Housing Lottery Launches for 288 Willoughby Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

288 Willoughby Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn via NYC Housing Connect By: Vanessa Londono 6.30 a.m. on December 4, 2021 The affordable housing lottery was launched at 288 Willoughby Avenue, a six-story residential building in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Jeffrey Sandor Orling Architect and developed by Hershel Silberstein, the structure offers 12 apartments. Four units … Read more

Explosion At Brooklyn Row House Leaves 6 Hurt, 51 Displaced: FDNY

BROOKLYN, NY – After an explosion in a Brooklyn row house early Wednesday morning, firefighters battled a fire that the fire department said spread to several buildings on the block. The fire broke out just after midnight in the basement, first and second floors of a house on Vermont Street in Cypress Hills, where there … Read more

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 1111 Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has started for 1111 Fulton Street, a seven-story mixed-use building in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by ND Architecture & Design, the structure offers seven residences. Six units are available on NYC Housing Connect for residents with 130 percent of the median income of the area (AMI), with an eligible income ranging … Read more

Housing Lottery Launches for Capstone Condominiums at 940 Myrtle Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery was launched for Capstone Condominiums, a nine-story, mixed-use residential building at 940 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The structure designed by Fischer + Makooi Architect has 24 newly built condominiums available on NYC Housing Connect. Eligible are first-time buyers with 60 to 80 percent Area Median Income (AMI) with incomes of … Read more

Antonio Reynoso Wins Brooklyn Borough President Race: Projections

BROOKLYN, NY – Councilor Antonio Reynoso will become Brooklyn’s next district president, according to forecast election results. Reynoso, who defeated 12 candidates in the Democratic primary in June this year, was named the predicted general race winner by the New York Times about an hour after polling stations closed on Tuesday. The councilor held 74 … Read more

Bed-Stuy Man Found Dead Under Bed After Brooklyn Drug Bust: Cops

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN – Police said the murder was charged with the death of a Bed Stuy man who was found in an apartment they searched after a drug downturn. Police ransacked an apartment on Hegeman Avenue – where three people with drug paraphernalia were found Thursday – when they found Shawn Joseph unconscious under the … Read more

This $2M Bed-Stuy loft in a 1930s box factory has a huge terrace and sweeping views

Photos courtesy of NestSeekers International This three bedroom duplex at 105 Lexington Avenue on the west side of Brooklyn’s Bed Stuy area is a true loft in a 1930s box factory, complete with details like maple factory floors, centuries-old exposed brick, and an original freight elevator. The 1,818-square-foot condominium is priced at $ 1,995,000 and … Read more

Permits Filed for 17-Story Tower at 1065 Atlantic Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

1065 Atlantic Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn via Google Maps By: Vanessa Londono 7:00 am on October 22, 2021 Permits have been submitted for a 17-story mixed-use tower at 1065 Atlantic Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Classon and Franklin Avenues, the interior lot is two blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, which is … Read more

Brooklyn Borough President Race: Reynoso Faces 3 Challengers

BROOKLYN, NY – Brooklyn residents voting this November will see four names on their ballot in the running for district president. One of them will be Councilor Antonio Reynoso, who defeated 12 candidates in the Democratic primary in June this year. Reynoso, who represents the 34th borough of North Brooklyn, won the Democratic candidate after … Read more