The woman would only give her name as Adjoa in order to protect the privacy of her transgender son. She came to the Sunday transgender health policy… Read more “Health Experts Aim to Allay Transgender People’s Fears of New Administration”
Over 200 people gathered in Fort Greene Wednesday to express solidarity with refugees from across the world and discuss ways to connect and help immigrants fleeing war… Read more “Refugees are welcome, say New Yorkers at Brooklyn forum”
Around 70 Prospect Heights and Crown Heights gathered in the basement of St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Crown Heights on Wednesday evening to… Read more “Brooklyn Residents Worry Citi Bike Expansion Could Hurt Parking”
An outdoor parking lot next to an old pharmaceutical plant may seem like an unlikely place for an urban gardening experiment. But that’s what’s happening in Brooklyn… Read more “Feeding New York Through Shipping Container Farms”
For Melissa Magal, the clock is ticking. As the owner of two restaurants in Brooklyn, she has less than 800 days before her employees and customers will… Read more “For Brooklyn Residents and Small Business Owners, “What The L” is Next?”
In Brooklyn, a group of strangers with beers in hand tried to find common ground on Election Night. “Our Southeast Asian policy is unnecessarily hostile towards China,”… Read more “On Election Night in Brooklyn, A Celebration of Compromise”
Two families cope after NYC park employees’ fight turns fatal.
Nathalie Rothschild and her 12-year-old son Nathan switch between French and English when they talk to each other. But they have one important rule: always… Read more “French Embassy Helps Push for Dual Language Programs”
Consumer interest in the origin of food is expanding to the wine industry. Production of natural wines is rising, but they’re still difficult to find in stores.
Mayor de Blasio announced a partnership with communication network, LinkNYC, that will replace over 7,500 phone booths with free WiFi kiosks. Along with free Internet access, the kiosks allow users to make phone calls and charge their mobile devices. The first kiosks rolled out on Third Avenue.