Welcome to the Kensington Area Resident/Merchant Alliance (KARMABrooklyn) blog. We hope that the news and information we post here will be useful to residents and merchants in Kensington and Windsor Terrace. To contact us, please write to karmabrooklyn [at] gmail.com.
The situation at the former Key Food site has continued to be on the minds of
many residents of Windsor Terrace. After a series of rallies and community
meetings, over 5,000 signatures on the petition, both print and online media
coverage, and the consistent threat of a community boycott, we wanted to offer
an update of sorts. While we have nothing definitive to report yet, but are
encouraged by the fact that Walgreens came to another meeting with elected
officials and a few community leaders last month at Borough Hall. Walgreens is
hearing what we want and need as a community, they continue to be in contact
with us, and have agreed to participate in a meeting with the community to give
us all an update on the plan for the space.
We are pushing for this meeting to take place in the next month and will
continue in our commitment to do what we can to make this happen. Thanks for
your patience and your continued dedication to this