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Economic Solutions, Right in Your Own Back Yard

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation sees an important part of its mission to "improve the quality of life" for those in Central Brooklyn.

A Conversation with Colvin Grannum

Colvin Grannum, president and CEO of Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation has been serving the Bedford-Stuyvesant community for nearly fifty years, providing Brooklynites with a variety of resources an


Hand-Lettered Art By Harriet Faith. Homage to Robin Williams This week's image is an homage to the late, great and greatly beloved Robin Williams.

Youth Exhibit Interactive Installation Project Dealing With the Issue of Gentrification

DIVAS for Social Justice hosted the second annual STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Math) Awards at Weeksville Heritage Center on August 15, 2014.

Bringing You Kirshnamurti and Billy Joe Shaver-- Weeks 26 & 27 of Year-Long Hand Lettering Project

This week's email is short on words and long on the art. Also a link to a video of the song by Billy Joe Shaver at the bottom. Have a beautiful week! Illustrated Hand Lettering By Harriet Faith.

...And I'm back...with Dorothy Parker

Illustrated Hand Lettering By Harriet Faith. Quote by Dorothy Parker Yes, I've been AWOL haven't I? Sorry. Won't bother you with the details. I hope you have been well! There are a few images backlogged and I will be slowly catching up.

Get Your Ukulele On

Come Tiptoe Through The Tulips and enjoy the music of the The Clinton Hill Ukulele Social Club as they are having a public ukulele jam session. When: Saturday, Aug.

New Food Co-op Planned For Bed-Stuy, North Crown Heights

Where in Central Brooklyn straddling Bedford-Stuyvesant and North Crown Heights would you like to see a new food co-op and what types of foods would you like to see being carried there? These were the types of questions organizers from the non-profit

The Bed-Stuy Gateway BID, Then and Now - Pt. 2

Following my interview with Joel Dabu , Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's former Director of Commercial Revitalization for the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID, I sat down with Michael Lambert, the current executive director of the BID.

The Great Imitator

Our children are our greatest admirers. Give them something worth imitating.