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Central Brooklyn Residents Vent Their Frustrations at Town Hall on Gentrification

The discussion heated up, as residents aired their frustrations around the effects of gentrification, or what many in attendance began to ...
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City’s Tenant Support Unit receives $1M to Increase Tenant Protection Efforts and Outreach

Since its launch in 2015, the Tenant Support Unit has helped 14,000 New Yorkers fight harassment and eviction The Tenant Support ...
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Newly Elected Councilmember Alicka Samuel Hashes out Plans for Brownsville

Alicka Samuel readies herself to rewrite the narrative of Brownsville and address the housing crisis in East Brooklyn The campaign ...
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Video: Restoration Rocks Revolutionary-Style During 2017 Bed-Stuy Alive!

This year's annual block party treated residents to a musical feast peppered with "knowledge of self" and a dose of ...
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Talib Kweli and Les Nubians to Headline RestorationROCKS During Bed-Stuy Alive!

Hosted by RestorationART, RestorationROCKS is a free block party and the kick-off to the week-long Bed-Stuy Alive! celebration RestorationROCKS, presented by RestorationART, ...
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WhoseYourLandlord – A Bed Stuy Start-Up Is on a Mission to Empower Local Renters

WhoseYourLandlord is an online platform that informs and empowers renters through landlord reviews, community-driven content and rental listings - imagine Yelp ...
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The 13th Bed-Stuy Alive! Returns to Celebrate Community, Art and Education

Bed-Stuy Alive! returns with a free live concert, the annual Tohma Y. Faulkner Awards ceremony, a children’s village, a health zone, ...
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Tinyfield Farm: A Bold Soul Meets an Open Mind

Tinyfield atop the former Pfizer factory is an innovative and bold venture, the only rooftop farm currently specializing in hops ...
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Reel Sisters Kicks off Annual Film Festival with Awards Ceremony at Billie Holiday Theatre

Reel Sisters Kicks off 20th Anniversary with an Awards Ceremony honoring trailblazing actresses at Legendary Billie Holiday Theatre On Saturday, Oct. 7, ...
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Sukkot, Lulav and ‘Those Wooden Huts’ Explained

If you live in Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant or Williamsburg and you are not an Orthodox Jew, probably you have wondered ...
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A Business Partnership Fit for a Goddess Blossoms in Bed Stuy

When one door shuts, another opens, as the saying goes; but two Bedford-Stuyvesant businesses have gone one up by sharing ...
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Brooklyn DA Program ‘Begin Again’ Helps to Dismiss 645,000 Warrants in NYC

Warrants of 10 years or older which were issued for minor infractions, are being dismissed in 4 of the 5 ...
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