The rap trio Beastie Boys played a formative role in the evolution of American hip-hop music. They have sold millions of albums with their unique blend of rap, rock and humor, all while prioritizing their friendship above their career success.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The U.S. is battling one of the largest outbreaks of measles in decades, with 465 cases confirmed nationwide and 78 new cases in the last week alone. New York City alone has 285 confirmed cases since last fall. Dr. Oxiris…
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday returned to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign and sought to tie his working-class background to his populist views that are helping reshape the Democratic Party.
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
Protesters have gathered outside the facility in recent days following news reports that those housed there have largely been without heat or power for the past week and also haven't been able to communicate with lawyers or loved ones. Outdoor…
By Julie Walker, Associated Press
By Bernard Condon, Garance Burke, Associated Press
More than a dozen current and former residents of the building told The Associated Press that they believe the Kushner Cos.' relentless construction was part of a campaign to push tenants out of rent-stabilized apartments and bring high-paying condo buyers…
By Trina Hamilton and Winifred Curran, The Conversation
Gentrification is not the only path for improving urban neighborhoods. A cleanup in Brooklyn and Queens offers another, more inclusive model that scholars have dubbed 'just green enough.'…
How have strains in U.S.-Russia relations affected Russian-Americans and recent immigrants? Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote reports from the Brighton BEach neighborhood of Brooklyn, the first stop for many of the 3 million Russian or former Soviet Union immigrants who come…
Curlfest is an annual celebration of multicultural beauty and natural hair in Brooklyn, New York.
By Corinne Segal
Local artists in a Brooklyn neighborhood are contributing to a public art project aimed at helping kids learn the alphabet.
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