Slave Theater Brooklyn Bed Stuy Icon Sold

Bed Stuy’s historic Slave Theater — a bastion of Afro-centric culture and activism since the 1980s — and two adjacent lots were sold to developer Eli Hemway for $18,500,000, according to The Real Deal. Permits have yet to be filed for development or renovation at any of the three sites: 1215 Fulton Street, 10 Halsey Street, and 16 Halsey Street.

Given the theater’s embattled history (more on that below), a kerfuffle is likely. (more…)

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McCarren Park Williamsburg Brooklyn girl

A girl pushes a stroller in McCarren Park. Photo by Mary Hautman

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Prospect Park. Photo by Edrei Rodriguez

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