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Come see Vinegar Hill, DUMBO's quaint, quirky cousin

Commandants. Cobblestones. A Con Ed substation. What a combo. No other Brooklyn neighborhood is quite like Vinegar Hill. … Full Article

Sunset Park’s marine terminal and hundreds of maritime jobs returning to Brooklyn

Sunset Park’s waterfront would be transformed into the one of the city’s biggest ports — creating hundreds of jobs and removing thousands of trucks from local roadways — under a city plan announced Tuesday. … Full Article

Some Atlantic Avenue landlords oppose expansion of Boerum Hill Historic District

Leave us out of it! Some landlords on Atlantic Avenue are mounting a last-minute campaign to keep the blocks between Hoyt and Nevins streets out of the proposed expansion of the Boerum Hill Historic District, claiming the landmark status will affect the value of their buildings. … Full Article

Historic Weeksville willow tree threatened by developers

A historic willow tree in Weeksville, one of the nation’s first free African-American settlements, will reportedly be cut down this week by developers. … Full Article

Three 88th Precinct cops nab one wine drinker in Fort Greene Park

The cops had them surrounded. I was enjoying a gorgeous day in Fort Greene Park on Saturday afternoon when I encountered a shocking crime scene — four people were quietly sitting on a blanket, sipping an unidentified beverage out of red Solo cups. … Full Article

Fake bomb closes off Windsor Terrace farmers market

A fake bomb caused a scare at a farmers market in Windsor Terrace on Sunday morning. … Full Article

Immigrants rally against President Trump in Sunset Park — and Cynthia Nixon slams Gov. Cuomo

Scores of immigrants and their supporters — including gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon — rallied in Sunset Park on Saturday to protest Trump administration immigration policies mere days after hundreds were swept up in raids. … Full Article


Copping a Plea: Eagle interview with “Lobby Hero’s” Bel Powley

Cop stories are everywhere — in the movies and on TV. So frequently, in fact, that we take these fictional portrayals for granted. But when you see an actor on stage playing an NYPD cop, you notice details you don’t have the time to notice in film or TV. … Full Article

De Blasio dashes transit advocates' hopes on L-Train Shutdown

Mayor Bill de Blasio dashed the hopes of transit advocates by suggesting on Thursday that he opposes creating 24/7 bus-only lanes on 14th Street in Manhattan during next year's L-train shutdown — a proposal that many believe is essential to lessening the impact of the transit crisis. … Full Article

Velazquez proposes ‘Superfund Tax’ to combat Trump EPA budget cuts

A Brooklyn congresswoman whose district includes three federal Superfund sites is calling for a new tax on all chemical and large oil companies to fund the cleanup of some toxic locations. … Full Article


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