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Employees at the Brooklyn Academy of Music voted overwhelmingly to unionize. Eagle photo by Ned Berke

BAM employees vote ‘yes’ to union

June 14 | Mary Frost

Employees across several departments at the Brooklyn Academy of Music voted by an overwhelming margin to unionize — joining Local 2110 UAW, the Technical, Office and Professional division of the United Auto Workers union. The measure passed with 82 percent of the vote, BAM staffers tweeted out late Thursday. Thrilled to report that BAM staff […]

BAM's employees will vote today on whether nor not to unionize. Eagle photo by Ned Berke

‘I vote, therefore I BAM’: BAM employees to vote on union

June 13 | Mary Frost

Employees across several departments at the Brooklyn Academy of Music will vote today on whether or not to unionize. Workers say joining Local 2110 UAW, the Technical, Office and Professional division of the United Auto Workers union, will make the famous Fort Greene avant-garde theater, film and performance venue stronger and more democratic. “A union […]

A tow truck lends a touch of urban drama to this view of the Church of St. Michael-St. Edward in Fort Greene. The tower behind it is 112 St. Edwards St. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Brooklyn’s loveliest church (and other buildings near Fort Greene Park)

June 12 | Lore Croghan

I’m haunted by a church. It looks like a ghostly gray castle in a dream — an abandoned castle. Two 80-foot turrets with pointy roofs flank its front entrance. You might have glimpsed them from Fort Greene Park’s hilltop, which is a block away. Did you realize you were seeing the Church of St. Michael-St. […]

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