Tag: Bedford Stuyvesant

The health clinic chain, that provides quick, accessible medical services, is readying to open its 12th Brooklyn location on Fulton Street

New CityMD Walk-In Clinic Coming to Bed-Stuy

A new CityMD urgent care center is getting ready to open in Bedford Stuyvesant this summer, reports Patch.  Construction is currently underway on the former premises of the Salvation Army located at 1243 Fulton Street and is expected to be completed ...

Passover – A Celebration of Freedom

Passover – A Celebration of Freedom

As the Jewish communities in Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights are preparing for the holiday, BK Reader is taking a look at the Passover celebration, its origin and traditions. The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, ...

The gutsy "Woman of the Year" made Wall Street respect Bed-Stuy

Feb 12: Black History Maker, Ernesta G. Procope

More than fifty-five years ago, Ernesta G. Procope formed E.G. Bowman Company, Inc., in Bedford Stuyvesant to provide auto and homeowners insurance services to her underserved community. Thanks to her energetic entrepreneurship, the agency grew and prospered. But by the ...

New Co-Living Space is Coming to Bed-Stuy

New Co-Living Space is Coming to Bed-Stuy

German co-living company Medici Living is set to open its first Brooklyn location in Bedford Stuyvesant this year as part of a nationwide expansion, Crain’s New York reports. Its U.S. offspring, Quarters, will take over 84 units in an upcoming ...

Shirley Chisholm

Feb 4: Black History Maker, Shirley Chisholm

As the first African-American woman elected to Congress, and the first woman and African American to seek the Democratic presidential nomination, Shirley Chisholm was a true trailblazer who remained Unbought and Unbossed --  her motto and the title of her first ...

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