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.
Parishioners celebrated the annual feast of Saint Raphael in Boerum Hill.
Chinese residents in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park attends participatory budgeting meeting in Sunset Park Recreation Center.
Colorful graffiti have taken over parapet walls of the above-ground stations from 8th Avenue to 86th Street in Brooklyn on the Coney Island-bound N Line. Peeling paint and layers of green mold compete for attention. Rain falls through cracked ceilings onto commuters’ heads at the Kings Highway station, located seven stops past 8th Avenue station […]
Once a month, a door opens on Third Avenue in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park. It is easy to pass by without taking notice, but for the people who do walk in, they find services that are hard to come by. The open door leads to Academy of Medical and Public Health Services, a non-profit organization that […]
Celestina Ford spent Tuesday morning, Sep. 8, dropping her kids off for their first day back at school. Then she drove herself to school. With her kids settled, Ford can now spend the next four-and-a-half hours, worry-free, focusing on her own pursuits: her education. “If you want to further your education, don’t let kids hold […]