Cypress Hills

You Say You Want A Revolution: Stoothoff-Baxter-Kouwenhoven House, 1640 E. 48th St.

After Ken Friedlander bought his historic home, the first thing he did was square things away with the resident ghost. … Full Article

You Say You Want A Revolution: Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, 5816 Clarendon Road

It's a place that inspires reverence among the real estate-obsessed: The oldest building in New York City. It sits on a bucolic bit of farmland left over from the 1600s — across the street from an East Flatbush junk yard and car wash.  … Full Article

Brooklyn man, 74, brutally robbed and assaulted in apartment elevator

The NYPD is looking for the suspects who followed a man into an elevator and then viciously beat and robbed him. Police say the 74-year-old victim is in critical condition at Kings County Hospital following the weekend attack. … Full Article

John Starks has message for kids: Read to achieve

Former New York Knicks star John Starks came to the Brooklyn Public Library’s Gravesend branch with an important message for kids about how reading fuels the imagination. … Full Article

Affordable units, Boys/Girls Club coming to East New York

With East New York continuing to be a major area of focus by the city and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), it was announced this week that a developer has been selected for another affordable project in East New York: this one on Livonia Avenue. … Full Article


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