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Weeksville Heritage Center Needs Our Help!


Bed-Stuy, don’t forget your past! The Weeksville Heritage Center has the opportunity to win a major grant, but you have to vote! Vote for Weeksville once a day everyday at http://www.PartnersinPreservation.com from April 26 – May 21 “We hope that our community will rally behind Weeksville and vote for us as their favorite historic place in the city,” said […]

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Bed-Stuy Professionals Come Out to Network


This February’s Nothing But Networking brought an enlightened group. The group was happy to welcome Nechama and her new bicycle shop, Bicycle Roots, onto Fulton. The BID’s Vice Chair, Marcia Melendez of Flowerworks survived Valentine’s Day and came out to mingle with the best of us. You can all expect another video from the Gateway […]

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Hattie Carthan’s Annual Unlearning Racism Council Meeting


Feb 12th 2012 11AM to 4pm Food Justice Educator and Urban Farmer Yonnette Fleming will be facilitating The Hattie Carthan Community Market Annual Unlearning Racism Council. This will take place Sunday February 12th 2012 11AM to 4PM. Drumming will begin at 3pm. Suggest $5 donation for the fresh food they’ll be providing. This council will […]

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Bed-Stuy Gateway’s Holiday Lights are Up!


Those ain’t stars, they’re the Holiday lights. If you haven’t seen them already, the lights are up! Have a safe and wonderful holiday and next time you find yourself in an Amazon binge, think about buying more gifts locally. Bed-Stuy businesses need love too! The lights were provided by Illuminations by Arnold.

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Art, Wine, Trees: Your Guide to a Bed-Stuy Weekend


We’ve got a classy weekend planned for you. Thursday (Dec. 1)  starts with a bit of sophistication and culture at the Skylight Gallery. Brooklyn-based photographer, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, will be exhibiting 35 portraits of contemporary female writers of the African Diaspora. The exhibit is titled Her Word As Witness and Thursday is the opening from 6 – 9pm. The […]

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Make Your Thanksgiving Local: Hattie’s End of Season Harvest


Season Closing Ceremony and Celebration November 20th, 2011 Hattie Carthan After Church Market 49 Van Buren St. Begins 3pm ________________________________             The Hattie Carthan “After Church” Market will be having a Big Celebration for their end of season harvest! Bring the kids, they’ll be youth farm tour and cooking demo. And […]

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Bed Stuy’s Got The Blues


Bluiett at Sista’s Place In these tough times,  sometimes we need to dwell on our gloom. You can find some good local blues music this week at Dean Street, For My Sweet, and Sista’s Place. Dean Street – Live Jazz & Blues on Nov. 8th at 8pm               755 […]

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“For My Sweet” Jazz Club At it Again


Jazzy Mondays presents the wondrous, enchanting vocalist/pianist; Ms. Efacho Okeke (pron. Ee-fa-cho O-kay-kay). Born in Nigeria and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Efacho Okeke is truly an International delight. Trained in classical and jazz, Efacho began studying classical piano at age 10. At age 15 she began studying jazz as well.  She has also received […]

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Bed-Stuy Alive!


Welcome to the 7th Annual Bed-Stuy Alive! October 8th – 16th, 2011 The 7th Annual Bed-Stuy Alive!, which runs from  October 8th – October 16th, 2011, celebrates Bedford Stuyvesant’s vibrant business, cultural and artistic communities while promoting pride among its residents. The annual event introduces thousands of visitors to Bed-Stuy’s shops, businesses, distinguished art scene […]

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Bazaar to end all Bazaars: the Brooklyn Night Bazaar


Brooklyn Night Bazaar @ Dekalb Market Independent vendors. Food. Live Music. Art. Beer Garden. Outdoors at Night. Sunday October 9, 2011 – 5PM to Midnight Mayhem? Sure thing… Now featuring the inaugural Brooklyn Night Bazaar to be held at Dekalb Market for a (one, and only) single night – Sunday, October 9th, from 5:00PM to 12 Midnight. The inspiration […]

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