Archive

Articles

Tour of Recovering Local Businesses

After natural disasters there is a flurry of media coverage and assistance that flood into an affected area. But what happens when the headlines fade as time passes?
Peter Day takes a walk down Van Brunt Street of Red Hook Brooklyn to find out how businesses in this one area are trying to rebuild themselves after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.

Advertisements
image640x480

Photo Credit: Atlantic Avenue BID

It’s no secret that the BQE forms a barrier between the neighborhoods that it divides. There is now new interest in revitalizing an underpass that allows pedestrian traffic through –  “in the hopes of increasing foot traffic between the businesses along Atlantic Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge Park.”

Atlantic Avenue BID, which has initiated the project and raised its funding, issued the RFP.

via Brownstoner & DNAinfo