Flatbush Fest: June 9th – 11th

What is Flatbush Fest?

Created by Heidi Woo and Daniella Khan, Flatbush Fest is a 3-day festival in Flatbush, Brooklyn designed to bring together the diverse residents and businesses of Flatbush. The festival will combine local food and craft vendors, collaborative art, games, entertainment for kids, live music and more.

The goal of Flatbush Fest is to increase connectedness and community among residents in the Flatbush and neighboring areas. It is an opportunity for neighbors to gather, meet, and celebrate the unique characteristics of this historic Brooklyn neighborhood. Heidi and Daniella want Flatbush Fest to serve as a catalyst to connect people to each other as well as the great programs that exist in the community.

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Operation Safe Shopper: Ditmas Park

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Newkirk Plaza, Brooklyn

Tuesday, May 16th marked the successful launch of Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams’ anti-crime initiative “Operation Safe Shopper”. This initiative offered local BIDS, Merchants Associations and Nonprofits a grant of $2,500 each to purchase and install security cameras along their commercial corridors in order to prevent crime and create a safer shopping environment.

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