Brooklyn Restaurants Boycott Fort Hamilton Army Base in Response to Delivery Man’s Arrest by ICE

Jun 13, 18 Brooklyn Restaurants Boycott Fort Hamilton Army Base in Response to Delivery Man’s Arrest by ICE

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Many restaurants across Brooklyn will no longer be making deliveries to the Fort Hamilton army base. The restaurants are reacting to the June 1st arrest of Pablo Villavicencio by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency after being turned in by soldiers at the base. Villavicencio was making a delivery of pizza to the base...

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Pratt Institute of Art Building State of the Art Facility

Jun 05, 18 Pratt Institute of Art Building State of the Art Facility

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Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn campus is embarking on an ambition building project to create a cutting edge building which will unite its Master of Fine Arts and Photography programs. Chosen to design the facility is the famous architecture firm Allied Works. The new building will not only provide the much-needed space for the school’s...

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Center for Fiction Opening New Home in 2019

May 09, 18 Center for Fiction Opening New Home in 2019

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The Center for Fiction, a New York-based organization which self-describes as “the only organization in the US solely devoted to the creation and enjoyment of the art of fiction,” began construction of a new space in Downtown Brooklyn at the end of April this year. The Center expects the building to be ready to open in January...

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Brooklyn Launches Pilot Program to Improve Bicyclists’ Safety at Intersections

Apr 16, 18 Brooklyn Launches Pilot Program to Improve Bicyclists’ Safety at Intersections

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According to New York’s Department of Transportation, 65 percent of bike rider death and 89 percent of injuries or deaths caused by collisions with cars happen at intersections. In response to these alarming statistics the DOT is introducing a pilot program to give bicyclists a head-start at 50 intersections in Manhattan, Queens...

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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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Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

Dec 31, 17 Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

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North of New York City we may be seeing the birth of a new international airport with the potential to service visitors not just to the Hudson Valley, but as a gateway to the rest of North America. Last June Stewart Airport took a baby step in this direction when it inaugurated international service with a Norwegian Air route from...

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