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For Sale—Obama’s Post-Grad Park Slope Home

Like many post-grads, after completing his studies at Columbia University in the 80s, former president Barack Obama moved to Brooklyn. The brownstone located at 640 2nd...

Half Of Brooklyn’s Congressional Delegation Join Boycott Of Inauguration

At least half of Brooklyn's six members in the U.S. House of Representatives will be boycotting the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of...

Brooklyn Pols — Including Jeffries, Cumbo, And Simon — Voice Support...

President Barack Obama's announcement that he is taking executive action to strengthen gun control laws, increase background checks, and provide financial and human resources to...

Donovan Joins GOP’s Effort To Block Syrian Refugees From Entering U.S.

In the wake of last week's terror attacks in Paris, Congressman Dan Donovan is joining his fellow GOP members in backing a bill to...

Schumer Slams Congress For Cutting Funds To Hurricane Tracking Systems

Stunning image of #Joaquin from NOAA's GOES West. Stay informed http://t.co/3GVfGphItj and http://t.co/83F2guq6DU pic.twitter.com/qba4j4yyXG — NOAA (@NOAA) October 1, 2015 Senator Chuck Schumer slammed his congressional...

Vigil For Peace And Diplomacy Supporters Find Urgency, Even With Obama...

On the same day President Obama gained enough votes from Democrats to prevent Republicans from blocking the Iran nuclear peace deal, supporters of the...

Congressman Jeffries Announces His Support For Iran Nuclear Deal

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries announced Tuesday he would support the Obama administration's nuclear agreement with Iran. In a lengthy article published on Medium, Jeffries explained how he...

This Week In Ditmas Park

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Neighbor Ben Smith Goes To Washington! BuzzFeed’s Editor-In-Chief Interviews President Barack...

While many of us were trying out Asya, planning our Valentine's Day, and anticipating the Cold War coming to our neighborhood (well, or at least...

Tomorrow: Expeditionary Learning School Students To March Towards College

Come out and witness an exciting movement for higher education taking place right in our neighborhood. Over 700 high schoolers, from all five boroughs of New...

ICYMI: Obama Flies Over Area Beaches (And, Unrelated, So Did A...

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): The neighborhood received a presidential flyover this week, with President Barack Obama soaring over Manhattan Beach and Brighton Beach...

Travesty! Obama Refuses To Meet Murrow High’s Chess Champs!

It might be the worst thing President Barack Obama has ever done. The commander-in-chief is neglecting to make time for teenagers from Edward R. Murrow...

Prospect Park Closed Friday From 12pm To 6pm

Heads up, neighbors. Prospect Park will be closed on Friday, October 25, from 12pm to 6pm, "due to security associated with the President's visit."...

Recchia Slams Grimm For Siding With Tea Party Over Government Shutdown

Councilman Domenic Recchia slammed Representative Michael Grimm for siding with Tea Party House members when it came to pursuing legislation that has led to...

Bath Beach Girl Makes Public Plea To President Not To Go...

A Bath Beach girl who lost her uncle in the September 11 attacks made a public plea to President Barack Obama, urging him not...