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Real Talk: City Gives Private Developers a Stake in 6 NYCHA Complexes

Real Talk: City Gives Private Developers a Stake in 6 NYCHA Complexes

The voracious appetite of private developers for more, more, more NYC housing stock is a given these days.
The BK Reader Holiday Gift Guide: Featured Local Business-- Teaféy

The BK Reader Holiday Gift Guide: Featured Local Business-- Teaféy

By Richard Burroughs Over the next few weeks leading up to Christmas, The Brooklyn Reader is encouraging readers to shop local! We have assembled a holiday gift guide with some fantastic suggestions for several unique, one-of-a-kind and often handmad
Miss Jessie’s: The Spark That Ignited a Natural Hair Movement

Miss Jessie’s: The Spark That Ignited a Natural Hair Movement

Miko Branch and Titi Branch, founders of Miss Jessie's When Miko Branch and her sister Titi Branch moved to Bedford-Stuyvesant from Flushing, Queens in the early 90s, they had no idea they were about to spark a movement.
Brownstone Living: A Complement to Your Busy Urban Lifestyle

Brownstone Living: A Complement to Your Busy Urban Lifestyle

Suffice to say that if you live in this concrete jungle known as New York City, you have a love-hate relationship with it. You love it for the obvious reasons. Of course.
Central Brooklyn Readies for 'Small Business Saturday'

Central Brooklyn Readies for 'Small Business Saturday'

Saturday, November 29, is "Small Business Saturday!" It has become a holiday shopping tradition. In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers.

Bed-Stuy: This Week in the Most Affordable Rentals

NO FEE: This studio, located at 436 MacDonough Street is a gem in the heart of Bed Stuy.

City to invest $140M in Jobs and Manufacturing at Bklyn Navy Yard

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday that the City is investing $140 million to expand manufacturing and create 3,000 jobs at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Crain's reports.
Fort Greene: This Week in the Most Affordable Rentals

Fort Greene: This Week in the Most Affordable Rentals

This 12-story mid-rise elevator, "green building" is located at 7 Clermont Avenue in the Navy Hill (Clinton Hill near the Navy Yard) section of Brooklyn.
John Goodwin Named New VP of Operations at Interfaith

John Goodwin Named New VP of Operations at Interfaith

John J. Goodwin has been named Vice President of Operations at Interfaith Medical Center , announced Steven Korf, the hospital's President and CEO.

Real Talk: Is the Upper East Side of Manhattan Now Cheaper Than Brooklyn?

Aerial view of the Upper East Side of Manhattan This month, The Real Deal talked to residential brokers with expertise in the Manhattan and Brooklyn rental markets to better understand the impact of an influx of newcomers on the rental market, and fo