The members of Switching Lifestylez didn’t wait for a city contract to do the work.
Brooklyn Technical High School on Monday offered a “social and emotional learning day,” an opportunity for students and teachers alike to share offbeat lessons. One chemistry teacher offered a “classic comedy” Zoom class. The focus? Bill Cosby. Some parents of teens who signed up for the 45-minute remote session offered by Daniel Harkavy at the […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. A citywide educational panel on Wednesday night unanimously approved a proposal to move the Academy of Arts & Letters, a disproportionately white school in Fort Greene, into PS 305, a majority-black elementary school in […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. District 13’s Community Education Council held a public meeting Monday night on its proposal to merge Fort Greene’s disproportionately white Academy of Arts and Letters with PS 305, an under-enrolled and majority-black elementary school […]
The vast real estate development Pacific Park is sprouting apartment towers in the thick of Brooklyn’s building boom — but not fast enough to deliver promised affordable housing on time, local leaders warn. Developer Forest City Ratner (now Greenland Forest City Partners) made a deal with the state five years ago to create 2,250 units […]
In February, a taxi knocked over a pedestrian signal at a busy Brooklyn intersection and residents say their calls for repairs went unheeded for weeks — until the THE CITY started asking questions. An orange cone now stands at the northwest corner of Fulton and Adelphi Streets in Fort Greene, hiding the broken mound of […]