Bed-Stuy Spared From COVID Lockdown | Bed-Stuy Week In Review

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Here’s a roundup of the top headlines from Patch from around Bed-Stuy this week.

Bed-Stuy Spared From Coronavirus Lockdown, But Still On Watchlist

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — ZIP codes including portions of Bed-Stuy are still on the health department’s watchlist for coronavirus growth, but have been spared from local lockdown measures starting Thursday…. Read more

Bed-Stuy Is 4th Coolest Neighborhood In The World, Survey Says

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — If its long list of cultural icons — from Biggie… Read more

Affordable BK Apartments Available For As Little As $30K Salary

BROOKLYN, NY — Dozens of affordable apartments near the Williamsburg and Bed-Stuy border are up for grabs through the city’s housing lottery, records show. The more than 30 apartments include… Read more

Bed-Stuy Battle Of The Bands To Honor Historically Black Colleges

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A musical battle is coming to the Black Lives Matter mural in Bed-Stuy. Council Member Robert Cornegy has planned an event later this month to feature musicians from historically… Read more

4 Go To Hospital After Cops, Activists Clash At Bed-Stuy Precinct

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — At least four people were sent to the hospital and four were arrested after a violent clash between cops and activists in front of a Bed-Stuy police precinct Wednesday night,… Read more

Bed-Stuy Man Gets 15 Years For 2005 Cold Case Killing: DA

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A Bed-Stuy man who pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend has been sentenced to 15 years in prison nearly 16 years after the slaying, prosecutors announced. Julius Esquilin,… Read more

Arrest Made In Bed-Stuy Revenge Killing: Cops

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A man police have been searching for since April in connection with a fatal stabbing late last year has finally been taken into custody, cops said. Edwin Banks, 44, faces… Read more

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