Influx of Homeless Shelters in Ocean Hill: Brooklyn Review

Influx of Homeless Shelters in Ocean Hill: No more! That’s the message many Ocean Hill residents are sending to the city’s Department of Homeless Services regarding a proposal to build yet another shelter in their neighborhood. In recent years, more than a dozen have been built in the working class neighborhood. The city now wants to add another— just a stone’s throw from an elementary school on Herkimer Street.
From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 245. Original air date: 7/25/2011. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

New Taxi Legislation: Brooklyn Review

New Taxi Legislation: There are over 13,000 taxis operating in New York City, but for many Brooklynites seeing a yellow cab is like witnessing a shooting star. The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission is initiating a program that would give private car services a pass to pick up street hails.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Brooklyn Review, episode 245. Original air date: 7/25/2011. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Gay Couples Wed at Borough Hall: Brooklyn Review

Gay Couples Wed at Borough Hall: It’s a historic day and we’re there as Brooklyn Borough Hall hosts the city’s first same-sex nuptials.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Brooklyn Review, episode 245. Original air date: 7/25/2011. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Celebrate Brooklyn Dance Party: Brooklyn Review

Celebrate Brooklyn Dance Party: Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21st, but the folks at Celebrate Brooklyn kicked it off a whole month early with a dance party at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Brooklyn Review, episode 243. Original air date: 6/13/2011.

Tree Planting Memorial for Hope Reichbach: Brooklyn Review

Tree Planting Memorial for Hope Reichbach: Brooklyn says goodbye to community activist Hope Riechbach with a tree planting in Downtown Brooklyn.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Brooklyn Review, episode 243. Original air date: 6/13/2011.

Public Advocate is Child Care Provider for One Day: Brooklyn Review

Public Advocate is Child Care Provider for One Day: New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio walks in the shoes of a Crown Heights child care provider to prove to the mayor why the proposal to cut $55 million dollars in child care just isn’t right.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Brooklyn Review, episode 243. Original air date: 6/13/2011.

Food Trucks at Grand Army Plaza: Brooklyn Review

Food Trucks at Grand Army Plaza: We all know that Brooklynites are driven to discover the latest food finds so it is only natural that Prospect Park played host to the Food Truck Rally, assembling some of the city’s most beloved gourmet bites on the go.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Brooklyn Review, episode 243. Original air date: 6/13/2011.
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