Tag: Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn, NY)

South Africa Meets South Asia at Peri Peri Grill House

It isn’t the smell of smoke that greets you when you walk through the door of Peri Peri Grill House in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn; it’s the sight of it. The hard-working grill in the open kitchen exhales smoke in billows that dissipate quickly into the dining room, but not before leaving a defining mark on all […]

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When a Great Apartment Plays Cupid

In New York, where apartments tend to be small and good ones hard to come by, real estate often plays an outsize role in romance, speeding along some relationships and straining others as couples juggle the stages of courtship with lease terms and the lure of cheaper rent. At least, it did for Helga Traxler […]

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Moving This Summer? Consider a Hard Hat

Looking to move in New York City? Meet your new neighbors: the demolition crew. Almost 40 percent of listings for sale or rent in New York are less than 525 feet — or roughly one or two city blocks — away from new residential construction, according to an analysis of June listings by Localize.city, a […]

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Why Violence Is Spiking in Pockets of Brooklyn, Even as the City Gets Safer

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The sun was just setting on Memorial Day when gunshots ripped across St. Andrew’s Playground on Atlantic Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Three teenagers were wounded in the gunfire, the youngest being 16. It was one of six shootings during the […]

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