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Bed-Stuy’s Everyday Heroes Celebrated in Public Art Installation

August 5 | Ella Napack

Last year, the Bedford-Stuyvesant community honored over 20 everyday heroes that have helped the neighborhood to flourish. A year later, on Aug. 3, the community gathered again to listen to each featured “Community Hero” speak as the project came to a close. The year-long public art installation, “Community Heroes,” wrapped up Wednesday at the St. […]

Toba Potosky: I know affordable housing, because I live in it

May 5 | By Toba Potosky

“New York City is in an affordable housing crisis.” How many times do we need to hear that before our lawmakers take action? The difficult truth is that New York City doesn’t lack affordable housing opportunities — we lack affordable housing leadership. Those in charge either don’t know how to fix the problems, or they […]

Police: 1 killed, 6 hurt in shooting at Brooklyn apartments

November 23 | Associated Press

A young woman has died and six other people were wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in Brooklyn that followed an earlier shooting near a Sweet 16 birthday party, police said. The first shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday in East New York and left a 17-year-old boy wounded in the leg, […]

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