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Day: <span>August 25, 2016</span>

Learning and earning: Hasidic Brooklyn’s real estate machers

Investors from ultra-Orthodox sect have spent $2.5B+  in 5 areas over the past decade: TRD analysis By Mark Maurer, The Real Deal TRD Special Report: On the day before Thanksgiving, Yoel Goldman phoned one of his go-to lenders with an urgent request. The Brooklyn developer, who heads All Year Management, wanted to score a construction loan for his Albee […]readmore


By Victoria Horsford NEW YORK: September 13th is the next and third 2016 NY Primary, which is for state and local candidates. The Board of Elections booklet re: polling place and instructions were mailed to registered voters last week.  What the NYS Legislature needs is a clear Senate majority, no longer manipulated by Senate Democrats […]readmore

Seniors Honored At HARLEM WEEK’s Annual Senior Citizens Day

By Jennifer Cunningham Photos: Nadezda Tavodova Seniors took uptown’s center stage this week for an event that honored the neighborhood’s sages as part of HARLEM WEEK. Hundreds of seniors braved the sweltering temperatures to attend the annual HARLEM WEEK New York City Senior Citizens Day at the Adam C. Powell Jr. State Office Building on […]readmore

HARLEM WEEK Culminates With a Weekend of Fun In The

By Jennifer Cunningham photo credit: Nadezda Tavodova With draws like soul singer Eric Benet, a dance party in the middle of 135th Street and soul food galore, it’s easy to see why scores of people flocked uptown over the weekend. HARLEM WEEK’s signature events, “Summer in the City” and “Harlem Day”, drew thousands to West […]readmore

Bed-Stuy Bikes Sunday, August 28th

With school right around the corner, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and its Center for Healthy Neighborhoods will kick off its third Bed Stuy Bikes event this Sunday, August 28th at the Marcy Plaza Playground from 10:00am till 2:00pm. There is something for everyone in the family with activities including free backpacks and school supplies, bike […]readmore

“The Hearts of Darkness, How White Writers Created The Racist

Milton Allimadi’s Book Reading  Saturday, August 27 from 4pm to 6pm @ Nicholas Brooklyn, 570 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 What people are saying about “The Hearts of Darkness, How White Writers Created The Racist Image of Africa” Molefi Kete Asante, Professor and Chair, Department of Africology, Temple University. Author of The History of Africa. […]readmore

African-Americans Win 75 of 121 U.S. Olympic Medals

By David Mark Greaves There are so many lessons to be taken away from the Olympics: focus, determination, ambition, bravery were all on display showing us mortals, what the human spirit is capable of making the body do. The U.S. led the medal count compiled by these extraordinary individuals with 121. The breakdown by sex […]readmore