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Bed-Stuy Residents Catalog 'Hideous' Buildings in Plea for Better Design

Locals are attempting to create a dialogue with developers to call for façades that blend with the area.

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Bed-Stuy Becomes 'Briar Patch' in Funk Opera Tackling Gentrification

Brer Rabbit The Opera ,   written by a Bed-Stuy artist, uses the folk hero to explore neighborhood change.

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Brooklyn Bus Driver Hits $7 Million Lottery Jackpot

A retired Brooklyn bus driver claimed the winning Cash4Life ticket from a November drawing.

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Filmmakers Eat Their Way Along the A Train for Web Series

Bloggers and filmmakers with "Internets Celebrities" highlight food on the A line in "Food Warriors." 

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Prayer Vigil Honors Murdered NYPD Officers, Calls for End to Gun Violence

Faith leaders and elected officials gathered in Bed-Stuy to mourn victims of gun violence in 2014. 

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Citizen Complaints Against Officers Down 55 Percent in Bed-Stuy

The 79th Precinct saw the largest decrease in 2014's civilian complaints against officers in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Nights Bar Merges Community Service and Nightlife Under New Owner

Dathan Jones looks to use his experience in social work to bring change to the DeKalb Avenue bar. 

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Bed-Stuy's Head Hunter Barbershop Shuts Down After Nearly 70 Years

Head Hunter Barbershop on Bedford Avenue shut its doors on Dec. 31 due to an increase in rent.

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Unofficial Street Sign Honoring Slain Officers Coming Down After Complaints

A sign reading "Fallen Officers Way" was placed at the intersection of Tompkins and Myrtle avenues.

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Fire Leaves at Least 10 People Homeless in Bed-Stuy

The blaze burned through the second and third floors of the Rochester Avenue home. 

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Tenants Call Emergency Meeting After Man Shot Outside Bed-Stuy Home

The 68-year-old victim was sitting on his porch when he was shot by an unknown suspect.

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De Blasio Asks for Protests, Politics to Stop as City Mourns Slain Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed the Police Athletic League on Monday.

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Bed-Stuy Men Get Brutally Honest in Dating Guide

"Single Man, Married Man" dishes on the dos and don'ts from the perspective of different men. 

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228-Unit Housing Complex Planned at Bed-Stuy's Cascade Linen Site

Seven six-story buildings on Myrtle Avenue and Stockton Street may replace the former factory.

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'30 Rock' Star Kevin Brown Hosts Bed-Stuy Tree Lighting

R&B singer Monifah Carter will join in the holiday festivities, which include a pop-up winter market.