Holocaust Survivor Yakov Ryaboy: This is My Life

BY AMANDA MOSES May 2nd began the Days of Remembrance, also known as Yom HaShoah, an annual commemora-tion of the Holocaust established by the United States Congress. This solemn tribute…

Tribeca Film Festival’s Premiere of The Gasoline Thieves (Huachicolero)

BY DEAN MOSES Last week the Tribeca Film Festival kicked off with events including movie premieres, talks, video game previews, virtual reality experiences, and much more, many of which the…

All the Frills Were Out At the Pre-Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant

BY AMANDA MOSES On April 18th, the East New York community and Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) residents were invited to don their Easter bonnets with all the frills to the…

Test Your Might with Mortal Kombat 11

BY DEAN MOSES Game: Mortal Kombat 11 Platform: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4Rating: M for MatureCost: $59.99 Mortal Kombat is perhaps one of the most recognizable video…

Intergenerational Gardening

BY AMANDA MOSES Over the course of the winter and early spring months, Garden Edu-cator Jacqui Roytman hosted indoor gardening lessons for students and members of the Spring Creek Senior…

Nostalgia Made Into Puzzles

BY: DEVONTE GRIFFITHS Game: The Gardens Between Platform: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Rating: E for Everyone Price: $19.99 With companies constantly looking to exploit…

Students Celebrate Earth Day By Making Fruit Salads

BY AMANDA MOSES On April 12th, the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) kicked off their Earth Day celebration early by incorporating their monthly cooking lessons with making salads. The children…

Starrett City Judo Club’s Judokas Win at LI Tournament

By: Pamela Stern Nine members of The Starrett City Judo Club participated in the 3rd Annual Long Island Open Shiai on Sunday, April 28th at the Town of Oyster Bay…

Celebrating Teacher’s Day: A Spotlight on Local Schools

May 7th marks Teacher’s Day, which is a time to show educators our appreciation for their contributions, patience, and dedication to their work. Local schools in the Spring Creek Towers’…

LOOT: MAD About Jewelry

BY AMANDA MOSES The Museum of Art and Design (MAD) hosted their 19th annual edition of the LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, showcasing 55 emerging and acclaimed artists spanning across 18…

District 19’s Local Schools Show Off Their Interpretation of Art

BY: PAMELA STERN Each of the three schools nestled in the Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) community participated in District 19’s Showcase of Excellence in East New York: Celebrating Cultures of…

Thousand Pieces of Gold Receives 4K Restoration and Honored with Spirit of Queens Award

BY AMANDA MOSES & DEAN MOSES Often times film festivals are concerned with fresh movies that break new ground in terms of storytelling, acting, and or cinematography. However, why do…

The Third Annual Easter Hat Pageant and Luncheon at SCT

On April 18th, Community Leader Nikki Lucas, in partnership with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, hosted the third annual Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant at the Brooklyn Sports Club. This exuberant event…

Celebrating the Eight Days of Passover

This Passover inspired portrait was painted by Spring Creek Towers’ resident, Yakov Ryaboy. The longtime resident is a Holocaust survivor, who has found an appreciation of life through art. In…