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My Natural Sweeteners of Choice

Written by Kristen | Food Renegade In the past, I’ve railed against agave nectar, truvia and splenda. I’ve even dogged on natural sweeteners because — let’s face it — on a metabolic level too much sugar is bad for you. “I get it. I really do. But I still want to know which natural sweeteners […]

ENY Farms Sunday Cookout!

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Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz hosts The 34th Annual Seaside Summer Concert Series performances are held Thursday nights at 7:30 pm except for Friday night July 20th at West 21st Street and Surf Avenue in Coney Island next to the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. The public is encouraged to bring their own chairs. A […]

Unity Block Association Meeting

Brooklyn Workshop Series

Neighborhood Leadership Institute Winter 2012 Skills-Building Workshops Brooklyn Edition Basics of Community Organizing Saturday, January 28, 11am-3pm, East New York Bring neighbors together to work on issues that matter to you! Media Tools Saturday, February 25, 11am-2pm, East New York Increase public support for your group by framing your message and alerting local media. Navigating […]

Are you UNDERemployed? Here Are a Few Tips

By C. Zawadi Morris | Bed-Stuy Patch The unemployment rate may be readying itself for a slow, but gradual decline, as it hovers at 9.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on September 2. However, according to the latest Gallup survey, underemployment — a classification that includes those workers that are highly skilled […]

Who’s Going to Save Our Souls?

By Reginald Richardson | Bed-Stuy Patch By every measure, whether you are looking at statistics in graduation rates, literacy and academic achievement, unemployment, health and wellness, crime, substance abuse, college attendance or wealth, you will find that young men of color occupy the bottom ranks of our society in almost every area. This is a […]

Art “On the Fence”

Local artists showcase their talent at the 2011 Fulton Art Fair By C. Zawadi Morris |Email the author |August 13, 2011 The Fulton Art Fair was formed in 1958 to exhibit, promote and publish fine and performing arts in the city and state of New York. The annual art exhibit “On the Fence” is an […]

Harmful Products: NYC’s Residential Guide to Safe Handling and Disposal

Ever wonder how you dispose of things not covered by the black, blue or clear trash bags? Well has published a brochure to help NYC residents with that problem. The brochure covers subjects such as: Household Medical Waste Automotive Products Household Products Containing Mercury Electronic Products Gas Cylinders Cleaning and Maintenance Products You can […]

Pink, Blue or Other?

From | Article by Sung Bin Park | Email the author | June 23, 2011 Before I gave birth to my daughter, I swore I would never dress her in pink or frilly flowers or overly girly ensembles– partly because I resented the omnipresent pink tones that clouded every baby girl related product out […]