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When it comes to affordable housing, rent-stabilized landlords aren’t the problem. They’re the solution.

This piece was written by Janice Hamilton and Lincoln Eccles.  Hamilton provides affordable rent-stabilized housing to families in her 8-unit building in Prospect Heights, while Eccles houses 14 families in his rent-stabilized building in Crown Heights. Rent-stabilized...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Mondays at Pratt Institute: Weekly Openings of New Work by Graduating MFA Artists

Discover the bold work of emerging fine arts talent at Pratt Shows. New exhibits open every Monday from 5-8 PM on the Brooklyn campus through mid-May. Every Monday night Pratt opens its doors and invites you...

Police Investigating 2018 Death Of 6-Month-Old As Homicide

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - The death of a baby boy last year is now being investigated as a homicide, police announced Friday. Just before 6pm on Wednesday, April 17, 2018, police responded to a call at a...

Fashion Week Brooklyn – F/W 2019’s Inclusive Designer Showcase

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Fashion Week Brooklyn (FWBK)’s F/W 2019 Collections designer showcase was a sartorial mix of high and low fashion for the season. Five brands took the runway on Friday night at the 630...

Food Bank For NYC Offering Free Tax Assistance For Low-Income New Yorkers

BED-STUY/DOWNTOWN/SUNSET PARK - Tax Day is Monday, April 15. If you haven't filed your taxes yet—and need help doing so—Food Bank For New York City has set up tax assistance sites across the five boroughs...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...

Man Shot And Killed Outside Brooklyn Baby Shower

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS — A man was shot and killed outside of a baby shower Friday night at the border of Crown Heights and Prospect Heights, according to police. Police identified Courtney Tingle, of Ft. Greene's...

Where There’s a Y, There’s a Way…to the Best Summer Ever

At the Prospect Park YMCA & Park Slope Armory YMCA summer day camps, children learn leadership skills and develop self-confidence in a safe, accepting, and stimulating environment. They also build robots, go on field...
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Man Found Dead Behind Brooklyn NYCHA Building

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — Police are looking for suspects involved in a shooting that resulted in a dead body behind Marcy Houses in Bedford Stuyvesant. NYPD officers found Deshawn Smart, 47, after responding to a 911 call...
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