Author: Angely Mercado


Bodegas in NYC Cling On

The inside of Luis Espinoza’s Ridgewood based bodega is a blend of different products, many of which highlight the many cultures found nearby.   There are plastic containers on the counter with Caribbean coconut candies, Reds Apple Ales in the fridge, European chocolates, and Doritos. People are usually coming in […]

Brooklyn, development

Rezoning Puts East New York on the Housing Radar

Five months after the passage of the de Blasio administration’s first neighborhood rezoning, investment in East New York’s housing market has increased. Both residents and realtors have taken an interest in selling homes in the neighborhood now that the area is “on the map” after extensive debate over it’s rezoning […]