City of New York honors Spike Lee

If you need a reminder to stay on the “straight and narrow” try walking on “Do The Right Thing” Way, soon to be formerly known as Stuyvesant Street. Located between Lexington and Quincy in Bedford-Stuyvesant, the block up for the name change is where Spike Lee filmed the famous Do the Right Thing movie 25 years ago. […]

Brooklyn, N.Y., grandmother protests animal-themed school buses

It was too much for Sandra Conner to take in. Her 10-year-old granddaughter, Ayfemi, a fourth grader at Leadership Preparatory Charter School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, rides the “monkey” bus in the morning and the “elephant” bus in the afternoon. The animal signs system was instituted in 2006 to help students identify which bus to take to […]

New Yorker of the week: Robert Cornegy

Robert E. Cornegy Jr., is the district leader of Brooklyn’s 56th Assembly District and current president of the Vanguard Independent Democratic Association. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., he’s the son of the late Rev. Dr. Robert E. Cornegy Sr., pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant. What part of New York do you […]