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?
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.