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Day: <span>May 19, 2016</span>


 By Victoria Horsford  2016: USA-NY-BRAZIL   In metaphysics, it is speculated that you get what you deserve.  What then is America’s karma that in 2016 our presidential hopeful choices are Madame Secretary Hillary Clinton and xenophobic, racist, reality show host Donald, an alleged billionaire!   How and when did Americans lose our way as decent people […]readmore

Are You Prepared?  Is your “Go Bag” ready? 

New York National Guard troops, working with experts from the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) and local emergency management personnel, are holding classes across the state in disaster preparedness. One such class was held at the Child Development Support Corporation on Classon Avenue at Clifton Pl. last Saturday.   With […]readmore

Brooklyn Boats in Dry Dock

Summer is almost here and the boats of the Paerdegat Squadron Inc. boat club are in dry dock waiting for National Grid to replace the existing docks that were damaged by an oil leak.  “No time frame has been given” for the repairs said Robert Syphax a 50-year member of the -club started by African-Americans […]readmore

Clinton Avenue Bike Lane Proposal Mired in Politics and Confusion

By Kings County Politics News Service A controversial proposal to narrow Clinton Avenue from Gates to Flushing Avenues from a two-lane motorist roadway to a one-way northbound street and adding two-way bike lanes has many in the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill area up in arms.   The Department of Transportation first floated the proposal earlier this […]readmore

Tracking Bed-Stuy Construction

By Liani Greaves I recently got a call from a new homeowner (a former client) who is concerned because they’d seen a news item online about a prolific Brooklyn developer submitting plans to the DOB to demolish the 2-family home next to their newly purchased Brownstone and transform it into a 5-family home.   If […]readmore