Part of Jefferson Avenue has been renamed Bertram L. Baker Way in honor of the late assemblyman, who became Brooklyn's first African-American elected official in 1948.
Archive: July 2011
via Bed-Stuy Patch
via New York Daily News
The Third Root Community Health Center offers yoga classes geared toward the LGBT community.
via The New York Times
Jack Agüeros, the playwright and poet, has lost the ability to read and write because of Alzheimer's disease.