Press and Publication

Restoration and Fidelis Care Connect Community Member to Life-changing Outcome, Video by WPIX-TV News

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Restoration, in partnership with Fidelis Care, helped one man save his life. Another example of how we are working to create opportunities and outcomes for our community. Click the link below to read the article and watch the WPIX-11 video to learn more about this man's story. 

CITYLAB Article and Streetfilms video on Bike Share Potential, featuring Restoration

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
"Tracey Capers, the executive vice-president of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, discusses bike-share’s potential to transform mobility in the neighborhood: If residents took

Harvard Article on Bike Share features Restoration!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Please take some time to read this article by Harvard Alumnus David Luberoff on bike sharing. Excerpt below:

Restoration Board Member Depelsha McGruder Featured in Essence.com Article!

Monday, August 1, 2016
Essence.com recently published an article on their website, titled "Concerned Mom Creates 'Mothers Of Black Boys United' Group: 'Our Sons Will Not Be A Hashtag'", featuring one of Restoration's board members, Depelsha McGruder. Excerpt:

Restoration Bike Ride featured in Streetfilms video short!

Monday, August 1, 2016
Follow the link below to watch the short video, made by Streetfilms, following one of our Weekly Bike Rides with Black Girls Do Bike! Video: https://vimeo.com/176894860For more information on our upcoming bike rides, please visit: http://www.restorationplaza.org/calendar/weeklybikerides

Local Farmers’ Markets Kick Off 2016 Season

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Local Farmers’ Markets Kick Off 2016 Season

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
On July 12th, 2016, AM New York published a cover story featuring Restoration's bike share program that's making strides in the community:

Citi Bike Blog: Family Biking Event Recap

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Check out what Citi Bike had to say about our wonderful event that took place on Father's Day:"From free helmets from DOT and delicious BBQ food provided by FoodTown, to tons of activities for the whole family going on throughout the day, we couldn’t imagine a better way to spend a gorgeous day in the neighborhood!"

Restoration Hosted Family Biking Event on Fathers Day

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Bed Stuy Bikes This Father’s Day, June 19thBedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Hosts Family Biking Event

Restoration Receives Grant for Bike Share Program: Press Release

Friday, May 20, 2016
Restoration is receiving a grant for the Bike Share Program! Read more info on the partnership below:

Carib News Features Restoration!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Check out the article below, featured in The New York Carib News, speaking about our free weekly bike rides! 

Bed-Stuy Resident Featured on Citi Bike Blog

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bed-Stuy resident Kweli was recently featured on the Citi Bike blog. She is a member of the Brooklyn Bike Brigade and a frequent Citi Bike User. Click here to read more!  

Restoration's Bike Rides featured in the Brooklyn Reader

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Brooklyn Reader featured Restoration's free weekly bike rides in partnership with Citi Bike and other community partners. 

Citi Bike features Restoration on their Blog

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Check out what Citi Bike had to say about Restoration on their blog, highlighting the amazing initiatives we have going on in Brooklyn!

Weekly Bike Rides - Press Release!

Friday, April 29, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2016Contact: Tracey Capers, 718-636-6906tcapers@restorationplaza.orgDani Simons, 347-916-0215danisimons@motivateco.comBedford Stuyvesant Restoration Encourages Brooklyn Residents to Take a Spin  Twice weekly rides from May through October help introduce new audiences to the benefits of biking

Restoration Featured on Citi Bike Blog

Friday, April 29, 2016
As you may already know, Restoration is offering free twice weekly bike rides starting next Wednesday in Bed-Stuy! Follow the link below to read more on the Citi Bike blog about the Restoration and Citi Bike initiative. https://tmblr.co/Z483Gn25kVi6WFor a schedule of our upcoming bike rides, click here. 

Restoration Brings Employment Opportunities to Bed-Stuy and Brownsville

Friday, March 11, 2016
Restoration has long been a source of vocational opportunities in the Brooklyn community. In keeping with that position, we have recently teamed up with other community organizations and resources to present several Job Fairs this March across Bed-Stuy and Brownsville. DNAinfo recently covered these series of events in an article.

Panel Discussion Huge Success: EmblemHealth Coverage of the Event

Friday, February 26, 2016
Raising Food Insecurity Awareness for NYC Seniors, a panel discussion held at Restoration Plaza, was met with huge success. If you were unable to attend, or if you would like to learn more about this issue, check out the EmblemHealth blog entry about this event (linked below).“'Despite popular belief, we’ve found elder people to be really open to discussing healthy food options and trying new things,' mentioned Maggie Meehan, Associate Director, City Harvest."

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