Day: June 2, 2011

Community News

Bed-Stuy Swim Team Makes Splash

The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Piranhas Swimming team continues to take a bite out of the competition from other teams around the state. The squad, consisting of local kids from seven to 17, came in a strong second place at the recent sixth annual Elias Karmon Diversity Meet.  It was a marked improvement from last year’s sixth […]readmore

Top Stories

Wrought Iron Gate Thefts Spread

You’ve heard of Watergate, but in Bed-Stuy, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, there is a new scandal dubbed “Iron Gate” – and speculation is growing that it may have something to do with gentrification. Several people in the metal business say that the recent spate of wrought iron gates stolen from the front of brownstones […]readmore

City Politics

Brookdale Hospital Health Workers Stage Job Action

For more than a week, dozens of health care workers at Brookdale Hospital have been lining the corridor just inside the hospital’s main entrance, professionally dressed and ready to work. The hospital’s health care workers, including dietary, housekeeping, clerical workers, radiology and other medical technicians, pharmacists, some midwives, some physician assistants and every category of […]readmore

Other News

CTC Honors Arthur French For 50-Year Career in Stage,Televison and

 The Coalition of Theatres of Color (CTC) honored award winning actor-director Arthur French with a Lifetime Achievement Award to commemorate his 50-year distinguished career in theatre, television and film at a special tribute hosted by actor Ted Lange on May 19 at Black Spectrum Theatre, 119-07 Merrick Blvd. in Jamaica, Queens.  Ted Lange, known as […]readmore

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Magnolia Tree Earth Center: Making Eco-Connections Where We Live, Where

SATURDAY, JUNE 4:  MAGNOLIA TREE EARTH CENTER of BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, INC,  677 LAFAYETTE AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 9:30a-11:00a: OPEN GALLERY: (Breakfast Refreshments Served) Informal Tour of Community Mural Art Exhibition * Community Service Project at Magnolia Tree * Children’s Art Project Instruction in Garden 11:00a-12:30p: WORKSHOP: ADVOCATING FOR THE BEST FOOD OPTIONS FOR OUR CHILDREN Beatriz Beckford, […]readmore