Brooklyn Deep Third Rail

Third Rail Local: Uncertin Fate of Bed-Stuy Community Gardens

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Brooklyn Deep reporter Cole Rosengren, join us to discuss his reporting on the fate of Central Brooklyn's community gardens under the city's current plan for "affordable" housing. 

Head to Brooklyn Deep to read his report in its entirety. 

Third Rail Eps 24: Summer Remix

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This is the remix! To mark the end of Brooklyn Summer, Third Rail is shaking up things with an extra segment this month. Familiar voices join us to share summers that changed us politically. Then we switch gears and discuss how we manage love in the movement. And finally we collectively put together our Top 5 signs we're living in "new Brooklyn." 

Guests:

Mark Winston Griffith, Brooklyn Movement Center

Rae Gomes, Central Brooklyn Food Coop

Segments:

1. Summers that move you

Some seasons are meant to be forgotten and others, simply put, are life-changing. We share summers that changed us politically.

2. Love in the Movement

When you're a politically conscious and activist Brooklynite, the lines between the personal and the professional can blur and make for lots of sticky dating situations. How do you manage time, political views, break-ups and even meeting people while trying to change the world?

3. Top 5 signs we're living in “new Brooklyn”

Between the changing demographics, rising housing costs, and everyday cultural shifts, there are many signs that Central Brooklyn is rapidly gentrifying all around us. As Central Brooklynites, we share our top five.

4. "Tell em why you mad" Roundup