New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

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Brooklyn courts’ summer internship program renamed for its founder Izetta Johnson

August 16 | By Caroline Ourso

The Kings County Courts’ summer internship program officially has a new name. It is no longer the Summer Youth Employment Program. Instead, it will be known after the woman who created it — The Izetta Johnson Internship Empowerment Program. The change was officially announced by the woman who currently runs the program, Charmaine Johnson, no […]

Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project adds two new board members

August 16 | Rob Abruzzese

The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) announced on Thursday that it has added two new members to its board of directors after they were elected at the August board meeting. Adam Gilbert, a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, and Alexander Kaplan, a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, will join the board after they […]

Here’s your chance to whine about the MTA and (maybe) get results

August 16 | Noah Goldberg

Hooray! Rejoice. The Riders Alliance wants to hear you (yes, you!) complain about the subway. Why? Because it’s that time of the season. His Holiness The Governor, the Ever-Honorable Andrew Cuomo will be releasing the MTA’s five-year capital spending plan in September, and the Riders Alliance wants to make sure that everyday New Yorkers’ complaints, […]

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