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September 14, 2021
Community groups say National Grid's North Brooklyn pipeline violated a key provision of the Civil Rights Act.
August 17, 2021
"Memories of a Jewish Girl from Brooklyn," authored by Helene Meisner Oelerich shares her vivid, colorful moments as a teacher. The author believes that education is a paramount asset that every child or individual should possess and obtain., , , , Oelerich, as a prominent teacher in the community, believes that everyone has equal opportunity to learn and share knowledge without prejudice; regardless of race or gender. Read the book to know more of her devoted dedication to students., , , , In...
August 6, 2021
Ballantine Books has acquired famed director, producer, writer and actor Mel Brooks' memoir, ALL ABOUT ME! My Remarkable Life in Show Business, which the imprint will publish in the U.S. on November 30. An audiobook edition will be released simultaneously by Penguin Random House Audio. Century, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK, will release the title in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. The world publishing rights for the book were acquired by Ballantine Books Executive Editor...
Science X staff
August 2, 2021
In the popular imagination, New York City is a mass of soaring steel-frame skyscrapers. But many of the city's 1 million buildings are not that modern. Behind their brick-and-mortar facades, its numerous 19th- and early 20th-century warehouses, commercial buildings and row homes are framed with massive wooden joists and beams. These structures probably harbor at least 14 million cubic meters of timber, the volume equivalent of about 74,000 subway cars. Their main sources: old-growth forests that long predated New York, and were erased to create it.
July 20, 2021
Across the US restaurants are placing communities front and center, paying fair wages and going zero waste
July 15, 2021
The King of Beers is celebrating the King of New York and the late rapper's legacy with The Notorious B.I.G. Tall Boy Budweiser cans and collectible merchandise. The limited-edition cans created in partnership with the Christopher Wallace Estate will be available in his hometown of New York City exclusively, starting July 14 while supplies last. The can design was inspired by Biggie's legendary career that landed him the title of G.O.A.T. in the rap community. Unique design elements inclu...
July 7, 2021
It's been quite the year for crypto capital, what with Coinbase's blockbuster debut earlier this year in a direct listing and A16Z raising $2.2 billion for its third crypto-focused fund. But as the numbers in this frenetic market continue to skyrocket to dizzying highs, there is an open question for a lot of crypto founders: [...]
June 29, 2021
On a muggy Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, electrified mobility company Revel unveiled its first electric vehicle fast charging superhub. U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm joined the New York-based startup, alongside Revel's founder and CEO Frank Reig in a ribbon cutting ceremony. "Thank you, Revel, for being an example of what we need in this country[...] Thank [...]
Continental Who's Who
June 24, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Vladimir P. Krichevsky, MD, PC, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Urologist for his outstanding achievements in the field...
ATTOM Data Solutions
June 24, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- ATTOM, curator of the nation's premier property database, today released its second-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Affordability Report, showing that...
June 23, 2021
Author Helene Meisner Oelerich narrates living in a well-off lifestyle filled with moments in the company of meaningful people that bring sincerity and sunshine: She shares, oftentimes during Sundays they would go visit to her paternal grandparents, so different from her mom's parents who were immigrants from Russia, who were caring and loving. Her dad's parents were more formal but also very nice. They managed a big wallpaper and paint business in Brooklyn called Meisner's Wallpaper & Pai...
AHRC New York City
June 23, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- You can hear empathy as Tom Gambaro describes the pandemic. "When I saw what was happening during this crisis, it felt really bad," Gambaro...
June 23, 2021
National Grid released a proposal to halt construction of its pipeline in Brooklyn. Here's why activists -- and New York City -- don't see it as a win.
June 16, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, Robin Hood, announced Richard Buery, Jr. will be leading the organization as its new...
June 15, 2021
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics and Novellus have been doing quite a bit of business together lately, including a licensing agreement and co-locating at a research and development center. Now, a potential acquisition can be added to the growing list.
Dustin Yellin LLC
June 10, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Dustin Yellin, in collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, Droga5, Squint/Opera, Q Department, Mach1 and Vrai Pictures, today...
Uma Sharma,Shira Polan
June 9, 2021
Raccoons invade cities across America, drawn to the garbage we leave behind. These clever critters thwart every attempt we make to stop them.
Kevin Quealy and Amanda Rosa
June 4, 2021
As the pandemic eases, data suggests customers may no longer see service workers as deserving of "hazard pay."
May 27, 2021
A psychologist who had worn the blue, he coached thousands of New York City police officers in hostage negotiations, creating a model for law enforcement.
May 27, 2021
One night, after three glasses of wine, Blackwood went to his boyfriend with an idea that changed everything: a tote that said "end systemic racism."
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