That's when Wayne Winborne, a Bed-Stuy
"It all started back in Bed-Stuy
. There were a bunch of us guys just chillin' and everybody had beats going on.
The business is run by Father Jim O'Shea, a trained social worker and Catholic priest who came to Bed-Stuy
in the late 1990s, and Efrain Hernandez, a former neighborhood drug dealer who went straight under O'Shea's guidance.
"Everyone is doing it to hike the price of their rent,'' said Jeremy Israel, the broker who listed the Bed-Stuy
apartment, adding that some instances of exposed brick make more sense than others.
I was living in Bed-Stuy
and this kid tried to mug me.
Laurie Cumbo touts her experience overseeing the growth of MoCADA, which started in Bed-Stuy
in 1999 but has been a fixture on Hanson Place in Fort Greene since 2006.
You are the daughter, my daughter, in Bed-Stuy
If I have some good ideas, I can make a difference while living up there now, just as well as when I was hanging out in SoHo in the '60s, or if I were in Bed-Stuy
today, I suppose.
"This is New York, we have the best and the biggest of everything," the New York Daily News quoted auto mechanic Terah Spring, 31, from Bed-Stuy
, Brooklyn, as saying.
Armstrong also admitted to paying Dunn $50,000 in exchange for being named the general contractor for the Hancock Street project in Bed-Stuy
This includes sites in Borough Park and Sunset Park, and earlier this year in Greenpoint, Brooklyn Navy Yard, DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights, Red Hook, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Flatbush, Bushwick, Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy
, Canarsie, Brownsville, Cypress Hills and East New York.
In movies such as "Do the Right Thing," Bed-Stuy
native Spike Lee fondly recreates its street life, replete with old men lounging on curbsides, children playing in the streets, mothers watching from windows, and local characters exchanging gossip.