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