Good morning Brooklyn! I’m coming to your mailbox today to tell you everything you need to know about what’s going on in town.
First, today’s weather.
cloud and sun time. High: 79 Low: 66.
Here are today’s top 4 Brooklyn stories:
- Former and incumbent Brooklyn City Councilman on Tuesday, September 6 New York City Comptroller Brad Lander Releases Grim Forecasts for New York City’s Financial Recovery At a meeting of the Financial Control Board in New York.lander said New York City is “currently facing a period of significant economic uncertainty and mixed signals.” Fiscal 2022 has been a year of “strong economic recovery” for NYC, but inflation and unemployment make the recovery “imperfect and uneven”. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
- According to August 26th update From the New York Department of Health, Six “samples of concern” of the once-eradicated poliovirus have been identified in New York City wastewater. Brooklyn has the lowest polio immunization coverage in the city, with 81.2% of Brooklyn children receiving all three doses. In Williamsburg, the percentage of fully polio-vaccinated children is even lower at 56.3%. See the link for more information on vaccines and where to get them. (Brooklyn Paper)
- September 1st, About 40 New York City climate activists From Food & Water Watch, New York Communities for Change, Climate Families NYC, 350 Brooklyn, Sunrise NYC, Greenpeace USA collected Outside the central Brooklyn office of Congressman Hakeem Jeffries. activists Encourage two representatives, Clarke and Jeffries, to speak out transaction Speed up the energy project review processIncluding fossil fuel projects like the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline. Activists say the deal is “a step back for the planet.” (Brooklyn Leader)
- On Friday, September 16th, 50 Norman, a small Japanese market, opens in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood. 3,500 square feet of space Features reclaimed wood from dismantled houses in Kyoto Bringing the “Essence of Japan” into a multi-retail and dining mini-complex. The Marketplace will feature three of his revered brands from Tokyo debuting in New York for the first time. Shoppers can shop for household items at Cibone, buy dashi packs at Dashi Okume, and dine at House of Brooklyn, a Japanese French restaurant. (time out)
- Laropalooza in the park At the Old Stone House in Brooklyn (10am)
- Teen / Tween Rooftop Garden Hangout At Greenpoint Library (2:30 PM)
- Tiny Garden Concert & Cookie Swap: JC Cassis At BK Public Library Leonard Branch (18:00)
- garden party comedy show At Café Beit (19:00)
From my notes:
- The Brooklyn Book Festival has announced the highlights of its 2022 schedule. New York City’s largest free literature festival is done from September 25th to October 3rd View the link to learn more and review our selection of highlight events. A full schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
- Sunday, September 11th marks 21 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center. View the link to see the 9/11 memorial service and rally in Brooklyn across NYC to mark the anniversary and honor the lives of those lost in the attack. Most events will be held in person in full size after being held virtually or in small groups over the past two years. (Brooklyn Paper)
- Seeing a house online is not the same as seeing it in person or walking through its roomsView the links to see our 5 upcoming open houses in Brooklyn. (Brooklyn patch)
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— rose mendes
About me: Rose Mendez is a freelance writer. She is studying English Literature at Hunter College. She loves reading, walking around town and coffee.