Beauty Bar: Neighborhood Beat Park Slope

You know, us city dwellers lead very busy lives and often need a break from the hustle and bustle. And that usually involves a cocktail! But imagine a place where you can get a manicure with your martini. Think it’s a pipe dream? Think again ’cause it’s all right here at the Beauty Bar! For more information on Beauty Bar contact http://www.thebeautybar.com/brooklyn/

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat Park Slope Ep. 49 Original airdate:3/7/13 http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Twig Terrariums: Neighborhood Beat BoCoCa/Gowanus

What do you get when you combine a plant nerd and a skeptical poet with found glass, lots of moss and scads of creativity? The answer? Twig Terrarium, a unique studio and shop, where you can find all types of terrariums, or perhaps, make one yourself. Lets go check it out! For more information on Twig Terrariums contact http://www.twigterrariums.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat BoCoCa/Gowanus Ep. 49 Original airdate: 2/14/13 http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

MTA Fare Hikes: Brooklyn Review

Brooklynites are going to have to dig a little deeper in 2013 in order to get around the city. If you buy a monthly metrocard, itapos;s soon going to cost you an extra $8 dollars, and if you drive across the Verrazano bridge, thatapos;s now going to cost you $15. But these arenapos;t the only changes the MTA is making this year. Melissa Rose Cooper has more.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 274. Original air date: 1/11/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Cut-backs: Brooklyn Review

Healthy hospitals are a vital component of healthy communities in East Flatbush SUNY Downstate Medical Center has been an anchor for generations. Now, budget cuts threaten the future of one of Brooklyn’s largest employers. Melissa Rose Cooper has more.
http://www.downstate.edu

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 272. Original air date: 10/25/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Activist Geoffrey Davis Fights Gun Violence: Brooklyn Review

Gun violence continues to plague New York City and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Statistics show that out of the 1265 shootings in the city this year already, over 500 of them were in Brooklyn alone, beating out the other four boroughs for the top spot in that category. But despite the grim news, community leaders and activists continue to try and find a solution to the problem. Melissa Rose Cooper has more.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 270. Original air date: 9/27/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Gomberg Seltzer Works: Sector B

For four generations, this family-owned survivor of the once-thriving seltzer business has managed to survive in Canarsie. How have they managed to stay alive making and delivering the fizzy stuff? For more information about Gomberg Seltzer Works, visit http://www.brooklynseltzerboys.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn, episode 62. Original air date: 9/19/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Mas Camp: Brooklyn Review

To what exactly is a Mas Camp. “Mas” is slang for masquerade, and in West-Indian culture, a “Mas Camp” is the creative space where beautiful costumes ae made, to be worn during the Annual West- Indian-American Day Parade. Reporter Melissa Rose-Cooper headed behind-the-scenes of the Eastern Parkway Parade to a small mas camp that?s been creatiing some big costumes!

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 269. Original air date: 9/10/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

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