Feeling stiff and a little achy?  Need to stretch after sitting behind a computer all day?  Yoga is a great way to stretch your tired muscles, gain flexibility, unwind and reduce stress.  It’s also a great way to enjoy the great outdoors, thanks to free

The Kool Element Latin Jazz Project delighted salsa music lovers on Thursday, June 27th, at the second concert of the Marine Park Summer Concert Series, sponsored by Assemblywoman Jaime Williams.  Thunderstorms on Wednesday night postponed the concert, but Thursday evening brought beautiful weather for a

  Parents and children gathered at Dr. John’s Playground at Gerritsen Avenue and Avenue X on Saturday, June 22nd, for the second event in the Marine Park Alliance (MPA) Summer Children’s Series, known as “Just for Kids.” Saturday’s “Inching Along” event was curated by Brooklyn

The sound of steel pan filled the air as Marcus Steele and Friends kicked off the Marine Park Summer Concert Series, in honor of Caribbean Heritage Month, on Thursday, June 20th. Everyone looks forward to the annual concerts, which are sponsored by Assemblywoman Jaime Williams

It was carnival time in the schoolyard of Excel Charter School, located at 1077 Remsen Avenue, on Tuesday, June 18th – the occasion marked the school’s 5th annual celebration of Caribbean Heritage and was held the day before Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery

Parents and their children gathered at Dr. John’s Playground, located at Gerritsen Avenue and Avenue X, on Sunday, June 16th, for the first event in a Summer Children’s Series presented by the Marine Park Alliance (MPA), known as “Just for Kids.”  The Father’s Day event 

The Hebrew Educational Society (H.E.S.) held its Annual Street Fair For Families on Sunday, June 9th. The event featured a live DJ and various activities and performances, including karate demonstrations and a Zumba performance by the H.E.S. after-school step dance team. Families enjoyed BBQ, cotton

Parks Department Urban Rangers treated visitors to a close examination of the horseshoe crab and tour of their spawning grounds at a “Wildlife Viewing: Horseshoe Crabs” event held at the Salt Marsh Nature Center at 3302 Avenue U on Saturday, June 8th. Urban Park Rangers Li Jiang

On Saturday, June 8th, Marine Park Alliance (MPA) Volunteer Day, a hardy group of volunteers gathered at the Marine Park Avenue U meadow, located by the shoreline side of the park, to weed, clean and plant dozens of milkweed plants for migrating monarch butterflies. “Today,

On Monday, June 3rd, staff and students of P.S. 279 The Herman Schreiber School, 1070 East 104th Street, kicked off their annual Multicultural Day Celebration with a parade, led by Principal Lorenzo Chambers, throughout the neighborhood. The parade was followed by a celebration, complete with

It was standing room only at the Community Board 18 (CB18) office, at 1097 Bergen Avenue, where a hastily planned, last minute Special Meeting was called by the Department of City Planning (DCP) on Thursday, May 30th, to vote on the third and final proposal

Faculty, family members and classmates gathered in the auditorium of P.S. 207, at 4011 Fillmore Avenue, for the Fillmore Academy Drama Club’s final performance of the school year – its theatrical production of Disney’s Moana JR. Premiering on Wednesday, May 22nd, with a final curtain

A variety of unique and handmade treasures could be found at the Marine Park Alliance (MPA) Arts and Crafts Showcase at the Fillmore Avenue entrance to Marine Park on Sunday, May 19th, but it was also about community and enjoying all the park has to

At the 100th MD 20 Convention held in Binghamton, New York, May 3rd to 5th, the Brooklyn Canarsie Lions Club received a distinguished recognition from LCI (Lions Clubs International), the parent organization of Lions worldwide. The prestigious Senior Master Key was presented to the club’s

On Friday, May 10th, P.S. 207 and Fillmore Academy dazzled with their 15th Annual Art Show, showcasing the creativity and talent of their students. The event, held in the school’s gym, at 4011 Fillmore Avenue, was a vibrant display of artwork, photos and handmade storybooks,