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Flatbush Residents Fight to Save Errol's Caribbean Bakery

Flatbush Residents Fight to Save Errol's Caribbean Bakery

A group of supporters gather in front of Errol's Caribbean Bakery.

Unveiling of New Mega-High Rise in Fort Greene Sparks Excitement... and Concern

300 Ashland Place Photo: Gregory Ingram Several dozen real estate professionals and local elected leaders gathered Friday for "RED Night," which featured the unveiling of 300 Ashland Place in Fort Greene, one of Brooklyn's newest high-rise apartment

Coalition of Officials led by Cumbo Announces Fort Greene Senior Center will Stay in Community

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo embrace at a press conference announcing that the Fort Greene Senior Citizens Council and Center would be signing a new lease.

Change is Inevitable, Even in Flatbush

Triangle Junction Since the end of Prohibition, College Wines and Liquors on Flatbush Avenue has operated, owner notwithstanding, as a wine shop. Its current owner claims that it may be the most original shop in Flatbush.

Flatbush-Based Organization Unites Residents in Fight Against Gentrification

B4G protestors Photo: B4G FB Without question, gentrification is a hot-button topic amongst Brooklyn residents, longtime and new. Therefore, it is no surprise that residents are joining together to raise awareness and their voices on the matter.

Equality for East Flatbush-- #NoEvictionZone Video Pledges

By Kari Lindberg Outside of the Flatbush Public Library on Linden Street is a small camera crew of three people filming 70-year-old Brighton Beach resident Efrain Aviles. Standing in front of an East Flatbush housing complex, Mr.

PA James, Assemblymember Mosley Protest G-Way Management in Crown Heights for Widespread Tenant Harassment Practices

PA James, along with Assemblymember Walter Mosley held a press conference in front of 410 Eastern Parkway in protest of unscrupulous tactics by landlords to force tenants out of their homes "G-Way, G-Way, you can't hide! We can see your greedy side!"

Photos: Mayor de Blasio Pays Surprise Visit to Bed-Stuy, Campaigns his Affordable Housing Bills

Mayor Bill de Blasio was at Cherry's Unisex Hair Salon on Saturday to garner support around two bills out of his office addressing the affordable housing crisis.
Building on top of Buildings: Greed or Good Sense?

Building on top of Buildings: Greed or Good Sense?

On Spencer Street, between Dekalb Ave and Kosciuszko St, there is a small stretch of three-story townhouses very common for that area of Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Mayor de Blasio's Plan for Affordable Housing: Where Does it Stand Now?

As a key initiative of Mayor Bill de Blasio's housing plan, "Housing New York," the Department of City Planning in December launched a bold proposal for a that would enact zoning laws mandating a certain proportion of new housing developed throughout