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CITYLAB Article and Streetfilms video on Bike Share Potential, featuring Restoration

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
"Tracey Capers, the executive vice-president of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, discusses bike-share’s potential to transform mobility in the neighborhood: If residents took

Restoration Board Member Depelsha McGruder Featured in Essence.com Article!

Monday, August 1, 2016
Essence.com recently published an article on their website, titled "Concerned Mom Creates 'Mothers Of Black Boys United' Group: 'Our Sons Will Not Be A Hashtag'", featuring one of Restoration's board members, Depelsha McGruder. Excerpt:

Restoration Bike Ride featured in Streetfilms video short!

Monday, August 1, 2016
Follow the link below to watch the short video, made by Streetfilms, following one of our Weekly Bike Rides with Black Girls Do Bike! Video: https://vimeo.com/176894860For more information on our upcoming bike rides, please visit: http://www.restorationplaza.org/calendar/weeklybikerides

The Honorable Jonathan Lippman writes an op-ed, "Rethinking Rikers Island"

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Please take a moment to read this op-ed, "Rethinking Rikers Island", written by The Honorable Jonathan Lippman. Excerpt below:

Local Farmers’ Markets Kick Off 2016 Season

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Local Farmers’ Markets Kick Off 2016 Season

Restorations Bike Share Program Made the Cover of AM New York!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
On July 12th, 2016, AM New York published a cover story featuring Restoration's bike share program that's making strides in the community:

Better Bike Share Blog Post about Bikesharing in Bed-Stuy

Friday, July 8, 2016
"Restoration Corporation has now launched a new effort to help Brooklyn employers sign up for Citi Bike’s corporate subsidy program. The Citi Bike program allows companies to either fully or partially subsidize an annual bike share membership for their employees. Restoration Corporation is augmenting that with community rides, bike safety classes and other outreach efforts aimed at getting employees comfortable and excited about riding."

Supermarket Talk With Noah Katz And Ed Hunt Podcast Features Food Town at Restoration!

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Check out this episode of Supermarket Talk With Noah Katz And Ed Hunt, featuring Food Town at Restoration! Find out what's on sale this week at Food Town. Click the link to listen to the episode!https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/supermarket-talk-noah-katz/id1105560572?mt=2&i=371902088

DNAinfo Covers Restoration's Farmers Market Opening and Expansion

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Restoration's farmers market will be opening soon. This year, we are partnering with several locations around Brooklyn to bring fresh produce into every home. Read DNAinfo's latest article detailing the expansion:Read more here!

Citi Bike Blog: Family Biking Event Recap

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Check out what Citi Bike had to say about our wonderful event that took place on Father's Day:"From free helmets from DOT and delicious BBQ food provided by FoodTown, to tons of activities for the whole family going on throughout the day, we couldn’t imagine a better way to spend a gorgeous day in the neighborhood!"

TD Bank Sponsors Restoration Summer Programming

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
TD Bank came to Restoration to present a check for Sponsorship of summer programming, which includes robust arts and culture, health and fitness. Check out the image! Thank you TD Bank!

Last Wednesday's Job Screening and Interview Skills Building Event was a Success!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Last Wednesday's Job Screening and Interview Skills Building event was a total success!

Opportunities for your Business: BLDG 77 Info Session

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Are you interested in expanding your business? Join us on June 25th, 2016 for an information session to learn about opportunities to expand your business to additional locations within Building 77 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  If you or someone you know has a Food and Beverage, or Manufacturing business that would be interested in learning more about cafe and kiosk spaces available in the Navy Yard, this event is for you!

Huggies and Shoboy from Shoboy in the Morning Coming to Foodtown at Restoration!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Join Huggies and the new Amp 92.3’s  Shoboy from Shoboy in the Morning at Foodtown on Saturday, June 25th! You will have the chance to meet the new radio host, as well as enter to win prizes! Check out the flyer on the right!

Restoration Hosted Family Biking Event on Fathers Day

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Bed Stuy Bikes This Father’s Day, June 19thBedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Hosts Family Biking Event

Watch here: Urban Institute Video on Economic Mobility

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Check out this blog post by Urban Insitute on economic mobility for residents of Bed-Stuy and people all over the country. 

Congratulation Restoration! Winners of a City & State Institute Award

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
We are proud to announce that Restoration received an award from City & State Institute this past Monday, May 23rd, 2016. From the City and State Website:

Restoration to host Panel Discussion on 'The African-American Inheritance Crisis'

Friday, May 20, 2016
In early June, Restoration will be hosting a panel discussion on 'The African-American Inheritance Crisis'. An article from DNAinfo features more information on the upcoming event."Conversations about money, inheritance and assets are often uncomfortable, even among relatives, but it’s a necessary dialogue needed to ensure family legacy, she said."

Restoration Receives Grant for Bike Share Program: Press Release

Friday, May 20, 2016
Restoration is receiving a grant for the Bike Share Program! Read more info on the partnership below:

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