Bed-Stuy Tea: Nicole Taylor
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
1M ago
Krishna, Riann, and Peter continue their A La Carte Series with food and beverage lovers from around the neighborhood as Bed-Stuy Tea sits down with cookbook author Nicole A. Taylor! Splitting her time between Athens, Georgia and Brooklyn, Nicole has written several cookbooks, most recently Watermelon & Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations; she discusses finding and preserving her Southern voice, the pleasures of restaurant research, and her favorite local spots to eat and drink. Check out Nicole's cookbooks and some of her favorite reads here: https://discover.bklyn ..read more
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Bed-Stuy Tea: Jamilla Wright
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
1M ago
Continuing their A La Carte Series featuring food and beverage lovers from around the neighborhood, Bed-Stuy Tea sits down to chat with Jamilla Wright, co-owner of Brooklyn Tea! Brooklyn Tea is located in Bedford-Stuyvesant and has a location in Atlanta, Georgia. Pour yourself a cup of tea as we dive into Jamilla’s passion for tea, insight into her tea-making process, her influences, and her favorite books to curl up to with a hot cup of tea. Be sure to check out the accompanying booklist to see all the books mentioned in today’s episode: https://discover.bklynlibrary.org/?booklist=700687 ..read more
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Paerdegat Speaks: Heidi Washington
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
2M ago
Paerdegat Speaks is a show dedicated to amplifying the voices of our incredible library patrons and celebrating the diverse and vibrant community that calls Paerdegat Library its home. Each episode will feature an interview with someone who has navigated life's challenges and triumphs with the support and resources provided by Brooklyn Public Library. From the ambitious student who found the perfect study corner to the aspiring writer who discovered a wealth of literary treasures, our guests will share their experiences and express gratitude for the vital role this library has played in their ..read more
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Bed-Stuy Tea: Amadeus Broger
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
2M ago
Join hosts Krishna and Riann as they sit down with Amadeus Broger, owner and operator of Bed-Stuy’s own farm-to-table French dining spot, L’Antagoniste! We were thrilled continue our A La Carte series celebrating the flavors and personalities of our neighborhood’s chefs and eaters, and dish with Amadeus all about the business of French food in Bed-Stuy, his memories and plans for the food business, and his dream dinner date. Don’t miss this look into Amadeus’s decades of history in the neighborhood and the ins and outs of a food lover’s life in Brooklyn ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: Berena interviews Raihanul Bari
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
3M ago
Bridging the Gap: Intergenerational Debate at BPL is a 3-cycle pilot debate series that pairs teens with older adults. Using the Benson model of debate created by Dr. Thomas Benson, participants work in intergenerational teams to craft persuasive arguments and develop public speaking and research skills as they get to know one another across the generational divide. These episodes highlight the scope of the program as well as the debate experiences and backgrounds of the participants. Teens interviewed the older adults in lively discussions about ​g ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: Berena interviews Carol Harris
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
4M ago
Bridging the Gap: Intergenerational Debate at BPL is a 3-cycle pilot debate series that pairs teens with older adults. Using the Benson model of debate created by Dr. Thomas Benson, participants work in intergenerational teams to craft persuasive arguments and develop public speaking and research skills as they get to know one another across the generational divide. These episodes highlight the scope of the program as well as the debate experiences and backgrounds of the participants. Teens interviewed the older adults in lively discussions about ​g ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: Berena interviews Sandra Surita
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
4M ago
Bridging the Gap: Intergenerational Debate at BPL is a 3-cycle pilot debate series that pairs teens with older adults. Using the Benson model of debate created by Dr. Thomas Benson, participants work in intergenerational teams to craft persuasive arguments and develop public speaking and research skills as they get to know one another across the generational divide. These episodes highlight the scope of the program as well as the debate experiences and backgrounds of the participants. Teens interviewed the older adults in lively discussions about ​g ..read more
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Bed-Stuy Tea: Wilbur Pack
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
4M ago
Meet Wilbur Pack, fashion design veteran and founder of SK Wilbur, whose B. Brave line of socially conscious bags and accessories puts Black history on display. We sat down with Wilbur and Monty Person, one of B. Brave’s History Agents as well as an actor, writer, dancer, honor roll student and school leader, to discuss what it means to wear your history and your cause on your sleeve (or your backpack ..read more
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Bed-Stuy Tea: Robert Jones, Jr.
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
4M ago
Bed-Stuy Tea hosts Krishna and Riann sit down with Robert Jones, Jr., author of the best-selling and award-winning debut novel, The Prophets. They also discussed some of their favorite reads from 2023, from comics and crypto to romance and horror. Find all the books mentioned in this episode on our accompanying booklist: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/search?booklist=bedstuy-tea-robertjonesjr ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: Shayla interviews Princess Benn James
BKLYN Community Audio
by Brooklyn Public Library
4M ago
Bridging the Gap: Intergenerational Debate at BPL is a 3-cycle pilot debate series that pairs teens with older adults. Using the Benson model of debate created by Dr. Thomas Benson, participants work in intergenerational teams to craft persuasive arguments and develop public speaking and research skills as they get to know one another across the generational divide. These episodes highlight the scope of the program as well as the debate experiences and backgrounds of the participants. Teens interviewed the older adults in lively discussions about ​g ..read more
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