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NYC Summer Social Raises $125,000 to Benefit Special Olympics New York
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NYC Summer Social Raises $125,000 to Benefit Special Olympics New York

On August 8th, the Special Olympics New York Leadership Council hosted its 12TH annual Summer Social at the Marquee New York. Nearly 550 New Yorkers came together to support and celebrate unity and inclusion. All proceeds, including ticket sales and silent auction funds, are being donated to the athletes of Special Olympics New York. The […]

Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Debra Mulé Tour Resurfaced Brookside and Seaman Avenues in Freeport
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Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Debra Mulé Tour Resurfaced Brookside and Seaman Avenues in Freeport

Nassau County Legislators Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D – Freeport) joined Freeport Mayor Robert T. Kennedy in touring extensive road improvements on Brookside and Seaman Avenues. Recent upgrades include the resurfacing of Brookside Avenue, stretching from Seaman Avenue to Nassau Road, in Roosevelt. In addition, West Seaman Avenue in Baldwin […]

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Celebrates National Night Out at Uniondale Fire District
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Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Celebrates National Night Out at Uniondale Fire District

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Baruch Performing Arts Center Announces 2018/2019 Season
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Baruch Performing Arts Center Announces 2018/2019 Season

  Baruch Performing Arts Center has announced their 2018/2019 season, featuring premieres by composers Huang Ruo, Gregory Spears, and the late Matt Marks, and choreographer Dusan Týnek. The season includes the 27th year of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives series, a 5th Anniversary celebration of the CUNY Dance Initiative, and work in progress by veteran […]

A Brooklyn Cabaret: Temptations, Venus & Adonis, and All Wounds Bleed
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A Brooklyn Cabaret: Temptations, Venus & Adonis, and All Wounds Bleed

Now in its sixth year, Brooklyn Opera Works (BOW), founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Lina Tetriani, proudly features emerging stars in opera, theater, and dance. During its Summer Vocal Arts program, BOW hosts three productions at the BMS Playhouse: a fully produced opera, an original work of music, theater and dance for children, and the annual A Brooklyn Cabaret. BOW is […]

Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series
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Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series

 Back by popular demand, Make Music New York presents 2018 Wingate Concert Series, produced by Globe Star Median Entertainment. The celebrated affair takes place August 8, 9, 15 & 16, at Wingate Park, Brooklyn Avenue between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street. The festive series will include four spectacular nights of live musical performances showcasing urban music’s […]

Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day
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Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day

Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, September 22nd as the 14th annual Museum Day, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States open their doors for free to those who download a branded ticket. The annual event allows museums nationwide to emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every […]

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Congratulates Daughter, Kennedy Abrahams On Being Accepted To a National STEM Program
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Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Congratulates Daughter, Kennedy Abrahams On Being Accepted To a National STEM Program

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams congratulated his daughter, Kennedy Abrahams, on her recent acceptance to the National Youth Leadership Forum “Pathways to STEM Alumni” program. Pathways to STEM connects students interested in science, technology, engineering, and medicine with fellow high-achieving Envision alumni. “I am extremely proud of Kennedy- this is a great opportunity for learning and […]

"Developing Intention", the 2018 Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Annual Expanding the Walls Program
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“Developing Intention”, the 2018 Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Annual Expanding the Walls Program

From July 13 through August 31, 2018, Developing Intention, the 2018 exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s annual Expanding the Walls program, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. While the Studio Museum is closed to the public to prepare for the start of construction on […]

Broadway in the Boros!
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Broadway in the Boros!

Broadway in the Boros is ready to bring more free musical performances to neighborhoods across the city! The Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME) was most recently in Queens where more than a thousand people came out to watch current Broadway casts from “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and “Once On This Island,” the […]

First Clinic Dedicated to Express Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections is Now Open
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First Clinic Dedicated to Express Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections is Now Open

The NYC Health Department has announced the opening of Chelsea Express, a dedicated space located in the same building as the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic, where patients who don’t have symptoms can get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV without having to see a clinician. Although all eight of the Health Department’s Sexual Health […]

First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2018 Season Confirmed
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First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2018 Season Confirmed

The NYC Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus and the first collection of mosquitoes infected with the virus of the 2018 season. The patient, a resident of Manhattan who is over 50 years of age, was hospitalized earlier this month with encephalitis and has since been discharged. Human cases […]

Con Edison's Tips on Staying Cool & Saving on Energy Bills During this Heat Wave
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Con Edison’s Tips on Staying Cool & Saving on Energy Bills During this Heat Wave

  As the heat wave rolls into the work week and the demand for power increases, Con Edison is offering tips to help customers stay cool and save on their energy bills. The company has crews ready to respond to any power outages that occur during the extreme heat. Customers can report outages and check […]

Copiague Native Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea
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Copiague Native Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

A Copiague, New York, native and 2006 Saint John the Baptist Diocesan High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which recently returned from a 7-month deployment. Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Ferrari is a quartermaster aboard the carrier operating out of San Diego. A Navy quartermaster […]

Success Academy Graduates its First Class
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Success Academy Graduates its First Class

      The pioneering class of Success Academy scholars, who began their journey in the network’s first elementary school on 118th Street in Harlem in 2006, graduated Thursday with stellar college plans.   All 16 seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges, most of which are ranked as selective or highly selective. They include […]