Many building walls all over Brooklyn are covered by 40-foot advertisements or sleek glass floor-to-ceiling windows. But the borough is also a gallery for muralists, cultivating waves of activist artists who seek to represent the communities around them. Sunset Park in particular, with its diverse immigrant population and sizable industrial buildings, is one neighborhood that […]
Community activists gather outside Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn to wait for news on the victim
That’s a wrap at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn
Author Hala Alyan talks writing and resilience in the Trump era
Concerned parents and community members gathered in front of the Park Slope YMCA on Tuesday to protest the city’s lack of street safety in response to a car collision that killed two children on Monday afternoon. On March 5 at 12:40 p.m., two children and three adults, who were walking across the street, were hit […]
Some people spend their Sundays in church, others like to unwind with a good book, but in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, a small group of artists are rolling up their sleeves, grabbing scalpels and cutting open a mischief of mice to learn the craft of taxidermy. Leading the course is Katie Innamoroto, 27, a woman whose […]
There’s nothing like kicking back, baiting up and enjoying a little fishing on a nice day. Just ask George Hayes, who has been fishing in Prospect Park since 1963. The Brooklyn native has seen the park at its best and at its worse. He says there was a time that he wouldn’t even enter the […]
Just 40 percent of U.S. adults raised Catholic still regularly attend mass — but many took to pews on Ash Wednesday to mark the start of Lent
Not everyone used last week’s winter storm as an excuse to stay in bed.
How one Bushwick psychic and spiritual healer tries to dispel stereotypes.
New York City gets its first Drones-only store in Brooklyn
Some fear the loss of a landmark; others fear rising rents
Brooklyn Superhero Supply has a hidden identity
Two Brooklynites use reclaimed wood to create one-of-kind light fixtures and furniture
Students in Brooklyn learn how to heat and bend glass under an open flame to create neon art.