Worn by housing crisis, Flatbush residents seek grim hope at the polls
Voters in Brooklyn’s Flatbush community say that sky-high rent is the number one neighborhood issue they would like the midterm elections to turn around.
Bad schools in Flatbush on voter’s minds; Resident’s fear party turnover
East Flatbush residents desiring education reform, cast their votes on Election Day for the Democrats despite doubts of political change in the community’s schools.
Silence hovers over Haitian domestic violence victims in Brooklyn
Despite a high quantity of domestic violence calls from Brooklyn’s “Little Haiti,” many Haitian women are hestitant to seek refugee from household abuse.
Caribbean cooking in Brooklyn: misunderstood
Some of Brooklyn’s Caribbean eateries feel that their grades under the new restaurant inspection policy suggest cultural misunderstanding.
A mall without teenagers is good for business
Mall employees say that a policy restricting adolescents’ access to the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn helps businesses by creating a calmer shopping atmosphere.
Haitian workers’ rights rest precariously on TPS
While many Haitian immigrants claim temporary protected status to gain legal workers’ rights, others refrain from applying, fearing fallout when the status expires.