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Tag: development

Read Books, Live Longer

Sharing the Benefits of Book Reading By Robin Smith, Executive Director At Excellence Baby Academy, we relentlessly promote reading to children because it fosters parent-child attachment and bonding, growth in every developmental domain (even gross motor ...

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. As ...

Developmental Milestones: Birth to Age 3

Most parents can’t help but have questions about their child’s development. In the age of social media, parents have constant access to the “achievements” of other children, through pictures, videos and “posts”. However, new parents might feel overwhelmed by all ...

LaShawn Allen-Muhammad, Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Brownsville, Development, change, gentrification, housing development, East New York

Bringing up Brownsville

LaShawn Allen-Muhammad, Deputy Executive Director for the Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Director of the Long Island African-American Chamber of Commerce Photo: The Brooklyn Reader “Bedford-Stuyvesant is done,” said LaShawn Allen-Muhammad, deputy executive ...

Gentrification: Who is the Villain?

Photo: BRIC on Facebook Who is the villain? The question kept coming up at Brooklyn for Sale: The Price of Gentrification, a town hall meeting hosted at Bric by Brooklyn Independent Media, January 28. But the ...

995 Washington Ave

Real Talk: Would you Live in a Triangle?

995 Washington Ave A 1,000-square-foot triangular-shaped lot at 995 Washington Ave., located between Montgomery Street and Sullivan Place in Crown Heights, sold for $330,000 to a developer going by Washington Ave Dev LLC, according to DNAinfo. You've seen ...

Real Talk: High-Rise Apartments Along Broadway Ave?

High-rise luxury apartments along Broadway Avenue in Bed-Stuy?  Who would conceive of such a thing? According to Brooklyn Borough President Erica Adams, it's not merely a thought. It's the plan. Adams filed a recommendation late April with the City Planning Commission ...

Real Talk: Developers Set to Repair a Broken Angel

The iconic Broken Angel House at 4-8 Downing Street in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn has just been sold! Barrett Design & Development LLC recently purchased the four-story abandoned building, along with the adjacent vacant lot, reported commercialobserver.com. And for those of you who viewed the abandoned warehouse ...