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This Week in the Most Affordable Rentals: Crown Heights

Huge, sunny one-bedroom apartment available for rent on a quiet, tree-lined block at 1543 Park Place .

Real Talk: Home of Brooklyn Flea to Become Office Digs for Insurance Agency

1000 Dean Street The former Studebaker factory-turned-creative-office space located at 1000 Dean St in Crown Heights will be making room for a new tenant: online health insurance broker, GoodScout, reported Crain's New York .
City Council Moves to end Credit Checks for Most Job Applicants

City Council Moves to end Credit Checks for Most Job Applicants

A coalition of municipal labor leaders, liberal advocates and New York City Council members wants to end the common practice of using credit checks to screen applicants for jobs, saying it disproportionately harms blacks and Hispanics without accurat

Real Talk: In Fort Greene, Landmarked Brownstones Now Going for $2M - $4M

96 Fort Greene Place Brownstone living slowly but surely is becoming a lifestyle for mostly the über-rich and famous. Curbed is showcasing two brownstones in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, recently listed on the market for between $2 million and $4 million.
Dwana Smallwood: Giving the Community Voice Through Dance

Dwana Smallwood: Giving the Community Voice Through Dance

"All our children want is to feel validated," said Dwana Smallwood. "Before you even realize what your purpose is in life, you ask yourself, ' Why am I here ? Do I even matter? Would the world be different if I wasn't here? ...

Construction Jobs at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Forest City Ratner Companies writes: "As you know Forest City has obtained control of the modular factory based in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Before the holidays, foremen began work at the factory to begin preparing for a full ramp up in production.
Registration Deadline Approaching for Rabbit Moon, New CSA in Bed-Stuy

Registration Deadline Approaching for Rabbit Moon, New CSA in Bed-Stuy

Central Brooklyn: Be a part of a new, sustainable way of eating and living! Join a Community Supported Agriculture cooperative (CSA), which provides city residents direct access to high quality, fresh produce grown locally by regional farmers.
Eugene & Co: From the Farm to Bed-Stuy's Table

Eugene & Co: From the Farm to Bed-Stuy's Table

By Anika Hazlewood I'd heard that there was a new farm-to-table restaurant opening in the area and got excited. I love my neighborhood, but I'm honest with myself about its fresh/organically grown/grass-fed options: There aren't many.

Real Talk: Bed-Stuy Condo and Townhouse Sell at Record-Breaking Prices

101 Hancock Street, is in contract for "slightly over" its $2.
75-yr-old Ft Greene Woman Sexually Assaulted New Years Day

75-yr-old Ft Greene Woman Sexually Assaulted New Years Day

Police in Fort Greene's 88th Precinct are on the hunt for a man who violently raped an elderly woman Thursday morning, leaving her injured and hospitalized, reported CBS 2 News.