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2nd Annual New England Style Lobster Dinner for Imani Garden


This will be a repeat of last year’s fantastic New England Style lobster dinner fund raiser to support the work of Imani Garden.  On Saturday, October 8th, The Imani Garden Volunteer team will be steaming lobster outdoors on a bed of seaweed along with fresh corn on the cob.  They are getting the lobsters fresh from Maine the […]

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Rebirth Poetry Jam – Bushbaby Lounge


Bushbaby, one of our local gems, has been offering a multitude of events since they opened a few years ago. Adam Reichardt, one of our contributors, was lucky enough to catch their open-mic night on April 30, 2011 and turn it into a really cool piece: For more information about Bushbaby Tea House, check out their facebook page […]

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Bed-Stuy’s Summer “Playstreets” Series


For those into urban gardening and general community events in Bed-Stuy, it may be of no surprise that the Hattie Carthan Community Garden is one of the best educational and cultural community centers in Brooklyn. Since 1991, Hattie Carthan has provided 45 plots to local residents and acted as a gathering space to share skills, […]

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The Good Food Revolution: Will Allen to Speak with Bed-Stuy


Bed-Stuy is undergoing a Food Revolution – and you can be a part of it! Next weekend, Brooklyn Rescue Mission is throwing a food, equity, and agriculture event on July 21, 22, and 23. Good Food Revolution leader Will Allen of Milwaukee’s Growing Power will be speaking and educating Bed-Stuy urban farmers, foodies, and everyone in between about how to set […]

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Our city runs on coffee.


hot water  +  beans  =  successful day But you already knew that. That’s why you get your coffee every day before you hop on the train, bike, or bus to go to work. Hot or iced, it gets your fuzzy brain pumped up and your eyes open and alert. So I know how excited you […]

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Foodtown: Bed-Stuy’s Barnyard?


Maybe you have seen Foodtown’s monthly flyer around the neighborhood, you know, the “Easy to Eat Well” insert which not only explains the importance of eating healthy and buying organic, but also shows organic sale-items? Maybe you have seen their “Be Healthy” insert which is circulated every week? Maybe you even check out Foodtown’s selection […]

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Fresh & Green Bed-Stuy: Tony’s Country Life Health Food


Bed-Stuy is always being discussed in the media as a food desert. A food desert  is a place where healthy, fresh, or natural foods cannot be purchased. Being a resident of Bed-Stuy, smack dab in the middle of the neighborhood, I can attest to the overall lack of access by my house. I am not […]

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Banana Fosters Waffles & Cucumber Lemonade


After months of painting and remodeling (and anticipation), Nostrand Ave has itself another cafe! Ms. Dahlia’s serves up family recipes and new creations; everything from their cucumber lemonade to banana fosters waffles. With shining decor and smiles, the service and atmosphere is off the charts. I like to catch this place on the walk to the A/C […]

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