Posts Tagged ‘Bushwick’

Velazquez Scores Decisive Primary Win Over Three Challengers

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Nydia_Velázquez Lopez-backed candidate, Councilman Erik Martin Dilan, falls short by Alan Krawitz The 2012 Democratic primary in the newly created 7th District. which includes parts of Brooklyn, Queens and the Lower East Side, was billed by many to be one of the toughest challenges of Rep. Nydia Velázquez’s 10 terms in office. But, that storyline fell [&hellip
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Most Rapidly Gentrifying Neighborhoods in US: Brooklyn Makes the Cut With Four

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute just released a study on the fastest-gentrifying neighborhoods in the United States. Is it any surprise several Brooklyn neighborhoods rank highly on the list of twenty-five? According to Executive Vice President of the Fordham Institute and Education Analyst, Michael J. Petrilli, who performed the study, he took into account zip [&hellip
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