The Honorable Jonathan Lippman writes an op-ed, "Rethinking Rikers Island"

A thought-provoking op-ed on the current state and future of Rikers Island. 

Local Farmers’ Markets Kick Off 2016 Season

Read the press release on the farmers market expansion this summer!

Restorations Bike Share Program Made the Cover of AM New York!

Our bike share program is making strides in Bed-Stuy

Press Release: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Launches New Effort with Community Groups to Measure and Improve Neighborhood Financial Health

Read about the Department of Consumer Affairs new initiative: the Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health

Better Bike Share Blog Post about Bikesharing in Bed-Stuy

"Restoration Corporation has now launched a new effort to help Brooklyn employers sign up for Citi Bike’s corporate subsidy program. 


July 13 to November 9, 2016 
Every Wednesday 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us again this year for another summer of farm fresh foods at our farmers market. The farmers market allows residents to purchase fresh, local produce at Marcy Plaza. 

Every Wednesday in July beginning July 13th | 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Come watch the talented students of the Noel Pointer Foundation Summer Strings Program perform for the attendees of the Marcy Plaza Farmers Market every Wednesday in July!

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 | 12:00PM

Join Interfaith Medical Center for a free lunchtime bike ride!

Every Wednesday and Saturday!

Add a little exercise and a lot of fun to your day! Join Restoration and its community partners to take a spin around the neighborhood.

Every Monday & Wednesday

This class will improve your cardiovascular health, strengthen your muscles and increase your flexibility through stretching, aerobic exercise and weight lifting. Instructor Nakisha Ross will also provide nutritional support to help participants make better eating choices. 

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Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, the nation's first community development corporation, partners with residents and business to improve the quality of life of Central Brooklyn by fostering economic self sufficiency, enhancing family stability and growth, promoting the arts and culture and transforming the neighborhood into a safe, vibrant place to live, work and visit.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, Restoration is a dynamic institution that creates significant, sustainable and demonstrable impact in improving the well being of local residents and business.