Was Success Academy Cobble Hill the invasion parents thought it would be?
A Carroll Gardens walkup is worth at least half a million dollars—so why has it been uninhabited for more than 30 years?
As the soul of old Bushwick shifts east, community leaders and activists, as well as elected officials, are pondering what can be done to preserve the best of the past while embracing the future.
A recently opened coffee shop, Kava Shteeble, is one face of gentrification in Bed-Stuy. Not everybody in the neighborhood loves it, but some do—particularly certain local artists, with whom Kava Shteeble has worked to forge a bond.
Brooklyn, New York has long been a Mecca for publishing types. From Walt Whitman to the Daily News and beyond, the borough continues to breed hungry writers, artists and businesses that can use them. Last month, news broke that media conglomerate VICE would be expanding its headquarters and its personnel within the Williamsburg area. According […]
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The East 21st Street area may not be totally transformed, but residents say it is much safer than it was several years ago.
As birthing centers, home births, and midwife-assisted births gain traction nationwide, some expectant mothers in Brooklyn’s “brownstone belt” are beginning to take note.
When Henry Butler hears someone blurt out, “The New Bed-Stuy,” or “Bed-Stuy is changing,” he can quickly become irritated. What about Bed-Stuy’s existing middle class?