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Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue is a popular Brownstone Brooklyn shopping spot. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Gowanus Canal T-shirts and canned wine: Come see Fifth Avenue in Park Slope

May 21 | Lore Croghan

Feminist books for babies. Extra virgin olive oil named for the world’s longest venomous snake. T-shirts that celebrate the Gowanus Canal in all its toxic glory. Shopping in Brownstone Brooklyn is fun (if you pick the right street). Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue commercial corridor is one excellent choice. Entrepreneurs with ingenuity and staying power rule […]

Brooklyn’s Chabad community responds to California shooting with Unity Sabbath

May 3 | By Francesca Norsen Tate

Chabad of Park Slope, responding to the horrific Poway Chabad House shooting on the concluding day of Passover last weekend, will host an Evening of Unity, Solidarity and Prayer at Congregation B’nai Jacob this Friday night. The shooting at Chabad of Poway synagogue, near San Diego, California, left one woman dead and several injured. Lori […]

The education department led a community engagement effort in District 15 for parents, educators and activists to devise a plan to address segregation in the Brooklyn district. Christina Viega/Chalkbeat

Two NYC districts embarked on middle school integration plans. Early results show they may be making a difference.

April 16 | Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York

Some of New York City’s most sought-after middle schools could begin to dramatically reshape their student bodies as high-profile integration efforts in two districts appear to be making an impact, according to data released Monday by the education department. Most of the schools in Brooklyn’s District 15 and Manhattan’s District 3 offered admission to a […]

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