Ditmas Park Teacher Cleared of Sex Abuse

Editor's note: This story first appeared at in collaboration with Brooklyn News Service. By LISA FLAUGH A former teacher at a Ditmas Park elementary school was found not guilty on…

Builder Plans African Art Museum for Bed-Stuy

Vira Jones owns a construction and design firm. The three rooms of the future Bedford-Stuyvesant Museum of African Art were filled with ancient and modern figures, statuettes, and headdresses, all…

L train shutdown to hit Canarsie hard

Richard Anderson reports on how the planned shutdown of the L train for lengthy repair work will hit residents of Canarsie, where the line starts. Coverage has often focused on Brooklyn…

High school SING! competition grows

By SOPHIE DWECK On the outside, Brooklyn’s James Madison High School looked empty and quiet—after all it was a Saturday night. Who would be going to a school at that…