Special Report: In Our Backyard
Crown Heights – Franklin Avenue
Episode 1. Crown Heights activists fight for sunlight, fear gentrification despite lack of affordable housing,
Crown Heights businesses settles into the warmest winter in 40 years
According to the World Meteorological Organization global warming has caused an increase of 33 degrees in the world’s temperature in the last five years.
Protests against redeveloping Crown Heights’ Bedford-Union Armory continue
Neighbors are worried that development plans could lead to further gentrification of Crown Heights.
Dozens march against gun violence
City officials, residents, chaplains, community outreach organizations, and residents of all races, walked a mile, praying and chanting to Ebbets Field.
Alma Realty’s Brooklyn tenants protest against proposed rent hikes
Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams at a rally against proposed rent hikes at the Jewish Hospital Crown Heights apartment complex. […]
Chicken farming in New York City
Keeping chickens in the city is a “really reasonable way” for New Yorkers to take part in farming,' said chicken farmer Noah Leff.
Community group in Crown Heights hopes to reduce gun violence
Community group Save Our Streets Crown Heights works with youth in Brooklyn
Hair salon reflects changing neighborhood
Diversity has brought hope and new clients to Crown Heights.