The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts has found a new location in the neighborhood, Director James Bartlett confirmed last month. Now MoCADA just needs to raise $11 million to purchase the site and build and new, larger, museum.
Council Member Laurie Cumbo stands at the intersection of arts and politics. With one foot in each world, will she will be labeled the “arts councilwoman”?
Summer’s not over yet – check out a book festival, FAB Friday in the nabe and information on the run-off election for public advocate.
See how you can spend two days supporting your local Long Island University Brooklyn women’s volleyball team all weekend, and why the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art thinks Laurie Cumbo’s win in the 35th District is a big deal in today’s morning news round-up.
Laurie Cumbo is expected to take the seat as the new 35th District City Council Member after taking more than 35 percent of the vote, early returns show.
See what the scene was like at polling centers across the nabe, including issues with voting machines and erroneous voting locations, in this Primary Day wrap.
F. Richard Hurley, a 35th District City Council candidate, believes his legal experience as an attorney will make him an effective Council Member. He is most passionate about low-income housing and job creation for native Brooklynites.
After more than five years working with the New York City Council, Ede Fox is hoping her experience can help her win the race for the 35th District seat.
See what Council Member Letitia James says sets her apart in the New York City Public Advocate race, as well as the impact Jobs for New York political action committee is having in the 35th District race. Get that and more news in our morning link round-up.