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The holiday magic of Macy’s begins at a Red Hook workshop

September 27 | Alex Williamson

It’s almost October, and you know what that means — time to start talking about Christmas. If you’re a member of the Macy’s holiday window crew, spearheaded by Macy’s National Director of Window Presentation Roya Sullivan, then that conversation began in February or March. That’s when the team of roughly 200 artists, designers, sculptors, animators, […]

Parents gathered at P.S. 32 in Brooklyn to learn about a proposal to redraw elementary school zones to relieve overcrowding and encourage integration. Photo by Christina Veiga/Chalkbeat

City unveils map of proposed school zones in Brooklyn’s District 15, hints that a decision could be delayed

September 25 | Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat NY

“City unveils map of proposed school zones in Brooklyn’s District 15, hints that a decision could be delayed” was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here. The education department on Tuesday unveiled a proposal for redrawing elementary school zone lines to relieve overcrowding and encourage integration in Brooklyn’s […]

In run for office, Sunset Parker promises fight for greener future

September 23 | Kelly Mena

In a waterfront district still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, a new State Assembly candidate is putting the climate crisis and resiliency at the forefront of her campaign. Katherine Walsh will challenge incumbent Assemblymember Félix Ortiz, who represents Sunset Park and Red Hook, she told the Brooklyn Eagle. The 36-year-old candidate says her decade of experience as […]

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