One middle school absorbs another, a plan some parents like and some don’t
Eric Edwards’ massive collection will soon be in a museum, one he hopes will raise awareness and increase harmony
Rising rents force more artists out.
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?
A Bed-Stuy school hopes to bring a gifted and talented program back to the neighborhood.
It’s a Friday morning at the Jackie Robinson Playground on Malcolm X Boulevard in Bed-Stuy. A young man plays basketball in one of the courts. An older man reads his newspaper on a table near the playground while two grown men, probably in their 30s, loudly discuss if they think women they’ve recently slept […]
Habitat for Humanity is moving 105 families into their first homes throughout central Brooklyn. Under the terms of a $20 million federal grant to help improve communities with high foreclosure rates, the families need to be in contract on their homes by the end of the year.
An off-duty MTA employee was found this morning sleeping in his car, which was still running and half on a Bed-Stuy sidewalk. He was taken into police custody and discovered to have a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit.
Whether Hasidic or hipster, a steady stream of Jews is moving into the very neighborhood that experienced Jewish flight a half-century ago.