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City Council Member Levin Talks BQE Rehab on WNYC

In case you missed it, the BQE rehab was the topic of the day on ALL OF IT with Alison Stewart on WNYC on October 4th.  A new show, ALL OF IT “is a live daily conversation about culture and the culture in and around New York City.” Transportation reporter Stephen Nessen gave a breakdown […]

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D13 CEC Hosts Electeds and Journalists for Forum on School Desgregation

Studies show that for all its diversity, NYC has one of the most segregated public school systems in the country.  Almost two academic years after the re-zoning of P.S. 8 and P.S. 307, the District 13 Community Education Council will hold an important forum on Tuesday evening (May 16th) as part of its scheduled calendar […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow evening–Monday, December 14, from 6:30 to 9:00–Brooklyn Historical Society will present, as part of its “Activism in Film” series, a screening of the film The Times of Harvey Milk, with a discussion following the screening, led by Stuart Milk, LGBT activist, founder and president of the Harvey Milk Foundation, and nephew of Harvey Milk. […]

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What Are Brooklyn Heights’ Most Popular Dog Names & Breeds?

While Brooklyn Bridge Park is asking for locals to pick the pooch with the cutest mug, WYNC’s Dogs Of New York webbie explores New York’s most popular dog names & breeds by zip code. The tops in each category were mined from Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene dog license data. In Brooklyn Heights (and […]

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WNYC Interview Explains Verizon Strike, Shouts Out BHB

New York Times writer Steve Greenhouse was a guest on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer show this morning to discuss the Verizon strike. Guest host Jamie Floyd also shouts out BHB. Hear the full interview after the jump.

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Got a Question About Brooklyn History?

Brooklyn Borough Historian Ron Schweiger is a featured guest on WNYC radio this week. As Phoebe Neidl reports in today’s Brooklyn Daily Eagle: [T]his summer, the station is devoting a week to each borough, with the borough historian answering questions from listeners online at wnyc.org. This week Brooklyn is in the spotlight, and anyone can […]

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