A 20-minute ride from 14th Street on Duke Ellington's famous A train lands you deep in the heart of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant, a/k/a Bed-Stuy. Renowned for its tree-lined blocks of beautiful brownstones and other fine architectural properties, the community's affordable housing has brought yuppies from all over the city flocking to the 'hood. Adding to the primarily African and Caribbean American population, that influx brings new flavor to the cultural mecca of Brooklyn. The strong base of block associations and churches invites both single and family life to flourish within the serenity of the neighborhood. Late-night jaunts reveal neighbors sitting on each other's stoops playing cards or dominos, or just talking. Kids take over the streets, playing back-in-the-day games like skelly,... More >>>