Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerBEDFORD STUYVESANT – Homeless activists and VOCAL-NY stood outside a luxury apartment building– which the City has deemed offers mostly “affordable” housing — to protest how un-affordable it actually is. 348 Nostrand Avenue is a residential building that sits on Nostrand Avenue near the corner of Lexington Avenue. The
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerBROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Homeless activists and VOCAL-NY walked into a luxury apartment building– which the City has deemed as “affordable housing”– to protest Mayor de Blasio’s “affordable” housing plan on Friday. 15 Bridge Park Drive is a tall, glass residential building located near the water in Brooklyn
Five Brooklyn nonprofits are each receiving a $100,000 windfall this week as they’ve been named the winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Spark Prize. Since 2016, the Foundation has convened a committee of civic and philanthropic leaders to select the top social justice organizations of the year.