Gothamist: The Greenest Block in Brooklyn

(Shayle Love / Gothamist)

“Macon Street between Howard and Ralph Avenues in Bed-Stuy was declared Brooklyn’s Greenest Street today by Greenbridge, the community environmental horticulture program of Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

At this morning’s festive award ceremony, Felicia Kinsey, the Macon Street block president, called out to an audience of families and long-time Bedford-Stuyvesant residents, “What have I been saying all year?” The crowd responded in unison: “Our block rocks!” They will receive a $300 award and a plaque naming them the greenest block.”

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