Nilda said she might spend the holiday with her sons and her three grandchildren down the block. Or she might not.
In Park Slope, some 200 residents push two plans for safeguarding pedestrians.
Small Business Saturday is November 30th.
Unemployment figures are one thing. How about the price of bread, the size of the rent hike, or the going rate for balloons?
What ever you were in the mood for Tuesday night, you could have found at The Green Building in Cobble Hill at the third annual Tasting Brooklyn event.
Participatory budgeting is when community members give their ideas to improve the neighborhood and vote on which ideas get funded. City Councilmember Brad Lander has set aside $1 million to fund these ideas. Residents voted early this week at Lander’s office in Park Slope.
For the first time, local residents of Brooklyn Heights and surrounding neighborhoods in Brooklyn’s 33rd District, and have real decision-making power, through Participatory Budgeting, a program in which residents vote directly to decide how to spend up to $1 million of their council member’s discretionary funding.
Admissions for New York City public pre-k programs opened on Monday, and finding a spot is going to be a challenge for anxious parents from the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill, in Brooklyn’s School District 15, where the number of children is on the rise.
Beth Elohim, a Reform temple in Park Slope, follows its rabbi’s example in embracing digital technology to build its sense of religious community