Brooklyn, city cultural institutions must now ask for cash

Brooklyn and city cultural institutions will have to now make their cases for taxpayer dollars.Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R-NYC) made that funding announcement Wednesday as City

Brooklyn and city cultural institutions will have to now make their cases for taxpayer dollars.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R-NYC) made that funding announcement Wednesday as City Council Speaker Christine Quinn stood by his side. The city wants to revamp its old way of funding the arts by making all organizations come before a board. About 600 organizations will compete for $30 million in the...

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