Lurene Elias allegedly told friends she inherited a multi-million dollar estate and needed to pay fees.
Changes include removing traffic islands and extending sidewalks at Fulton Street and Utica Avenue.
Facilitators led civic engagement workshops and collected voter registration forms from eligible teens.
The electrical fire started around 4:50 a.m. Friday, leaving at least six people homeless.
Danielle Mastrion plans to paint a mural of Biggie Smalls as a kid growing up in the neighhborhood.
"It just didn't stick," owner Pip Freeman said about the French cuisine restaurant.
Eight food vendors and a bar will set up along Fulton Street starting Memorial Day weekend.
The Bed-Stuy theater starts its performances in Brooklyn's downtown cultural district in March.
The artisanal doughnut maker is frying fresh pastries on Fulton Street through February.
Officials plan to turn Atlantic Avenue into a "vibrant corridor" with buildings up to 12 stories.
The blizzard spared the city, but several inches of snow fell in Brooklyn.
Brer Rabbit The Opera , written by a Bed-Stuy artist, uses the folk hero to explore neighborhood change.
The separate incidents occurred on Fulton Street and Marcus Garvey Boulevard, the NYPD said.
Take in some free entertainment inside a massive heated tent at the Seaport this winter.
R&B singer Monifah Carter will join in the holiday festivities, which include a pop-up winter market.
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