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It’s official: Subway signs, maps now say ‘Medgar Evers College’

October 2 | Editorial Staff

Two 100-year-old subway stations in Brooklyn now have new co-names: Franklin Avenue-Medgar Evers College and President Street-Medgar Evers College. The stations have been renamed by an act of the state Legislature that was sponsored late last year by two Brooklyn state legislators, Assemblymember Diana Richardson and State Sen. Zellnor Myrie, and signed late last year […]

Police: Five shot in area of J’Ouvert celebration in Crown Heights

September 8 | Associated Press

Five people, including a 6-year-old boy, were shot in an area where people had gathered for an overnight celebration known as J’Ouvert in New York early Monday, police said. News outlets reported the shooting happened at an intersection in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood as people were out in the area for the festivities. But it’s […]

Brooklyn Museum, NY Aquarium are coming back!

August 21 | Raanan Geberer

As the city gradually recovers from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, two of Brooklyn’s greatest cultural and scientific institutions, well-known to borough residents and tourists alike, are gearing up to open. In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent edict that museums, bowling alleys and aquariums are now allowed to open, the Brooklyn Museum […]

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