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June 11, 2015  RSS feed
Middle school students from across the city are getting the chance to have their artwork put on display in city parks thanks to Learning through an Expanded Arts Program’s (LeAp) public art program.  More...

Students from I.S. 93 in Ridgewood raised money for the Wounded Warrior Project through the Penny Harvest Program.  More...

Aw, rats!  Residents of Himrod Street on the Ridgewood/ Bushwick border in Brooklyn have noticed an increase in the number of rats they have seen on their block and are looking for a solution.  Pauline Bruscarino, a resident of Himrod Street for 39 years, says she has seen rats roaming the neighborhood almost every night.  More...
Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park
A 23-year-old man shot at a Woodhaven intersection on the night of June 6 isn’t doing much to help authorities find the person who pulled the trigger on him, police sources said.  The man was shot once in the abdomen at the corner of Jamaica Avenue and 89th Street at about 9:53 p.m. on June 6, authorities said.  More...
Ready to transform your home this year? The key to creating your dream interior space could be as simple as updating with color.  More...
After 37 years of waiting, it took a Pharoah to grab the Triple Crown.  With 90,000 on hand at Belmont Park, American Pharoah secured his place in racing history, capturing the Belmont Stakes and becoming the 12th horse to sweep the Triple Crown.  More...
The following is an open letter to New York’s congressional leaders.  What is urgently needed to help resolve the crisis in America’s deprived urban and rural areas is for Congress to create a domestic Marshall plan, similar to the one George C. Marshall called for in a 1947 speech at Harvard University.  More...
Glendale appears almost unrecognizable in this January 1936 photo taken on present-day 80th Street looking south toward Forest Park. An overpass over the Long Island Rail Road tracks in the foreground wouldn’t be built for another 40 years.  More...
Over 600 art studios across Ridgewood and Bushwick opened their doors for Arts in Bushwick’s ninth annual Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) weekend, from June 5 through June 7.  More...