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Woodhull’s New CEO Pledges “Best” Services

  By Akosua K. Albritton   Gregory Calliste, new CEO of Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center (Woodhull), has been making his rounds within Woodhull’s service area to introduce himself and impress the point that “Woodhull should be your choice”.   Calliste’s appointment became effective April 11, 2016.  He was the acting CEO for North […]readmore

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Liquor License Controversy in CB 8

By Akosua K. Albritton   In the past 15 years, Central Brooklyn has seen significant changes in the demographics of its neighborhoods.  Commercial strips such as Fulton Street, Washington Avenue, Franklin Avenue, Nostrand Avenue and Kingston Avenue have gone from being filled with “bodegas”, produce stands, barber/hair salons, discount stores, pharmacies, fabric stores, take-outs and […]readmore

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Where the Atlantic Yards CBA Stands

By Akosua K. Albritton Pacific Park’s–née Atlantic Yards–construction is moving full steam.  At the February 24, 2016 community update meeting in the Shirley Chisolm State Office Building, Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Forest City Ratner Ashley Cotton described the progress in building 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, 535 Carlton Avenue, 38 Sixth Avenue, 664 Pacific […]readmore