One House, Two Women, A Vision Realized

Bernice Elizabeth Green When a house on Cambridge Place in the Clinton Hill Historic District recently went up for nearly $4 million, a record for the block, I couldn’t pass up the chance to see it. It opened the door to an opportunity to answer a decades-old question: what if I had purchased the property […]Read More

Milestone…

The expression “All good things must come to an end” never had as much poignancy as when Eddie Hibbert told us on Friday that he was moving. We accepted the news with joy; we know wherever Eddie parks his van, milestones are sure to be created, like the onestory building at the B-52 Greene and […]Read More

Statement by Council Member Tish James regarding Recent Burglaries in

“It has come to light that burglaries have taken place in the Clinton Hill area recently, and I would like to make the community aware of an incident that occurred last night, so that residents can take precautions during these desperate times, and with the holiday season underway. The most recent robbery happened at Choice […]Read More

CURTIS "COOKIE" RODGERS PASSES

Loving, kind and funny are some of the words local residents are saying to describe Curtis “Cookie” Rodgers who passed away on Sunday, November 20.  He was in his mid-50s. His friends, family, coworkers and customers describe him as friendly, community-oriented, uplifting, humorous, and a big-hearted man with a smile on his face always. A […]Read More

Police Beat: Murder, Rape up in Central Brooklyn Felony crime

Murder, Rape up in Central Brooklyn Felony crime on course to rise more than 10 percent in 2010 The two most violent crimes – murder and rape – are up sharply in the Central Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. So far this year there have been 56 reported murders […]Read More

EMBRACING TREASURES: THE ART OF SURVIVING

Ten years ago, Our Time Press christened three blocks on Malcolm X Blvd., between Halsey Street and Decatur Street, “Antiques Row.”  Our Time’s effort and intention was to help MXB antiquarians pick up business from the October 1999 “Come On Home to Bedford-Stuyvesant” Brownstone Tour.  It did. Within two years, the corridor had extended from […]Read More