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Lower Income Schools Serve Less Healthy Lunches

In one attempt to improve students’ lunch options, the New York City Department of Education began offering schools all-you-can-eat salad bars. PS 151 in Bushwick ordered its salad bar last year, but did not receive it until last month. And even though the salad bar is now at the school, John Espineli, the school’s SchoolFood...


SUNY Orders LICH Closure Again in Court-Ordered Public Meeting

Tuesday afternoon, the State University of New York voted, once again, to close Long Island College Hospital, citing financial difficulties. A Brooklyn judge ruled last week that SUNY’s Board of Trustees had to hold a public meeting on the closure to comply with the Open Meetings Law. Now, for the LICH closure to go forward, the state Department of Health...


A Taste of Vegan Brooklyn

Many people do not equate a vegan diet to delicious food – more often, cardboard is the closest descriptive word, but Brooklyn vegans are working hard to change that misconception with new vegan restaurant and bakeries around the borough.