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Akosua Albritton

Tapping into Brilliance Can Bring More “Little Mozarts”

Anaya Torrence is seen as a wonder for some people. Anaya started taking piano classes at Mrs. Robinson’s Music School at age 3. By age 5, she was playing Bach. Patricia Robinson, the music school’s director, believes “the sky’s the limit” for Anaya—her “Little Mozart”. Attika Torrence, her father, believes Anaya is one of many […]Read More

Brooklyn’s Rent Landscape

By Akosua Albritton The December 2015 Brooklyn Rental Market Report is out, revealing rent figures for studio, 1-bed and 2-bed units in specified neighborhoods increased moderately since November 2015. Average studio rent in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights were $1,603 and $1,690, respectively, compared to Brooklyn’s average of $2,156. Bedford-Stuyvesant’s increase is attributed to leasing 377 […]Read More

Tapping into Brilliance Can Bring More “Little Mozarts”

By Akosua Albritton Anaya Torrence is seen as a wonder for some people. Anaya started taking piano classes at Mrs. Robinson’s Music School at age 3. By age 5, she was playing Bach. Patricia Robinson, the music school’s director, believes “the sky’s the limit” for Anaya—her “Little Mozart”. Attika Torrence, her father, believes Anaya is […]Read More

Chancellor Fariña: What Business Can Do to Help Educate Children

By Akosua Albritton Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña was invited to breakfast at NYU Tandon School of Engineering on January 28, 2016 to tell local businesses what they can do for the NYC Department of Education (DOE). The invitation came from Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Carlo Scissura, therefore, the chancellor had the auditorium full with […]Read More