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Recipe for a Healthy Brownsville

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

A cooking school and restaurant featuring healthy, locally grown food is looking to revolutionize the neighborhood’s food culture.

The yet-to-be-named school has leased space inside 69 Belmont Ave. — formerly home to a 99-cent store — and hopes to open by the fall. It’s now accepting applications from interested students, and will offer free tuition, organizers said.

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Flap Over Street Naming

Friday, December 11th, 2015

In an unexpected turn, a Brooklyn community board voted to approve a controversial street co-naming petition in honor of a politically connected woman who died of a drug overdose in 2011.

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New Life for Old Clothes

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Nicky Nguyen carried two hot-pink plastic bags out of his house in Bath Beach on a recent weekday afternoon and left them at his curb. They contained old blankets, pillowcases, kids’ clothes, and jeans.

His bags were two of the 150,000 picked up as part of a month-long city Department of Sanitation pilot program for curbside textile collection that aims to gather clothing for charity and recycle garments too worn to wear.

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Help Lags, Long After Sandy

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Residents of a vulnerable stretch of Sheepshead Bay devastated by Superstorm Sandy say they’re still waiting for help after more than three years of empty promises.

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The North Pole in Red Hook

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Wall Collapse Upends Residents

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

A Band’s Long Running Tradition

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Never Too Late to Run

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

Bark and Bite Over a Dog Run

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015