Friday, January 22, 2016


Protect our Working Waterfront - a video from Sunset Park's community group, Uprose. This year Uprose is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

Protect Our Working Waterfront from Uprose Brooklyn on Vimeo.

The Asian Communities in Bensonhurst - Wednesday, Jan 27 (Brooklyn Historical Society)
Bensonhurst is home to one of the fastest growing Chinese populations in New York City, increasing by 57% between 2000 and 2010. But what does this mean for the city’s political landscape? Join Jarrett Murphy, Executive Editor of City Limits, as he explores this trend with Paul Mak, President of the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association; Peter Kwong, Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College and Professor of Sociology at CUNY Graduate Center; and Brooklyn City Councilmember Mark Treyger, whose District 47 includes Bensonhurst.

Meanwhile, for some of those other Brooklyn (& LIC) residents

FreshDirect Launches 1-Hour Delivery in Brooklyn & LIC (DNAinfo)
FreshDirect is launching a new one-hour delivery service providing Brooklynites with curated meals, suggestions, ingredients and drinks through a phone app.

My Little Pony convention at Grand Prospect (DNAinfo)
Ponycon will feature a wide array of programming, from panel discussions about the psychology of brony-ism, to live drawing demonstrations, dance lessons and Q&A sessions with key figures in My Little Pony history. Bonnie Zacherle, the woman who created the original My Little Pony toy in the 1980s will be there, and so will voice actors from "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" and show creator Lauren Faust.

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