Day: February 20, 2010

Top Stories

Africans in the Americas-Parts 1 & 2

Historian John Henrik Clarke was fond of saying, “History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day.”  As history is now striking the millennium, it is as good a time as ever to take a brief look at Africans in the Americas during the past three millennia. The […]readmore

City Politics

Providence House Proposed 60% Transitional Complex on Kosciuszko Raises Question

Are service providers overdosing Bedford-Stuyvesant with affordable housing we can’t afford to have anymore? A nonprofit organization founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph has provided transitional and permanent housing for 30 years, twenty-seven of them in Community Board 3.  Now they want to create affordable/supportive apartments at 273-277 Kosciusko, including 26 apartments for formerly […]readmore

Community News

MacDonough Street Update,Department of Buildings: "Stay Granted Through March 3"

Markowitz: Lauds Partnerships that Preserve Neighborhoods Late yesterday afternoon, the Department of Buildings officially reported that “The stay on demolition has been extended to Wednesday, March 3. DOB has reviewed and approved plans to shore 329 and 331 McDonough Street to further stabilize them. Work to carry out these plans has commenced. The buildings are […]readmore