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A new map shows that parts of Brownsville have already begun gentrifying while other sections may be up next for the economic shift.

Study: Brownsville Could Be Next to Face Gentrification

A new study from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition reveals that Brownsville could be the next neighborhood facing gentrification, reports Patch.  With the report titled "Shifting Neighborhoods," the Washington, D.C. nonprofit also released an interactive map that shows that parts of ...

Betsy Head Park will get a full makeover complete with new basketball courts, a teen fitness parkour, a skate park and more.

City Breaks Ground on $30M Betsy Head Park Reconstruction

On Tuesday, the city broke ground on the long-awaited $30-million renovation of Brownsville’s Betsy Head Park. NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver was joined by Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel, representatives of Community Board 16, local students and neighbors. After revealing renderings ...

After 50 years in business, the owners are retiring and putting their building up for sale

Bed-Stuy’s Royal Rib House is Closing Down

After being in business for five decades, The Royal Rib House in Bedford Stuyvesant is shutting down, reports Patch.  The owners of the neighborhood institution are retiring and putting their building at 303 Halsey St. on the market. Known for ...

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