The Opportunity Zone initiative was designed to re-structure incentives to encourage development in underserved areas. But it could also exacerbate the affordability crisis in Brooklyn by giving huge tax breaks to upscale developments.
October 30, 2019November 6, 2019Brooklyn Life, News
MTA Announces $5.5 Billion Accessibility Investment
Disability advocates say they’ll believe it when they see it.
October 16, 2019October 23, 2019Brooklyn Life, News
A Multi-Million Dollar Construction Project Fails to Support Bike Safety in Greenpoint
Both a raised bike path and action by police has been ineffective in deterring delivery vehicles from parking in the bike lanes, endangering cyclists, advocates say.
October 11, 2019October 16, 2019Brooklyn Life, News, The Buildings of Brooklyn
“I Can Go In As I Am”
Fort Greene’s historic LGBTQ senior residence is about to open.
October 09, 2019October 16, 2019Brooklyn Life, News, The Buildings of Brooklyn
Park Slope: A Public School Preps for New Homeless Students
By Yoonji Han2 0
Parents of children at P.S. 124 are both welcoming and worried.
December 16, 2017October 16, 2019Brooklyn Life, News
Bed-Stuy Smells a Rat
By Efua Owusu1 0
The city has a plan to kill 70% of the rodents there, but some residents will believe it when they see it.