Steven Baboun is a multimedia artist creating through photography, video, performance, and installation. His work confronts social and political topics in Haiti⏤ from polarizing and controversial issues to elevating the importance of Haitian culture and stories, family history, and immigration, queer rights, and more. Currently, Baboun is the founder and creative director of the creative […]
State Comptroller DiNapoli and event honorees. L to R: Angela Yee, radio personality; Michèle Voltaire Marcelin, artist, performer, poet writer; State Comptroller DiNapoli; New York State Senator Roxanne Persaud; Mellany Paynter, Founding Partner/Director of Operations of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival; and Christopher Aaron, Communications & Media Director of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival New […]
By Beridiana Calderon It’s no secret that rent prices are rising in NYC. But there is one secret you should know—some New Yorkers can freeze their rent. For more than twenty years, I’ve lived in my Washington Heights apartment. When I moved in, my daughter was just a baby, and now her babies are being […]
Mayor Adams Opens Affordable Homes on Former Site of Spofford Juvenile Detention Center, Where He Was Once Held
First Residential Building of New Mixed-Use Development Includes 183 Deeply Affordable Homes and Cultural Arts Center, With Studio Space for Emerging Artists. Project Will Ultimately Deliver 740 Affordable Homes, Childcare, Wellness Facility, and Supermarket, Replacing Notorious Detention Facility Closed in 2011.
Rendering of The Peninsula campus on the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Hunts Point. Credit: WXY Studios NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today continued efforts to provide New Yorkers with affordable housing options by opening 183 deeply affordable units, in addition to a cultural arts center, on the former site […]
On June 7, Mayor Eric Adams briefly spoke on Caribbean Heritage Month at a New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Event. He talks about the contributions of Caribbean immigrants to NYC. Watch video below.
West Indian American Day Association Float at the Parade on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY on September 2, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Hannah Kliger, CBS News NEW YORK — Inside a Flatbush Avenue cafe covered in tropical flowers, Allison Dunn, an immigrant from Jamaica, blends sorrel into a smoothie. The red drink, often enjoyed in the […]
NYC Health + Hospitals and New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Host New York City’s First Long COVID Symposium to Coordinate Patient Care With Local Providers and Community Organizations
Over 400 city-based clinicians and health and social service providers attended the symposium to coordinate and improve care for New Yorkers living with Long COVID.
(New York – June 16, 2022) – On June 8, New York City’s healthcare leadership from across City Hall, NYC Health + Hospitals and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene held the City’s first Long COVID symposium. The event focused on care coordination for New Yorkers with Long COVID as they navigate the city’s […]
Mayor Eric Adams Delivers Remarks at World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event Location: City Hall Steps Lower | Manhattan Date: June 15, 2022 Watch video below:
New York, NY – June 11, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams marches alone with thousands of people across Brooklyn Bridge against gun violence. March ended with rally in Lower Manhattan (Shutterstock) By Carl Campanile and Bernadette Hogan, NY Post Mayor Eric Adams is putting his political muscle behind veteran state Assembly incumbents being challenged by socialist […]
Brooklyn for All, Inc. aims to promote the cultural diversity of Brooklyn through services, events, and programming.
New York, NY – January, 17, 2022: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso speaks during BAM the 36th Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Shutterstock) BROOKLYN, NY (June 13, 2022) – Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso announced the launch of Brooklyn for All, Inc. (BFA), the Brooklyn Borough President’s city-affiliated charitable corporation. BFA aims […]