Airbnb, BK Reader, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Andrew Hoan, Airbnb Business Cycle, local business, NY State Assemblyman Joe Lentol, affordable housing, renter's protection, tenant protection,

The Brooklyn Airbnb Business Cycle

In 2016, 15,000 Brooklyn Airbnb hosts welcomed over 585,000 guests from around the world, earning $146 million Airbnb is both a blessing and a curse - depending on who you ask. Hotels and many regular...

Stay in Your Lane!

Yako: I heard something interesting the other day. Of course we have all seen the expansion of biking in Brooklyn and across all of New York. Not just blue bikes, but it seems like more and more people are...
Imani Henry, Equality for Flatbush, community activist, Brooklyn transplant, anti-gentrification, police brutality

Imani Henry: Activism Born and Bred

Community activist Imani Henry speaks to a crowd. Photo courtesy of Imani Henry Imani Henry is a walking encyclopedia on activism. Henry, 48, can give in-depth accounts of incidents of police brutality,...