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Join team #RestorationRuns in the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
We are pleased to annouce that Restoration will be participating in the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon!

Restoration Brings Employment Opportunities to Bed-Stuy and Brownsville

Friday, March 11, 2016
Restoration has long been a source of vocational opportunities in the Brooklyn community. In keeping with that position, we have recently teamed up with other community organizations and resources to present several Job Fairs this March across Bed-Stuy and Brownsville. DNAinfo recently covered these series of events in an article.

The Brooklyn Paper Covers the Senior Citizen Food Crisis

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Restorations panel discussion on the food crisis among senior citizens in New York City was featured in the Brooklyn Paper's coverage of the growing problem in Brooklyn.

Citi Bike Comes to Restoration with Job Opportunities

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Check out DNAinfo's article on Restorations Partnership with Citi Bike, now coming to Restoration to screen applicants for potential job opportunities. 

Panel Discussion Huge Success: EmblemHealth Coverage of the Event

Friday, February 26, 2016
Raising Food Insecurity Awareness for NYC Seniors, a panel discussion held at Restoration Plaza, was met with huge success. If you were unable to attend, or if you would like to learn more about this issue, check out the EmblemHealth blog entry about this event (linked below).“'Despite popular belief, we’ve found elder people to be really open to discussing healthy food options and trying new things,' mentioned Maggie Meehan, Associate Director, City Harvest."

The Brooklyn Reader features Restoration's Food Insecurity Panel

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Brooklyn Reader featured Restoration's panel discussion on food security among NYC Seniors. 

Brooklyn Panel To Discuss Food Insecurity Among City's Seniors

Monday, February 22, 2016
Check out Restoration's feature in DNAinfo on our upcoming panel discussion on food security among NYC Seniors. 

Restoration Featured in Brooklyn Paper Story on Elderly Poverty

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
In line with Restoration's strong committment to calling attention to crisis of elderly poverty, the Brooklyn Paper highlights our upcoming panel discussion, "New York City Seniors and the Rising Food Insecurity Crisis", a collaboration with The Aging in New York Fund (ANYF). 

Black History Month 2016 in Brooklyn!

Friday, January 29, 2016
Check out this exciting event in February to celebrate Black History Month in Brooklyn!

Citi Bike Member Profile: Sherman

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Sherman Jones, a long time Bed Stuy resident, discusses how Citi Bike works for him! Are you or someone you know a Bed Stuy-based Citi Bike member? We'd love to chat with you too! Contact us at for more information. Check out the full interview here. 

Meet Our Runners: NYC Marathon

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Take a look below to see the diverse and dynamic runners we here at Restoration have had the pleasure of working with during our annual 10K Run and Walk, who are now achieving even more health goals by participating in the NYC Marathon:

Restorations Annual Restore Brooklyn Benefit 2015 Featured in New York Times

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Restoration's Annual Benefit celebration gained attention last week in the New York Times. Click here to read more!

Daily News Features Restoration's 2015 Benefit Celebration

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The Daily News featured an article about Restoration's 2015 Annual Benefit on their website. 

Restoration's Annual Benefit Gains Attention in People Online

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation is in the spotlight in this new article by People online."Entertainment legend and civil rights hero Harry Belafonte was due to be honored in person Thursday night at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit Gala in New York City, but sadly became ill shortly before attending the event."

Focus Group Volunteers Needed!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Focus Group Volunteers Needed! Do you live in Bed Stuy? What are your thoughts on Citi Bike's recent expansion in the community? Join Restoration and the Department of Health for a one-time only 60-90 minute group discussion about the Citi Bike program. Participants will receive a $25 gift card in appreciation for their time!Space is limited!When: November 2015Where: Bedford Stuyvesant RestorationHow: Contact Sharifah Suleiman to learn more and sign up! | (718...

The Brooklyn Eagle- Brooklynites run, walk and bike in Bed Stuy 10K

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Some 500 walkers, runners and cyclists attended Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Annual 10K Run, Walk and Ride last Sunday. Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., News 12 Anchor Crystal Walker, Restoration Executive Vice President Tracey Capers and Randall Atkinson, Branch Manager of the soon to be opened TD Bank on Marcy and Fulton Avenues all presided over the awards ceremony which recognized top male and female runners across 14 age categories.

Governor Cuomo Visits Restoration Plaza

Friday, October 2, 2015
Governor Andrew Cuomo paid a visit to Restoration Plaza on Thursday, October 1 at the invitation of City Council member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. and State Assemblywoman Annette Robinson, who both maintain offices at the Plaza. Later Mr. Cuomo attended a ceremony for the official re-opening of the Super Foodtown supermarket following its recent renovation. Restoration president Colvin W.