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Gentrification in Brooklyn

Bklyn Anti-Gentrification Group is 'Taking it Back Before it's Gone'

Bklyn Anti-Gentrification Group is 'Taking it Back Before it's Gone'

Founded in 2013 by activist Imani Henry, Equality for Flatbush has been fighting against gentrification and police repression through numerous campaigns, rallies and marches Equality for Flatbush, a Brooklyn-based anti-gentrification group, wants to

Art Exhibit, ‘Church of Broken Pieces,’ to Hold Service in Bed-Stuy

Philadelphia Artist, Shawn Theodore, collaborates with the Richard Beavers Gallery to showcase art rooted in the Black experience Pieces from "Church of Broken Pieces" exhibit Photo Credit: Daphnee McMaster Fresh from the African-American Museum in P

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.

BRIC's 'Brooklyn Photographs' Chronicles Bklyn Life, Tradition and Change

'Brooklyn Photographs' displays the work of eleven artists illuminating Brooklyn's neighborhoods, their tradition, cultural, social diversity and their transformation with new populations emerging Photo credit: George Malave, Fire Hydrant Spray, 1968

City Council Passes Legislation Package for Greater Tenant Protection

The comprehensive package, consisting of eleven bills to expand tenant protection, is a joint effort of the STS Coalition and the City Council's Progressive Caucus photo credit: BK Reader On Wednesday, the City Council passed a comprehensive legislat

New Documentary is 'Breaking Down the BQX,' the Gentrification Express

In the 'Gentrification Express: Breaking Down the BQX' filmmakers show how supporters advocating for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector are behind rapidly developing properties along the proposed route image credit: Village Voice The new documentary " Gen

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.

'Making Rent in Bed-Stuy,' Gentrification from a Gentrifier’s Viewpoint

Brandon Harris, middle Cultural activities are flourishing in Bedford-Stuyvesant. In the summer of 2016 Fulton Park got a theater, and then the Billie Holiday Theater officially reopened in May after a two-year renovation.

Report: Brooklyn’s High-End Brownstone Real Estate Market Declining

photo credit: Angus Osborn/Getty Images After a decade of exploding sales, the market for high-end brownstones in New York is slowing down, according to recent report of the Financial Times .

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.