Tonia Grady: Neighborhood Beat Bed-Stuy

She produced a documentary, They published a book,. The common thread – an honest discussion about fatherlessness. This mother-daughter team, both had questions and didn’t know how to get answers. A search for personal understanding has placed them on a journey that now extends far beyond just themselves. Meet Tonia Skylar Grady.
For more information on Tonia Grady contact: http://www.fatherlesslikeme.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat: Bed-Stuy, episode 60. Original air date: 1/24/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Maimonide of Brooklyn: Neighborhood Beat BoCoCa & Gowanus

Inspired by the Jewish philosopher and his passion for avant-garde natural cuisine, owner Cyril Aouizerate created Maimonide of Brooklyn on Atlantic Avenue – a vegan spot serving up unique deliciousness with every order. Also known as MOB, this place proves that one can find pleasure in the simplicity of vegetables, fruits, spices, and a little ingenuity. For more information on Maimonide of Brooklyn contact: http://www.mob-usa.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat BoCoCa Ep. 48 Original airdate: 9/13/12 http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Wellness for Life Pt 3: Healthbeat Brooklyn

In our final installment we follow up with Velma to see if he’s been able to reach her goals with the help from the Wellness for Life program at Brooklyn Hospital Center . For more information about the Wellness for Life program at Brooklyn Hospital Center, visit http://www.tbh.org/wellness-life.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 65. Original airdate 08/07/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Afrofuturism at MoCADA: Caught In The Act

For six months, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art in Fort Greene worked with students at seven Brooklyn schools. The “Imagining Tomorrow” exhibit lets us see how these young people express their vision of the future for people of African descent. For more information about Afrofuturism at MoCADA, visit http://mocada.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn, episode 50. Original air date: 7/2/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Loosecubes: Sector B

Say you’re going stir crazy at home trying to get your start-up started, or maybe you’re traveling and need a place to plant your laptop for a couple of days. This DUMBO-based firm finds companies willing to share an extra cubicle or table and gives people an inexpensive place to work. Is this the office of the future? For more information about Loosecubes, visithttp://loosecubes.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn, episode 60. Original air date: 6/19/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Juice Hugger: Sector B

A man, a woman, and a powerful belief in the benefits of blended fruit juices — especially in an area without a lot of healthy food options. A Crown Heights business faces the challenge of moving from online sales to a retail space — one where there isn’t much foot traffic, either. For more information about Juice Hugger, visit http://www.juicehugger.com .

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn, episode 59. Original air date: 5/15/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Putnam Rolling Ladder Co.: Sector B

Remember those cool ladders librarians once used to retrieve books from on high?  (Remember books?) They’re still making them, in Bushwick, and inside this factory, we get the benefit of 107 years of experience and know-how – and yes, watch a rolling ladder get rolling. For more information about the Putnam Rolling Ladder Co, visit www.putnamrollingladder.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn,” episode 58

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