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The Kings Theater hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon this past Thursday, November 23 – a free community meal open to New Yorkers in need.

A Thanksgiving fit for ‘Kings’

November 28 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman  

The seventh annual Kings Cares Thanksgiving luncheon, hosted by the Kings Theater, was held on Thursday. The luncheon, a celebrated tradition in the Flatbush community, featured a spread of hot food prepared by students from the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism at the Erasmus Campus.  Attendees savored a traditional Thanksgiving feast complete with turkey, stuffing, […]

Exploding population of street cats prompts need for charitable clinic for spay/neuter services

September 1 | Beth Eisgrau-Heller

When Will Zweigart and his partner Divya Anantharaman moved to Brooklyn, they were struck by the sheer number of street cats living in their Flatbush neighborhood. And so, Flatbush Cats was born. Since 2017, the nonprofit has employed trap–neuter–return (TNR) methods and has offered foster and adoption programs to reduce the stray cat population in […]

When Flatbush Gardens was Vanderveer estates

August 15 | Raanan Geberer

FLATFLATBUSH — A recent article in Gothamist tells of the travails of the four-block Flatbush Gardens housing complex, saying that the owners of the development have filed to evict more than a third of the households living there since the beginning of last year.  Tenants in Flatbush Gardens, the article says, have suffered from problems […]