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0 Photo Of The Day: Mellow Yellow
Spring is in full bloom at the East 4th Street Community Garden — see it for yourself this weekend during their Flea Market! Take a photo in the neighborhood lately? Send pics to editor@kensingtonbk.com, and we’ll post them on the site! Also, find us on Facebook, Twitter, and check out our daily newsletter.
Events
0 Join Kensington Activists April 25 For A Pre-May Day Speak Out
Whether you’re already passionate about the ongoing boycotts at Golden Farm, a $15 minimum wage, immigrants’ rights, stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline, or halting high stakes testing in schools–or even if you’re just curious about the topics–Friday, April 25 is the day for you to hear what local activists are buzzing about. At 6pm on
Events
0 Check Out The Prospect Park Fair This Weekend
Interested in a day of games, food, shopping, and entertainment for the whole family? We thought you might be! You’re in luck, since this coming Saturday, April 26 is the second annual Prospect Park Fair. From 11am-4pm, revelers of all ages can enjoy nature activities at the Pop-Up Audubon, dance to music by DJ Steve Papa, see a
Neighbors
0 KWT Perspective: The Fight To Improve Conditions At Local Vacant Lots
The inaugural KWT Perspective comes to us from neighbor Michele Israel, who’s been trying for years to get issues at two local vacant lots resolved. You can read about her hard work below, and chime in with suggestions for how else she might successfully approach the problem. If you’d like to share your KWT Perspective, including your response to
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Join Kensington Activists April 25 For A Pre-May Day Speak Out

Whether you’re already passionate about the ongoing boycotts at Golden Farm, a $15 minimum wage, immigrants’ rights, stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline, or halting high stakes testing in schools–or even if you’re just curious about the topics–Friday, April 25 is the day for you to hear what local activists are buzzing about. At 6pm on
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Old Butcher Sign Revealed On Church Avenue

When the awning for The Check Cashing Place (713 Church Avenue between E 7th and E 8th Streets) came down after the business closed, an old sign for the previous business at that location was revealed. We spoke briefly to Carmine Pucci, owner of the building, who told us that his butcher shop closed about 20 years

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Looking For A Camp? Check Out Our New Site!

Corner News Media has launched a new site! We’re hoping to make City Kid Camp the most extensive site of camps for kids of all ages in Brooklyn. You can look forward to lists of camps, as well as reviews, as we grow. For your convenience, we have broken camps down into spring and summer camps, including two separate
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Changes To The F & G Trains This Week

If you’re planning on catching the subway to or from the neighborhood late at night this week, there are a few changes to look out for. Details from the MTA: Coney Island-bound F trains run via the A from W 4 St to Jay St-MetroTech Late night, 11:45pm Wednesday to 5am Thursday, April 23-24 No
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From High School To The Right College: Navigating The Maze (Partner)

If the college admissions process seems mysterious, you’re not alone. From submitting an application to the final determination, the road is paved with increasingly narrower bricks, and navigating those tightening passages is getting harder. The NY Times recently took on this trend with in an article titled Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up