Safety concerns, like the recent house fire in Bushwick, are what many people think of when they consider squatters. But lost in those narratives is a different kind of squatter in New York
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, changes in recent years have rendered a lot of small mom and pop stores obsolete. The Martinez’s locksmith shop has been trying to keep up with the game
While the New York City skyline soars, is overcrowding in strictly zoned Dyker Heights flying under the radar?
As an early phase of the Gowanus Canal cleanup begins, longtime residents and new arrivals alike are looking ahead and weighing costs and benefits
On the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, waterfront businesses reflect on the superstorm that threatened to close their doors for good
The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, a volunteer-run crafts shop with 160 years of history has become a haven for artisans in Brooklyn Heights.
It will be beautiful in the end, but tenderly restoring a Victorian structure has not been easy
Although the ownership of Nostrand Avenue’s Black Lady Theater is unclear, Clarence and Omar Hardy believe it belongs to them and are operating it accordingly
Gowanus: As the city considers new rules for development, neighbors worry about what happened on Fourth Avenue