35th District City Council Member Laurie Cumbo will hold an inauguration party at the Ingersoll Community Center this weekend, when New York Senator Chuck Schumer will administer a symbolic oath of office.
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.
While the snow continues to fall, check out our daily round-up, including news about the Brooklyn spirit at the mayoral inauguration, an upcoming jazz concert in the nabe and a nearby commercial garage with an asking price of $2.29 million.
Get news on the city Department of Education’s alleged preferential treatment toward Success Academy, an apology from City Council Member-elect Laurie Cumbo and an upcoming memorial for Nelson Mandela in the nabe.