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On September 12, Brooklyn Community Services launched its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign “Many Voices, Many Stories,” a public service poster campaign now in its third year. Across 36 subway stations in Brooklyn, the series displays notable Brooklynites speaking out about poverty and supporting neighbors. Among the featured faces are Carla Hall, Chris Hayes, and Brooklyn Magazine’s founder Daniel Stedman. “It’s important to honor Brooklyn’s history and diversity by working with our local businesses...
With venues scattered throughout the five boroughs of New York City (OK, maybe it's mainly just Manhattan, Brooklyn, and a little bit of Queens), it's always a good time to be a fan of live music living in the big apple, but especially so in Brooklyn. Earlier this year, the borough saw the opening of Brooklyn Steel in Williamsburg—along with a couple of residencies from a certain beloved local band—and now there's another reason...
Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica were introduced by a mutual friend who told them they’d probably get along because they were basically the same person. A couple of guys about the same age, they both had small video production companies, both had a pretty similar sense of humor, and, as it turned out, they’re both obsessed with Star Trek and podcasts. At first as a joke, and then less and less as a...
With the shocking, disgusting, and unfortunate events of this past weekend undoubtedly still fresh in people's minds, it's important to remember that this kind of behavior, and this marked history, isn't confined to just one area. Yesterday's stunningly awful comments from our "commander-in-chief" only furthered opened the wound of the horribly divided state of our nation. While a naive few may not expect it, confederate and confederate-adjacent monuments remain throughout the country—even right here...

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