Anna Gustafson

Anna Gustafson

Editor of Ditmas Park Corner

DOT Begins Work To Replace Neighborhood’s Historic Stanchions That The City Admitted Were Mistakenly Knocked Down
Foster Avenue and Westminster Road

DOT Begins Work To Replace Neighborhood’s Historic Stanchions That The City Admitted Were Mistakenly Knocked Down

Photo by Donald LogginsAfter the city Department of Transportation knocked down two historic stanchions — the brick columns that were built not long after the turn of the 20th century — at Foster Avenue and Westminster Road in June, the agency admitted they’d made a mistake and promised to rebuild them.

City Lawmakers Pass Councilman Jumaane Williams’ Legislation Tackling Tenant Harassment
City Council

City Lawmakers Pass Councilman Jumaane Williams’ Legislation Tackling Tenant Harassment

Councilman Jumaane Williams. Photo by William Alatriste/NYC CouncilThe City Council last week passed legislation sponsored by Councilman Jumaane Williams that aims to crack down on tenant harassment by going after unscrupulous “tenant relocation specialists” who try to convince rent-regulated individuals to leave their apartments. In the city, there has

Brooklyn Mela Draws Thousands Of People To Coney Island Avenue For Festivities Celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day
Councilman Jumaane Williams

Brooklyn Mela Draws Thousands Of People To Coney Island Avenue For Festivities Celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day

Photo by Ditmas Park CornerThousands of people filled Coney Island Avenue Sunday, August 16, to celebrate Pakistan’s independence day with heaps of delicious food, music, dancing and more for the annual Brooklyn Mela. Held each year in New York City’s largest Pakistani community, the festivities centered around Coney

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