One Year After Sandy, A Stronger And Better Rockaway

Originally published on on Oct. 30, 2013 New York – Before Hurricane Sandy swept through the Rockaways last October, it was not as united community. Wealth inequality, drugs and mental health issues… Continue reading

25 Artists Will Build A Bridge To The Future

Originally published on on Oct. 24, 2013. NEW YORK — How do you picture New York City 25 years in the future? This question was posed to visual artists across the city… Continue reading

Rising Rents In Bushwick Jeopardize Its Artist Enclave

Originally published on on Oct. 10, 2013. New York – As rents begin to rise in Bushwick, its artists are being priced out. Just like Williamsburg a few years ago, artists are taking… Continue reading

Harlem Small Business In Crisis

Originally published on on Oct. 3, 2013. New York – At the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Mike Street, a Harlem-based senior digital strategist, talked about the neighborhood’s harsh retail landscape… Continue reading

On Morningside Avenue, Waiting For The Change

Originally published on on Sept. 26, 2013. New York – “Delay, delay, delay,” said Ronald Sheppard, who has lived on Morningside Avenue for six years, told his family disappointingly, after the Community Board… Continue reading

New Future Of W125St But Local Small Businesses Are Not Included

New York – It was only a matter of time, after 125th Street Zoning Proposal was approved by the state five years ago, influx of big national retailers like Old Navy, Starbucks, and… Continue reading