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Posts From Bernice Elizabeth Green

In Full Bloom: A Legacy of Gardening and Gardeners in Bed-Stuy and Beyond Bainbridge St. (MXB & Stuyvesant) and Ingersoll Houses are Winners

In Full Bloom: A Legacy of Gardening and Gardeners in Bed-Stuy and Beyond Bainbridge St. (MXB & Stuyvesant) and Ingersoll Houses are Winners

🕔14:42, 8.Aug 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green “When Brooklyn ‘greens’ it, it means it!” said Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams at the announcement of the winners of the 2015 Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest yesterday at a press conference  on the champion residential block,

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An Atlantic Avenue Story

An Atlantic Avenue Story

🕔13:09, 8.Aug 2015

This building located on 1025 Atlantic Avenue, bookends Classon and Atlantic Avenues at the northeastern-most intersection. Not too many years ago, it was a forgotten low-rise hulk.  There was a tall  marquee of Sherita the cat beckoning landlords to purchase fuel because

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TD Coming to Bed-Stuy with Unique Services and More for Consumers and Community $100,000 “Housing for Everyone” Grant Opportunity Announced

🕔09:16, 31.Jul 2015

TD Bank calls itself the “Convenience” Bank, and it is making banking a little more convenient for residents of Central Brooklyn. There’s a brand new location to open soon on Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill-Fort Greene. There’s a facility under

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Real Estate Matters: The $10,000 Mistake or Words to the Wise

Real Estate Matters: The $10,000 Mistake or Words to the Wise

🕔19:47, 30.Jul 2015

Bernice Elizabeth Green Deborah “Ann” Leary, daughter of James Thomas Leary (Jimmy’s Candy Store, formerly at 406 Tompkins) told us, “Words matter, and pay attention to them”. She advises property and business owners entangled in real estate scams to note

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HHC Kings County Hospital Center Celebrates Wellness Wednesdays and Opening of First Farmer’s Market

HHC Kings County Hospital Center Celebrates Wellness Wednesdays and Opening of First Farmer’s Market

🕔14:09, 27.Jul 2015

Kings County Hospital Center (KCHC) and Harvest Home Farmers Market hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday for its new farmers market, which officially opened on July 8th. The market is tied in with KCHC’s “Wellness Wednesdays” initiative to promote good nutrition,

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Real Estate Matters: Is Citi Bike Putting Pedal-to-the-Metal in a race to Gentrify North Bed-Stuy?  80 Bike Stations Coming Soon to a Location Near You

Real Estate Matters: Is Citi Bike Putting Pedal-to-the-Metal in a race to Gentrify North Bed-Stuy? 80 Bike Stations Coming Soon to a Location Near You

🕔10:58, 23.Jul 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green Citi Bike’s new map is showing expansion of its wheel print by installing 80 bike-sharing stations in areas you thought you’d never see them – at least for now.   That includes thousands of bikes and hundreds

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Real Estate Matters: Deborah Ann Leary and Mr. Jimmy Leary, Father and Daughter “Getting Started” and Not Giving Up

Real Estate Matters: Deborah Ann Leary and Mr. Jimmy Leary, Father and Daughter “Getting Started” and Not Giving Up

🕔22:25, 16.Jul 2015

  Part II of Three Parts By Bernice Elizabeth Green Several people walked away from security jobs this week at 406 Tompkins Avenue, moved by stories or memories of families, friends or neighbors turned out into the streets: displaced. Not

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Real Estate:Tompkins Avenue Candy Store owner James Thomas Leary’s Story

Real Estate:Tompkins Avenue Candy Store owner James Thomas Leary’s Story

🕔08:37, 10.Jul 2015

“It’s a strong word, ‘invaded’, but one that never leaves the mind when chasing gentrification in real time. Invasions can be grand — an entire neighborhood — or nearly imperceptible — a single building, one apartment at a time…. “Money

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The Great Takeaway: Brooklyn’s American Tragedy

The Great Takeaway: Brooklyn’s American Tragedy

🕔07:28, 12.Jun 2015

“I can’t believe it. I can’t believe anything like this could happen in America.” Rita Gray, 75, Owner, Property at Fulton & Bedford The American dream is turning into an American nightmare for Rita Gray, her family and thousands of

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OUR TIME AT HOME: Lest We Forget –  HISTORIC WEEKSVILLE –“FIRST-CLASS MIRACLE” — THRIVES

OUR TIME AT HOME: Lest We Forget – HISTORIC WEEKSVILLE –“FIRST-CLASS MIRACLE” — THRIVES

🕔05:53, 8.Jun 2015

Restoration Project Announced, Weeksville’s First Ladies Commended Weeksville Miracle … IT TAKES A VILLAGE … TO RAZE A VILLAGE: “WE ARE BUILDING, WE ARE GROUNDBREAKERS!” Bernice Elizabeth Green The work of Joan Maynard and Pam Green, the First Ladies of

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