A woman who got off a bus in Bedford-Stuyvesant was hit and killed by the bus while picking up her cell phone.
"Jones was born and raised in Bed-Stuy and currently lives in the home her grandmother bought in 1948. She is like many of Bed-Stuy’s multigenerational inhabitants, whose family has grown up in the same home for decades. She remembered the sense of community back in the 60s."
A 1902 ad for Alice Court in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. To Let Houses - Alice Court Dwellings: 2-1/2 story brick and stone; modern; 9 rooms and bath; furnace, etc.; handsomely decorated; rent $ ; our representative on the premises. Haviland & Sons, 982 Fulton st. cor. of Grand av.
"Advertised as ‘perfect gems for quiet, refined families,’ the ‘handsomely decorated’ houses were located ‘just 15 minutes from [the Brooklyn] Bridge’ and featured ‘hard wood floors, cabinet finish, mantel mirrors, [and] tiled hearths’ on ‘private streets’ with ‘lawns [and] fountains, all kept in order by [the] owner,’”
COURTNEY “FLOW” ELLIS (left): First person to inquire as to where Brooklyn at.