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Brooklyn Artists Gym offers Free Housing to Single Parent Artists in the Park Slope/Gowanus Area
For a few local single-parent-artists, the Brooklyn Artists Gym (BAG), an artists’ studio and gallery facility in the Park Slope/Gowanus area of Brooklyn, can provide financial help in the form of a free or subsidized studio space home. The BAG Fund program, which also helps participants further their art careers, allows artists who are bringing up children solo to apply for scholarships for Open Studio memberships. (read the story...)

Author Nina Crews Visits Brooklyn Hospital Center's Children's Health Center
Children's author and illustrator Nina Crews stopped by The Brooklyn Hospital Center's Children's Health Center August 9 to read "One Hot Summer Day" to young patients. The event was part of Reach Out and Read's "Early Literacy Awareness Week." (read the story...)

Amateur Sand Sculptors Flock to Coney Island
Dozens of contestants from the NYC area spent the day at the beach at Coney Island, vying for cash prizes in the 21st Annual Sand Sculpting Contest and Unity Day Celebration. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Artist Designs Forever Stamps to Celebrate America's Space Age
Artist Donato Giancola, a father of two from Boerum Hill, designed and painted two new Forever Stamps for the US Post Office depicting astronaut Alan Shepherd and NASA's MESSENGER mission, both of which celebrate 50 years of American space exploration. (read the story...)

City Parks Foundation Offers Free Golf Lessons in NYC Parks this August
The City Parks Foundation is offering free golf lessons to kids in New York City this August, at East River Park and Eugene McCabe Field in Manhattan. (read the story...)

NY Salt Room Opens in Brooklyn
Avi Hasson opened NY Salt Room, Brooklyn’s first salt therapy center, offering a natural, drug-free alternative treatment for skin conditions like acne and eczema and respiratory ailments like asthma, allergies, and the common cold. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Hospital Center Opens New Family Health Center
The Brooklyn Hospital Center celebrated the grand opening of its expanded 61st Street Family Health and WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Center in Sunset Park on June 1. (read the story...)

Staten Island Yankees Battle Alzheimer's
Baseball fans and members of the Alzheimer's community united in the battle against Alzheimer's disease during Alzheimer's Awareness Night with the Staten Island Yankees at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark on June 17, as the Staten Island Yankees took on the Brooklyn Cyclones. (read the story...)

The Candy Rush Opens in Brooklyn
The Candy Rush, a new candy and ice cream shop in Brooklyn, celebrated its grand opening June 25. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Residents Rally to Save the Libraries
Hundreds of Brooklyn Public Library supporters rallied outside Central Library to protest proposed 2012 budget cuts to New York City library services. (read the story...)

Administration for Children's Services Honors 51 NYC Foster Parents
The 2011 Foster Parent Recognition Ceremony, held May 26, honored 51 foster parents for their dedication to New York City youth. (read the story...)

New York Presbyterian Hospital Named One of the Best Children’s Hospitals in America
The New York-Presbyterian Hospital has been listed on the 2011-12 Honor Roll of U.S. News & World Report’s eight best children’s hospitals in the nation. (read the story...)

NYC Students Debut Original Theater Works at Fidelity FutureStage Celebration
Five plays written by NYC students were performed at last night's Fidelity FutureStage Celebration. (read the story...)

New Website Allows Families to Search for Housing Near NYC's Great Schools
A new website allows parents of New York City's public school children to locate affordable housing near the city's outstanding public schools. (read the story...)

NYC Students Speak Out on Community Issues through Art in Citywide Parks Exhibition
Today, students in 10 New York City public middle schools from all five boroughs unveiled a unique art exhibit in Union Square Park: “A View from the Lunchroom: Students Bringing Issues to the Table.” (read the story...)

New York Life Foundation Grants $200,000 to Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship in NYC and Westchester County, NY
The New York Life Foundation announced a $200,000 grant to Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to support expanding entrepreneurship education programs to low-performing students in New York City and Westchester County, New York; and Chicago, Illinois. The support will enable NFTE to serve at least 1,800 new students during the 2011-2012 school year. (read the story...)

City Parks Foundation's Reebok Junior Tennis Academy Announces Scholarship Tryouts for NYC Residents
The Reebok Junior Tennis Academy will hold tryouts for its annual summer scholarship training program on May 14. Tryouts are open to New York City residents ages 8 to 16. (read the story...)

One Million Pounds and Counting: GrowNYC Greenmarkets Reduce Textile Waste in NYC
GrowNYC, a nonprofit organization that works to improve New York City's quality of life through environmental programs, provides weekly textile recycling collection at eight year-round Greenmarkets. So far, the program has kept one million pounds of textile waste out of landfills. (read the story...)

New York Methodist Hospital Seeks Volunteers
New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn is looking for volunteers to commit to 150 hours of service within a six-month span. (read the story...)

Sweet Street Music: Sing for Hope to Install 88 Pop-Up Pianos in NYC This Summer
On June 18, 88 pianos will pop up in parks and public spaces throughout New York City, and everyone is encouraged to stop and play. (read the story...)

New York Red Bulls Kick-Start 'New York's Got Wings' Campaign
The Red Bulls, New York's only professional soccer team, kick-started an initiative to energize soccer programs and camps throughout the five boroughs. (read the story...)

3rd Annual NYC August Wilson Monologue Competiton Winners Announced
Competitors in the 3rd Annual NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition, an annual celebration of Wilson’s life and work presented by the LeAp arts-in-education organization, hailed from all five boroughs. The three winners will go on to compete at the national competition on May 9. (read the story...)

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio Asks NYC Parents of Students with Disabilities to Take Special Ed Survey This April
Bill de Blasio, Public Advocate of the City of New York, asks parents of students with disabilities to take a "Spotlight on Special Ed" survey this month to help parents' voices be heard in the New York City Department of Education. (read the story...)

Kaktus Kids Opens in Brooklyn
Kaktus Kids, opened its doors in February and offers a variety of stylish clothes for newborns up to young teens, including brands like Mona Lisa, Fore Axel and Hudson, Flowers by Zoe, Diesel, and Monster Republic. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Students Breathe New Life into August Wilson's Work
As part of a national competition, Learning through an Expanded Arts Program (LeAp) presented the 3rd Annual NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition. The preliminary competition at Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School in Brooklyn was held March 28. Students performed two- to three-minute monologues of their choosing from one of August Wilson’s renowned works from his Century Cycle plays. (read the story...)


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