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Brooklyn councilmember takes aim at Uber

A politician is accusing the world's biggest app-driven car service of ripping off New Yorkers by sometimes charging up to seven times more than its average fares. … Full Article

Maloney says terror risk insurance law extended for six years

U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-North Brooklyn-Manhattan) is hailing the senate’s passage of a bill to help business buy insurance against terrorism. … Full Article

Borough Park sidewalks getting a clean sweep

With help from $100,000 in state funding provided by state Sen. Simcha Felder, the sidewalks in Borough Park are looking a lot cleaner these days. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s Norwegian specialty shop to close

One of the last links to Bay Ridge’s Norwegian-American past will soon be no more. Nordic Delicacies, a Third Avenue shop specializing in homemade Scandinavian dishes and imported goods, is closing its doors on Jan. 31, owner Arlene Bakke Rutuelo has confirmed. … Full Article

Car smashes into Cobble Hill restaurant

“Sorry, we are closed tonight. A car just crashed into our restaurant,” a tweet from Cobble Hill’s Henry Public bar stated Monday evening. Matt Dawson, one of the restaurant owners, told the Brooklyn Eagle that the crash occurred at 3:19 p.m. … Full Article

Sunset Park neighbors help restaurant owners after fire

A family-owned Sunset Park restaurant sustained devastating damage in a two-alarm fire that ripped through the building where the eatery is located, but a group of neighbors is trying to help the owners in the aftermath of the blaze. … Full Article

Chipotle apologizes for Brooklyn worker’s police protest

Two Chipotle chief executives have apologized to New York City police officers who were greeted by a restaurant employee making the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture popular with protesters. The incident occurred at the chain’s Brooklyn Heights location. … Full Article
UTRECHT IS DEFINITELY BROOKLYN MADE

VIDEO: Utrecht Paints is definitely Brooklyn Made

Aaron Morrill has paint flowing through his veins. His grandfather took over Dick Blick paints 73 years ago and Blick took over Utrecht one-and-a-half years ago. … Full Article

In e-books fight, NY appeals court seeks a bully

A federal appeals panel is trying to decide whether Apple Inc. or Amazon.com Inc. was the bigger bully when price wars over electronic books heated up a few years ago. … Full Article

Eric Adams launches first Holiday Market Village in Downtown Brooklyn

Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams formally launched the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park, located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

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