Day: February 11, 2016

Business City Politics Community News

Preservationist’s Spirit

  This structure, former headquarters for the East New York Savings Bank, was demolished last year. But from its remains, a phoenix of a movement is on the rise with preservationist Zulmelena Then, founder of PENY, providing the wings. Zulme (pron. Zumi) admits that preservation may not be at the top of the concerns list […]readmore


The Evolving Wolves

By Eddie Castro I graduated from Grand Street Campus High School (Progress High School for professional careers) nearly 9 years ago. Wow! does time flies. I remember me telling my friends that my dream is to either play professional basketball or to become one of the best sportswriters to come out of this beautiful borough […]readmore

Business Community News

Brooklyn’s Rent Landscape

By Akosua Albritton The December 2015 Brooklyn Rental Market Report is out, revealing rent figures for studio, 1-bed and 2-bed units in specified neighborhoods increased moderately since November 2015. Average studio rent in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights were $1,603 and $1,690, respectively, compared to Brooklyn’s average of $2,156. Bedford-Stuyvesant’s increase is attributed to leasing 377 […]readmore