Tag: Flatbush

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Black History Month, Black History Makers, Brooklyn, Born in Brooklyn, Flatbush

Feb 2: Brooklyn Black History Maker, Jean-Michel Basquiat

A poet, musician, and art prodigy, Jean-Michel Basquiat is arguably the  most celebrated-- and possibly most commercially exploited-- American painters of the Neo-Expressionism/punk art movement. So much has been written about Basquiat’s almost mythic persona and role in reviving NYC’s ...

Residents of the Flatbush subsection Erasmus have filed the most heat complaints for two consecutive years.

Report: Flatbush Residents Are More Likely to Lack Heat

According to a new report by Rent Hop, residents in the Flatbush subsection Erasmus are not getting enough heat from their landlords as city data reveals: They have filed the most complaints in the 2018 heating season.  In 2018, New ...

Study: Flatbush Is Among the City’s Most Flood-Prone Areas

Study: Flatbush Is Among the City’s Most Flood-Prone Areas

Flatbush is among the city’s 20 most flood-prone areas, according to a new analysis by real estate platform, joining other Brooklyn neighborhoods like Coney Island, Borough Park and Gowanus. The analysis, based on 311 calls collected from October 1, 2017, ...

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