790 Bushwick Avenue photo by Christopher Bride for Property Shark.

There are only a few weeks left to file your taxes, and if you made under $62,000 last year, a free tax-return program could make that task less daunting and expensive.

In line with the de Blasio administration’s focus on making New York a more affordable city, New York State Tax Commissioner Jerry Boone and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams have announced an assistance program for Brooklynites to e-file federal and state taxes. 


Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn performing onstage at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts in May 2015. Photo via 651 Arts

Breathe some life into the doldrums of March with Brooklyn-based organization 651 Arts’ “Classically Black” performance series. The series of events explores black culture via an array of artistic genres, including dance, music and poetry.