With funding from NYC Dept. of Small Business Services and the Nathan Cummings Foundation, Bridge Street held four Feast Bed-Stuy walking tours highlighting the diverse food and beverage offerings available in the neighborhood. More than 300 community members took part in the tours.
Bridge Street staff, board members, and partners celebrate the opening of 570 Willoughy Avenue, a four-story, eight-unit building that underwent a complete gut renovation before being rented to low– and middle-income residents.
Bridge Street worked with local businesses to organize the Tompkins Avenue Merchant Association (TAMA) Summefest. Hundreds of local residents came out to see Jarobi White of A Tribe Called Quest (left) and Dinco D from Leaders of the New School perform.
Volunteers from LISC, Deutsche Bank, and Rebuilding Together NYC spent 2 days at Bridge Street’s Quincy Senior Residences. They painted and installed new wood flooring in the library, power-washed and painted the courtyard stones, installed new window planters, and landscaped the garden area .
Imelba Rodriguez, Senior Program Director at Bridge Street, Skypes live on the air with hosts of BK Live about tax liens and how they affect local homeowners.