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Friends with Money: Carolyn Butts-Schmalenberger

Name: Carolyn Butts-Schmalenberger

Aka: Founder and Festival Director for  Reel Sisters of the Diaspora

Hometown: Brooklyn

Neighborhood: Crown Heights

Favorite thing about your neighborhood:

Love the people and the small town feel of Brooklyn neighborhoods. 271 more words

BAC Community Arts Grants

23rd Regiment Armory

This is the 23rd Regiment Armory located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Built between 1891 and 1895, it is one of eight remaining armories in Brooklyn. 33 more words

Shopping Adventure

Over the week I had been accumulating a list of places I wanted to check out. So yesterday I went on a bike ride that would take me to all of the spots I wanted to go. 1,089 more words


8 Things to Eat in Brooklyn This Season

I called Brooklyn home during the high holy days of pork in the mid-aughts. It wasn’t that the borough was a meat-larded monolith or even that it didn’t offer a panoply of compelling dining options. 955 more words

#Brooklyn Saturday May 16th 1pm Kingston Ave Festival

Don D’vil Entertainment Presents and a free event for the all ages

Come and join us for a day of fun, music, art, dance and kicks!


BlissVille Fridays: "Police And Thieves In The Streets (Oh Yeah!)"


Yet another angry, political episode of BlissVille Fridays with me and Andrew. We always get to these things a week or a couple of weeks after they actually happen, so we can only hope the anger and the violence has died down (or at least quieted down). 72 more words

David Lawler

Public Advocate Dominates Campaign Mail for Democrat She Never Backed

On Tuesday, Diana Richardson won a resounding victory in a heated race for an open Assembly seat in Brooklyn. With the support of the left-leaning Working Families Party and several prominent elected officials, she defeated three candidates, including a Democratic district leader backed by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. 269 more words