Brer Rabbit The Opera , written by a Bed-Stuy artist, uses the folk hero to explore neighborhood change.
The name change was done as a comment on gentrification in the neighborhood, the artist said.
Head Hunter Barbershop on Bedford Avenue shut its doors on Dec. 31 due to an increase in rent.
Robert Snyder's book "Crossing Broadway" traces the neighborhood's many changes through the years.
Washington Heights and Inwood are home to 69 of the worst 206 buildings on the Public Advocate's list.
From a Park Slope Ebola scare to complaints of "Internet people," check out the week's popular stories.
Residents point to HAP Investment's construction record as cause for concern.
The festival begins Wednesday with the U.S. premier of a film about the life and legacy of Desmond Tutu.
Ninth Avenue between West 17th and 18th streets will be taken over by a Wells Fargo bank.
The developers began a series of community meetings to get feedback on their planned 1,000-unit tower.
The Starlite Lounge closed in 2010 after its building's landlord sold the space.
The sale at 75 Ralph Ave. demonstrates a widening gentrification in Bed-Stuy, experts said.
Tim Eberle, who moved to Brooklyn a year ago, made a video to mock Brooklyn's rampant gentrification.
The shop will soon be replaced by a tenant that can pay more rent, its owner said.
The Manhattanville coffee shop isn't located in Manhattanville, but the name fits anyway, owners say.
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