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A Lasting Brooklyn Moon

A Lasting Brooklyn Moon Updated

🕔09:08, 30.May 2014

  By Olivier Stephenson When Mike Thompson opened Brooklyn Moon Café, an intimate roughly 30-seat-capacity eatery in January 1995, the Fort Greene community where it’s located at 745 Fulton Street, was nothing close to what it looks like today.  

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Bed-Stuy City Councilman Robert Cornegy’s School Safety Bill Scheduled for Hearing

🕔09:03, 30.May 2014

  By Stephen Witt The City Council this week finally scheduled a June 12 hearing for Bedford-Stuyvesant City Councilman Robert Cornegy, Jr.’s seemingly common sense legislation to warn educators when elementary and special education students leave school unattended and on

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When Tomorrow Comes: Young Brooklynites and the New Normal!

When Tomorrow Comes: Young Brooklynites and the New Normal! Updated

🕔11:21, 9.Jan 2014

[Photo credit] The Green-Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems by Van Jones East Flatbush, Bed-Stuy, Bushwick and East New York are home to Black Futurists. See how they’re leading us! Let us say: “We want

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Local Construction workers protest outside Assemblyman Mosley’s office

Local Construction workers protest outside Assemblyman Mosley’s office Updated

🕔05:40, 21.Sep 2013

Demands lawmaker withdraw from construction union lawsuit that could cost their jobs at City Point By Stephen Witt Several dozen African-American men on Monday held a spirited rally outside the Hanson Place office of State Assemblyman Walter Mosley demanding the

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From These Roots: A Dream Realized Updated

🕔14:44, 12.Sep 2013

Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corp. Celebrates Completion of $20 Million Revitalization Project Part One of Two The greatest example of Bedford Stuyvesant’s phoenix rise can be seen in the renewal of Fulton Street.  Today, new public plazas, public art, trees and plantings,

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Downtown Developer’s WMBE contracts top $35 million mark

Downtown Developer’s WMBE contracts top $35 million mark Updated

🕔08:23, 15.Jul 2013

More than three quarters of workers on site are either
people of color, women or Brooklyn residents

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Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District Announces Michael Lambert as New Executive Director

Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District Announces Michael Lambert as New Executive Director

🕔07:07, 3.Jul 2013

Effective, May 20, 2013, the Board of Directors of the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District (BID) is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Lambert as its Executive Director. As Executive Director, Michael is responsible for overall BID program management,

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Anti-Keystone Pipeline Protest Draws 50,000 to Washington

Anti-Keystone Pipeline Protest Draws 50,000 to Washington

🕔09:28, 22.Feb 2013

The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, carrying a sludgy-like oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada across the United States, to refining and export facilities along the Gulf Coast, would result in releasing enough carbon into the atmosphere to irrevocably

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Minding Your Business

Minding Your Business Updated

🕔09:00, 22.Feb 2013

We live in a capitalist society. It teaches us that “money” is the true measure of all things. If you got money, then … (fill in the blanks), and if you don’t, well there must be something the matter with

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Animal Spa in Heart of Bed-Stuy

Animal Spa in Heart of Bed-Stuy Updated

🕔09:58, 18.Mar 2012

A stalwart in the Bed-Stuy community for over 50 years, Joseph Foster, 84, has seen the neighborhood change many times throughout the years for both good and bad, but still to this day he remains a figurehead among the neighborhood’s

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