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The Brooklyn Hospital Center Reaches Milestone 1,000th Robotic Surgery

January 4 | Kim C. Flodin

January 4, 2021— Brooklyn, NY: The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) Department of Surgery is equipped with the latest technologies. In fact, for several years, TBHC has been taking minimally invasive surgery to the highest level with robotic surgery, using the advanced da Vinci Xi System. This robot provides an immersive 3D, a high-definition vision system […]

Nets pay tribute to Brooklyn’s Jean-Michel Basquiat with new uniforms

December 4 | Jaime DeJesus

With the 2020-2021 NBA season quickly approaching, the Brooklyn Nets have unveiled new threads. For this year’s City Edition jerseys, the Nets have chosen to pay homage to Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat was an artist of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent whose paintings explored themes such as segregation, racism and income inequality. In 1983, […]

Nora Ann Wallace elected as BAM board chair

November 30 | Editorial Staff

The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Board of Trustees on Monday announced the election of Nora Ann Wallace as its new board chair and Natalia (Natasha) Chefer and Timothy Sebunya as vice chairs. Wallace has served on BAM’s board since 1997, and as vice chair since 2018. She took on the role of interim co-chair following […]

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