dies of a heart attack

Folk singer Richie Havens sang about social issues at a time when that was on…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Rapper Maino Takes on Broadway Stage

The Brooklyn bred emcee tries his hand at a different profession

Do you think Maino can make a career in acting?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Woman Covered Up Aunt’s Death to Live in $287 a Month Apartment

Woman scammed co-op board that dead aunt was alive but couldn't have visitors

Woman scammed co-op board into believing her dead aunt was alive

By Makkada B. Selah

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The VMAs Head to Brooklyn’s Barclay Center

Will Jay-Z perform at the first ever awards show in Brooklyn?

Will you be attending?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Months after Hurricane Sandy, Fairway Market in Red Hook to Reopen

Months After Hurricane Sandy, Fairway Market in Red Hook to Reopen

Store was a critical anchor to retail traffic in the neighborhood

Months after Hurricane Sandy, Fairway Market returns to the Red Hook neighborhood it helped revitalize…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Is Brooklyn Home to the World’s First Black Female Chess Master?

Rochelle Ballantyne may be on her way to history

Rochelle Ballantyne may be on her way to history

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5 Places to Grab a Drink Near the Barclays Center

The Barclays Center is here, and here's where you need to drink in the new neighborhood.

The Barclays Center is here, and here’s where you need to drink in the new…

By Darren Sands

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