Celebrating 50 years of Caribbean Culture in Crown Heights

For a half century, the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) has been the beating heart of Caribbean culture in Crown Heights. As we prepare for WIADCA’s 50th anniversary gala this week, our hearts fill with pride at thoughts of the generations of
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Revealed: 12-Story, 305-Unit Affordable Mixed-Use Project Planned

Renderings have been revealed of the 12-story, 305-unit mixed-use project at 443 East 162nd Street, located on the corner of Brook and Elton avenues in the South Bronx’s Melrose section. The project’s developers – the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corp. (WHEDCco.), BFC Partners,
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Staten Island change-makers honored on Wall Street: From Urby to NY Wheel

STATEN ISLAND — Beneath a constellation of LED lights and the historic columns of Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan, four influential leaders were honored for their efforts to improve Staten Island. The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy’s 10th anniversary benefit dinner took place in
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Proposed Ingersoll Senior Residence Explained at Informational Meeting

Future residents and member’s of NYCHA’s Ingersoll Association attended a community meeting last night at the Ingersoll Community Center to voice their concerns and pose questions to the developers and NYCHA officials about a proposed senior center with a strong LBGT component. The project
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Essex Crossing’s first condos are officially up for grabs

Name/Address: 242 Broome Street Developer: Delancey Street Associates Architect: SHoP Architects (exterior), DXA Studio (interior) Size: 14 stories, 55 apartments Prices: from $1.275 million to over $7 million Sales and Marketing: Douglas Elliman After years—even decades—of planning (and skirmishes), the former Seward Park Urban
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