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Push to integrate Brooklyn middle schools is starting to show results: new data

November 15 | Christina Veiga, Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat NY

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here. A pioneering diversity plan is starting to shift racial demographics of schools in one corner of Brooklyn, according to preliminary 2019-20 enrollment data released Thursday by the Education Department. By moving to a lottery-based admission system and getting […]

Scenes from Atlantic Antic 2019

September 30 | Alex Williamson

Brooklyn’s oldest street fair took place Sunday, and thousands turned out to shop, snack and celebrate the occasion along Brooklyn’s “Main Street.” Atlantic Avenue was closed to traffic from Fourth Avenue to Hicks Street for the Atlantic Antic street fair, which has been drawing huge crowds since its inception in 1975. Eleven stages hosted musicians, […]

Brooklyn officials on Friday pushed the city DOT for answers to numerous questions about the upcoming $4 billion BQE reconstruction. The reconstruction has had residents of Brooklyn Heights in an uproar since DOT said it favored a plan that would temporarily replace the landmarked Promenade with a six-lane BQE bypass for roughly eight years. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Brooklyn officials push DOT for concrete answers to BQE questions

August 26 | Mary Frost

Elected officials in Brooklyn are pressing the city Department of Transportation to give them more information about the upcoming $4 billion reconstruction of the BQE. In a letter fired off to Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on Friday, officials including U.S. Rep Nydia Velazquez, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Comptroller Scott Stringer and more listed a number of […]

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