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Briogeo Hair Care
1 Little West 12th Street, New York, NY 10014
Briogeo is a naturally based hair care collection that combines the best of science and nature to create high performingMore hair care formulas for a diverse array of hair texture types. The Briogeo brand was inspired by a family tradition of making natural beauty products from scratch in the kitchen of the founder's home and the belief that beauty shouldn't be compromised by harsh or harmful ingredients.
Commodore Barry Park
Navy St & Park Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Founded as City Park in 1836, Commodore Barry Park was renamed in 1951 for one of the founders of the nearby BrooklynMore Navy Yard. The park features a football field, baseball fields, a swimming pool, basketball courts, handball courts and playgrounds. The park is one of the few green spaces near the border of Fort Greene and Vinegar Hill. The City Parks Department pledged in 2009 to a $40-million renovation of the entire park, including the additon of an ampitheater.
Khalil Gibran International Academy
50 Navy St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
The Khalil Gibran International Academy opened in 2007 in the midst of a whirlwind of controversy regarding its ArabicMore and English dual-language curriculum. During the furor, the school's founder, Debbie Almontaser, was ousted from her job prior to its opening. She sued the city and, in 2009, a federal agency ruled in that she had been the victim of predjudice when she was fired. The academy did open on schedule, and both students and staff tend to avoid the spotlight.
Moy Yee San Jong Kung Fu
70 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Moy Yee San Jong Kung Fu, located on Vanderbilt Avenue between Myrtle and Park Avenues, is a martial arts schoolMore specializing in Chinese Kung Fu, Ving Tsun, Tai Chi and Shaolin Fist. The school's founder, Sifu Henry Moy, has devoted more than 50 years of his life to mastering and teaching these practices. Classes are held during weekday evenings and weekend afternoons. Visit the official website for more information and call to enroll.
Fort Greene Music Scene
491 Greene Ave Apt 3, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Fort Greene Music Scene is an instrument instruction and repair company based in Brooklyn. The company, led by founderMore and director Jivana P. Koundak, offers a wide range of services, specializing in music lessons for adults and children. Some services offered include group lessons, beginner and advanced lessons, music theory, song writing lessons, vocal training as well as in-home and studio sessions. The company also offers a full range of piano repair and tuning services, including re-stringing, replacement parts, grand piano work and cleaning. Check the main website for details on programs or for a full list of rates for lessons or repairs.
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