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Bushwick »

Artist Boom Divides Bushwick Into 'Us Versus Them,' Some Residents Say

Artists need to spread throughout Bushwick to avoid causing conflicts, the community board chair said.

Crown Heights »

Bill de Blasio Talks Gentrification at Crown Heights Police Meeting

The Democratic mayoral nominee made a brief stop at the 77th Precinct Community Council meeting Monday. 

Crown Heights »

Artisanal Soft Pretzel Shop Opening in Crown Heights

The Smorgasburg spinoff Pelzer's Pretzels is opening on Saturday.

Crown Heights »

Little Pink Pastry Shop Brightens Up Rogers Avenue

Lady Charles Desserts brings sweet treats and kiddie cupcake classes to a rapidly changing street.  

Clinton Hill »

Pratt Post Office a Victim of Gentrification, Congressman Says

The USPS is forced to look for new space because new Clinton Hill developers would not renew its lease.

Crown Heights »

Adding More Trash Cans Won't Clean Up Franklin Ave., Sanitation Dept. Warns

Franklin Ave. residents want more and better trash cans, but officials say that won't help.

Greenpoint »

Pol Fights for 'Illegal' Polish-Specific Affordable Housing in Greenpoint

District Leader Chris Olechowski is mobilizing the longtime Polish population against displacement.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights School Shines at Intersection of Old and New

P.S. 705 principal Sandra Soto said the school's diversity is an asset.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Flea Founder's 1000 Dean Street Project Now Leasing Office Space

After months of buildup, the mammoth Studebaker Building plans to open doors to office tenants Dec. 1.

Crown Heights »

Criminals Use Precinct Borders to Terrorize Lincoln Terrace Park, Cops Say

The intersection of four precincts and two commands has become a haven for criminals in Central Brooklyn.

Bed-Stuy »

'First Ever' Communal Rosh Hashana Meal a Sign of Ever-Changing Bed-Stuy

The meal, organized by Rabbi Ari Kirshenbaum, targeted newcomers in Bed-Stuy.

Crown Heights »

Hip Crunch Gym Follows New Residents Eastward in Crown Heights

Two franchise locations of the trendy gym will open in gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhoods in 2013.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cuts Science Staff Weeks After Native Garden Debut

The institution's longtime science department was eliminated and four staffers cut amidst improvements.

Prospect Heights »

After Long Hiatus, 'Tell Me A Story' Series Returns to Prospect Heights

Charity Thomas and her Bar Sepia series aim to get new and old neighbors talking in Prospect Heights. 

Crown Heights »

Music Venue Banks on Growing Crown Heights Hot Spot Around 1000 Dean Street

Classon Avenue's newest bar and music venue hopes to leverage crowds from the Brooklyn Flea offshoot.