The first weekend of February is upon us! Updates and links, in no particular order:
- Art Not Arrests from Ground Up Designers has entered its final week of fundraising on Kickstarter, and they still need lots of donations to launch this fantastic community art project. Consider these five great reasons to give, and then ask a friend to help, too!
- Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum returns tomorrow night to kick off Black History Month with a celebration of "Black Males Defying Stereotypes." Head up the parkway for art, presentations, music, and dancing.
- Parents, with support from Councilwoman Tish James, will boycott PS 161 on Monday in an effort to make the city rethink its plan to remove the school's middle grades.
- Prospect Heights Patch weighed in today on the question of neighborhood change in Crown Heights, while Religion Dispatches wondered whether these changes might lead to an increasing hybridity, aka Hipster Hasidism.