Smaller Shops Are Losing the Fulton Street Retail War
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.
New businesses are opening along Myrtle Avenue with help from the Myrtle Avenue Partnership BID while the vacant lot across from Myrtle Plaza is being tended to by a local congregation.
Brooklyn has always been a dynamic borough filled with a diverse population, but the process of change has perhaps never been as rapid and deep as it has been in recent years and months. To get a feel for at least some of these changes, our reporters fanned out to several Brooklyn neighborhoods, looking for […]
A neighborhood’s boundary is hard to clarify–by both its residents and its visitors.
Rent rates on Court Street are escalating. As big box store stake their claim on the envied Court Street shopping space, they offer property owners what small businesses don’t. A better offer. It’s not only a loss to business owners, but also to this Brooklyn urban Mayberry.
It’s a typical evening in Dawn Casale’s backyard garden in Boerum Hill. Guests enjoy a warm summer evening over fresh herbs and seafood, and conversation that is just as delicious.
At the 71st annual International African Arts Festival in Fort Greene Brooklyn, Helen Ast served organic vegetarian prepared meals. Over 75,000 people were in attendance throughout the four day festival.