Carver Bank Sells for $2.8 M

Carver Bank Sells for $2.8 M

The single-story retail property that houses Carver Bank on Fulton St. and Nostrand Ave. Was sold to a local developer, 1281 Fulton St. LLC sources say for $2,800,00. What does this mean for Carver? Will they continue to serve the community from this location or will they close up shop? Maybe Carver should look into using the [...]

27.02.2010 · Filled under: Business, Real Estate · Tags: , , · 3 Comments »
Atlantic Ave Blocked off

Atlantic Ave Blocked off

This morning around 8:30 am the Department of Sanitation decided to block off Atlantic Ave. at Franklin Ave. for snow removal. Traffic was seen backed up all the way to Howard Ave. The street was finally reopened around 9:05 am. This caused a real inconvenience to the Saturday morning commuters.

27.02.2010 · Filled under: CB 3 News · Tags: , · No Comments »

Bed-Stuy Rehab files lawsuit against NYCHA

The tenants of the Bed-Stuy Rehabs, apartment complex on Willoughby and Throop,  have filed a lawsuit against the city Housing Authority. Tenants said, the three buildings have about 81 apartments and have been plagued with problems since the 1980′s. Tenants stated that there are a range of problems no heat at times, rats, roaches, leaks, [...]

26.02.2010 · Filled under: Real Estate · Tags: , , , · No Comments »

Monthly Community Board 3 Meeting

MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010 – 7PM Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza 1368 Fulton Street Multi-Purpose Community Room (Lower Level) AGENDA INVOCATION 7:00 – 7:15 REMARKS FROM THE CHAIRPERSON – HENRY L. BUTLER 7:15 – 7:30 REMARKS FROM ELECTED OFFICIALS 7:30 – 8:00 I. PUBLIC HEARING (Please fill out yellow index card wish to [...]

26.02.2010 · Filled under: CB 3 News, Events · Tags: , , · No Comments »
When rats kill family pet

When rats kill family pet

When rats kill family pet & NYCHA won’t do repairs what do you do? Ben is no friend of mine, nor Chi-Chi Well the residents of a Bed-Stuy public housing complex figured it out. They called a press conference and the night before the press conference, repairs were being conducted. To bad the rats ate the [...]

24.02.2010 · Filled under: Real Estate · Tags: , , · 1 Comment »
Bed-Stuy Anthem

Bed-Stuy Anthem

Spec Boogie is a lifelong resident of Bed Stuy. This might just be my new Bed-Stuy theme song. Keep it up Spec, a work of art! Thanks to Bed-Stuy Blog for putting this on.

24.02.2010 · Filled under: Culture · Tags: , · No Comments »
Providence House Proposes 60% Transitional Housing

Providence House Proposes 60% Transitional Housing

Back when the public hearing was announced, we mentioned (previous post) that this might be Providence House site for transitional housing and it turned out to be true. Check out this recent post on the Our Times Press blog.

24.02.2010 · Filled under: CB 3 News, Real Estate · Tags: , , · No Comments »
What not to do when you mysteriously get $5 Mill

What not to do when you mysteriously get $5 Mill

Benjamin Lovell sentenced to probation for failing to return $5M in Commerce Bank mistake. Mr. Lovell of Brooklyn, NY was sentenced to probation for failing to give back $5 million dollars that got transferred to his bank account due to a bank error. In the process, Lovell lost his job, his house and even thought about [...]

23.02.2010 · Filled under: Blotter, Finance · Tags: · No Comments »
Telling His Story

Telling His Story

Ralph Green the world class skier lost his leg as the victim of a random drive-by shooting in Brooklyn. See his interview with CBS News. Watch CBS News Videos Online

23.02.2010 · Filled under: Culture · Tags: , · No Comments »
Is it Alive?

Is it Alive?

The development on the corner of Stuyvesant Ave. and Gates Ave. has been stalled for years. We have even noticed signs on it to try and sell it as is. It appears that the DOB has given them to go ahead last month for the site. photo courtesy of Brownstoner

19.02.2010 · Filled under: Real Estate · Tags: · No Comments »