May 14, 2013
In December, 24 New York City designers banded together to organize a charity auction for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Contributing furniture made from salvaged materials or that in some way alluded to the wreckage, the group, called Reclaim NYC, raised some $15,000 for the Red Cross.
April 10, 2013
The biggest accomplishment of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, established three-and-a-half years ago as the successor to the Independence Community Foundation, is the fact that “the foundation belongs to Brooklyn, rather than a private foundation, a wealthy individual or a corporation. Creating this...
March 29, 2013
Gokhan Karakollukcu never imagined that the placid waters beyond Emmons Avenue would blast apart his café's windows one late and horrifying October night last year.
February 26, 2013
The Robin Hood Foundation in New York City raised $67.5 million for Superstorm Sandy relief and it is expected that all of it will be out the door by the end of next month. “It goes back to donor intent,” said Emary Aronson, Robin Hood’s managing director of education and the Robin Hood Relief Fund. “People didn’t...
February 18, 2013
Four years after the city’s mortgage delinquencies hit their peak, homeowners’ advocacy groups fear a new foreclosure crisis looms in neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
January 29, 2013
Beginning late summer 2012, members of the
January 17, 2013
Watch: Panel Discusses Top Issues In Brooklyn on NY1's Road to City Hall The Road to City Hall’s Errol Louis examined the top issues affecting Brooklyn in 2013 with political activist Rock Hackshaw, Marilyn Gelber from the charitable organizat
December 5, 2012
They won’t be home for Christmas — and that makes residents of a Red Hook group home for the developmentally disabled sad.Flood damage from Superstorm Sandy forced them out of Visitation Residence on Richards St. Repairs to the house where some have lived since the 1970s likely won’t be finished until February.