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From left to right: Jerry Kwabena Kansis, Ghanian/African Diaspora Leader; Atiba T. Edwards, President & CEO Brooklyn Children’s Museum; Tiffany Joy Murchison, founder of TJM Media; Lishawn Alexander, founder of Lishawn’s Cupcakes and Lishawn’s Consulting; and Randy Peers, President and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.Photos: Colin Williams

Black History celebration in Weeksville honors four exceptional Brooklynites

February 23 | Special from the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

CROWN HEIGHTS — This week, the Brooklyn Chamber hosted an inspiring evening in recognition of its annual Black History Celebration at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Crown Heights. The signature event recognized the outstanding achievements of four noteworthy Brooklyn residents at the historic site honoring the Black community. Each honoree and sponsor of the Brooklyn […]

Actor Tobias Menzies attends the STARZ mid-season premiere of "Outlander" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in New York.Photo: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

St. Ann’s Warehouse offers US premiere of ‘The Hunt’ featuring Tobias Menzies

February 22 | Special for Brooklyn Eagle

DUMBO — St. Ann’s Warehouse presents the U.S. premiere of the Almeida Theatre production of “The Hunt,” a blistering thriller catapulting audiences into some of today’s thorniest questions surrounding mob justice and forgiveness. Adapted by David Farr and directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold, “The Hunt” features Tobias Menzies, whose performances have gripped UK […]

Kelly Carroll, executive director, Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District.Photo by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

GOODNEWS BK: Kelly Carroll, executive director, Atlantic Ave. BID; ‘In lockstep’ with the community 

February 22 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

DOWNTOWN — As executive director for the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID), Bay Ridge resident Kelly Carroll represents more than 300 small businesses along a 1.2-mile stretch in the neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum Hill — helping to promote them and catalyze their growth. However, Carroll is quick to point out […]