Brooklyn Museum Picks White Woman to Curate African Art

Apr 01, 18 Brooklyn Museum Picks White Woman to Curate African Art

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The Brooklyn Museum has come under heavy fire from members of the black community for picking a white woman to be the curator of the museum’s extensive collection of African artworks. Last week the museum chose Kristen Windmuller-Luna, a 31-year-old professor of art history and archeology at Columbia University, former educator at...

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Landmark Status Granted to Empire State Dairy in East New York

Mar 26, 18 Landmark Status Granted to Empire State Dairy in East New York

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The Empire State Dairy just received landmark status. Located in East New York, the factory was built in 1914 for the Borden Dairy Factory. The property holds five buildings on a 76,375 square foot area. Later the company changed to the Empire State Dairy producing milk and ice cream. Historian and tile collector Michael Padwee has...

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Diverse Group of Champions from Brooklyn Take Back Chess Title

Mar 19, 18 Diverse Group of Champions from Brooklyn Take Back Chess Title

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The chess team of Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School is going to Columbus, Ohio in April to try and retake the title of National High School Chess Champions. The team earned its chance at the prestigious award by virtue of winning the 2018 New York State High School Chess Championship on March 9. The school has won the...

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David Bowie Show Opens at the Brooklyn Museum

Mar 04, 18 David Bowie Show Opens at the Brooklyn Museum

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The enigmatic pop-culture superstar, David Bowie, died two years ago at the age of 69, but he lives on in his art and music which is celebrated now and until July 15 at the Brooklyn Museum. Entitled “David Bowie Is…,” the open-ended moniker highlights the extraordinary depth and breadth of Bowie’s abilities. Bowie, who died of...

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Arena Investors Continues Support of Ruby Miner Mustang Resources

Feb 28, 18 Arena Investors Continues Support of Ruby Miner Mustang Resources

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Arena Investors, the New York-based money management company, has thrown a life-line to Mustang Resources for $19.95 million in funding. Arena is one of ruby miner Mustang’s main institutional investors. The firm, which manages over $750 million in assets, forged a deal with Mustang to issue a convertible note to provide the cash...

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Shower Bus for Homeless Proposed for Brooklyn

Feb 11, 18 Shower Bus for Homeless Proposed for Brooklyn

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Modeled on a program now implemented in San Francisco, California, a group called Turning Point Brooklyn is working hard to bring a mobile shower facility to the homeless people of Brooklyn. The bus will be fitted with two shower stalls, toilets sinks and benches, and will travel to and from the usual locations where the homeless...

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