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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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Popular Bed-Stuy Pool May Be Shut Down, City Says

The pool at Jesse Owens Playground is not wheelchair accessible and needs upgrades.

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Bed-Stuy Comfort Food Eatery Gets Thumbs Up for Liquor License

Bed-Stuy residents gave a letter of approval to Fancy Nancy but shot down bids for three other bars.

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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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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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Borough President Calls on Brooklyn Teens to Join Community Boards

Teens over the age of 16 can join the decision-making process on city boards.

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Community Board Approves Naming Bed-Stuy Street After Brooklyn Detective

The board gave its approval for co-naming a Bed-Stuy block in honor of Detective Clarence Surgeon. 

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Franklin Park Owner Rejected in Bid for New Bed-Stuy Liquor License

Anatoly Dubinsky, of Crown Heights' Franklin Park beer garden, plans to open a new venue in Bed-Stuy.

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Bar Owners Expand to Bed-Stuy After Prospect Heights Rejection

The owners of Uncle Barry's in Park Slope will open Moot Bar in Bed-Stuy.

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Ride-Sharing App Lyft Ready to Give Uber a Run for Its Money

Lyft, a ride-sharing app, is trying to drum up community support to expand into New York.

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Spike Lee Celebrates 'Do the Right Thing' With Bed-Stuy Block Party

Spike Lee is holding a block party Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of "Do the Right Thing."

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Spike Lee Classic Could be Commemorated in Bed-Stuy Street Name

A stretch of Stuyvesant Avenue could be renamed "Do the Right Thing Way."

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African Art Curator Wants Museum to Grow Out Of Bed-Stuy Apartment

Vira Lynn Jones owns about 4,000 art pieces from Africa and wants to open a formal museum.

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Bed-Stuy Community Board Reschedules Slow Zone Meeting

A presentation on a Bed-Stuy slow zone was planned for a meeting Monday, but was postponed.

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Bed-Stuy Slow Zone Advocates Launch Social Media Campaign

Supporters launched a new website, Facebook page, Twitter account and online petition.