Tag: Brooklyn

Can a 22-year Old Orthodox Jew Be Sexy and A Senator?

Inspired by the movie “Legally Blonde,” a 22 year old woman from Brooklyn is running for the New York State Senate, calling herself the “District Diva.”

Posted in Politics and Elections, Election & Political Sites

The Bridge Session: Mission Accomplished

A HeadCount staffer reflects on The Bridge Session and the magic that can happen when people work together, for a common goal.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Music and Activism

Anti-Semites Still Run Wild in U.S.

Disturbing happenings in Brooklyn, New York indicate that anti-Semitic sentiment is alive and well in our nation which is supposed to embrace faith of all kinds.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights

Occupy Wall Street Comes to Brooklyn

I have been pretty critical of the of the Occupy Wall Street movement. You can find my published thoughts on the topic here and here. Standing outside the library the other night I was baffled as to why there were a bunch of helicopters hovering around my neighborhood. When I went inside and checked the news it was a bit unclear what was going on…

Posted in Personal Liberty, Music and Activism

Brooklyn Bowl Takes The LEED In Sustainable Entertainment

Three thousand fifty-eight buildings of all shapes, sizes, designs, and purposes have have met the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for environmentally sustainable construction since 1994. But the country’s first live music venue – and bowling alley! – got the nod earlier this month when Brooklyn Bowl was LEED certified by the…