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Writers Workshop Offers Literary Outlet for Bed-Stuy Residents

Stuyvesant Writing Workshop caters to working professionals and aspiring authors in Bed-Stuy. 

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Board Quits Brooklyn Nonprofit After Parents Protest Founder's Firing

The founder was reinstated after the board of Bed-Stuy's Children of Promise quit.

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Borough President Calls on Brooklyn Teens to Join Community Boards

Teens over the age of 16 can join the decision-making process on city boards.

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VIDEO: NYPD Officer Strikes Alleged Fare Beater With Nightstick

Video shows an officer hitting the suspect over the head with a nightstick during an arrest in Brooklyn.

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Parents Fear Program Shutdown After Firing of Brooklyn Nonprofit's Founder

Children of Promise, catering to kids of incarcerated parents, is undergoing a change in leadership.

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Pilot Program Brings Textbook-Free Classrooms to Brooklyn Schools

Three Brooklyn schools are ditching textbooks for iPads to engage students in digital learning.

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Nostrand Avenue Construction in Bed-Stuy to Finish Next Spring, City Says

Businesses said they're suffering as a result of the ongoing project.

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Straphangers Demand Better C Train Service

The Riders Alliance is asking for greater frequency and better communication on the Eighth Avenue line. 

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Brooklyn Businesses to Become Safe Havens in Neighborhood Safety Initiative

The Safe Stop program aims to protect neighborhood children, the elderly and vulnerable. 

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Affordable Apartments Among New Residential Buildings Coming to Bed-Stuy

Elliot J. Hobbs Gardens on Franklin Avenue will offer 92 affordable housing units.

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Food Network Star Donates Winnings to Bed-Stuy's Campaign Against Hunger

Brooklyn restaurateur Justin Warner will be honored with the "Harvest Hero of the Year" award.

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Bed-Stuy Yoga Studio Offers Relationship Therapy

NESH Mind Body Soul is among several newly opened businesses in the neighborhood.

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Brooklyn Nonprofit Teaches How to Eat Healthfully on Just $4-a-Day

Author Leanne Brown wrote "Good and Cheap," which gives ideas for people living on food stamps.

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Oprah Winfrey-Backed Performing Arts Center Aims to Inspire Bed-Stuy Youth

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center will open in February with a variety of dance classes. 

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Central Brooklyn's School System in a 'Sorry State,' Community Members Say

Panelists at an education forum said Bed-Stuy schools are in "crisis" due to a lack of resources. 

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