Sunday, June 12, 2011

Sunday Linkathon - Reading Series Tomorrow

- The Franklin Park Reading Series returns tomorrow night at 8pm (more coming soon on this one).

- NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott will be appearing at the First Presidential Policy Forum at Medgar Evers College tomorrow at 3pm. The event is open to the public.

- As it heats up this summer, grab a cold drink and hop in the way back machine with this great slideshow of of photos taken in Brooklyn in the summer of 1974.

- Alternatively, BeFitNYC, an initiative of the Parks Department, has a new website and a mobile app available for those who want to stay active in June, July, and August.

- Officials from Bermuda were in Crown Heights recently because they are looking into adopting the CeaseFire approach to gun and gang violence, as pioneered in Chicago and practiced by Save Our Streets Crown Heights.

- City Limits ran a nice piece and follow-up blog post from reporter Patrick Wall on the ongoing development and neighborhood change in Crown Heights.

- The Wall Street Journal took a look at playground policing just up Franklin in Bed-Stuy.

- Make Music New York, the citywide music festival on June 21st, will be coming to a great range of venues in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights.


  1. picnic on Tuesday after work in Mount Prospect Park

  2. The photos on Business Insider are awesome. The Kosciusko Pool and the trophy shop on Nostrand.

    Do take a look.

  3. Mea culpa... not the trophy shop on Nostrand