Tag Archives: Brooklyn

NYC’s voting schedule leads to disenfranchisement

A precedent set by the consolidation of New York City in 1898 disenfranchised nearly one million New Yorkers in 2014 alone. Continue reading

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A Butterfly Grows in Brooklyn

As I was walking home last night, I came upon a rare sight: a caterpillar climbing to the sky. Continue reading

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This weekend: vote in Participatory Budgeting

Five of the ten Council Districts using the Participatory Budgeting model are in Brooklyn. Continue reading

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In Park Slope, a barbershop for the ages

Getting my hair cut at what might be the oldest barbershop in the city. Continue reading

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A popular Ethiopian pop-up restaurant settles in Bushwick

A look at the personalities behind Bushwick’s popular Ethiopian pop-up restaurant, Bunna Cafe, which settles into a permanent home on Saturday. Continue reading

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Some more photos of Midwood

A photographic supplement to last week’s tour of Midwood, Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Families, officials speak at vigil for traffic-violence victims

On the Brooklyn-Queens border, advocates, families, and elected officials came together Sunday to mourn the 300-plus victims of traffic violence since January 2013. Continue reading

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