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Two Brooklyn restaurants close their doors; one to reopen

Another two bite the dust. A pair of neighborhood-favorite restaurants in Brooklyn has recently gone out of business. The closings include Brooklyn Star, a Southern comfort food spot in Williamsburg and Downtown Brooklyn ramen shop Ganso Ramen. … Full Article

Eagle interview with Park Slope residents and American Ballet Theatre dancers Isadora Loyola and Roman Zhurbin

American Ballet Theatre has an enduring Brooklyn connection: Oliver Smith, one of the company’s founding directors and its longtime scenic designer lived in the borough almost his entire adult life. … Full Article

9-seat Kyoto-style sushi spot opens in South Williamsburg

Yuji Haraguchi, Williamsburg sushi restaurant owner, has recently opened his third restaurant Okozushi, a tiny spot that only seats nine at full capacity. … Full Article

$1 Billion development site at Greenpoint Landing to start construction in 2019

Two new rental development sites are expected to start construction on schedule in 2019. Greenpoint Landing, a rapidly emerging area on the Brooklyn waterfront, is a 22-acre site located along the East River in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Permanent pool finally coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

It was all smiles Friday morning as Brooklyn Bridge Park announced plans to build a permanent pool at Squibb Park, which sits just above Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

EPA to National Grid: It's time to pay for the Gowanus Canal cleanup

It's only a drop in the bucket, but a historic milestone nonetheless. The Environmental Protection Agency and National Grid agreed on a $100 million settlement that will go towards cleaning up the notoriously toxic Gowanus Canal. … Full Article

New spaces, new jobs bring centennial hope to Brooklyn Army Terminal

City officials and new Brooklyn Army Terminal tenants on Thursday cut the ribbon on 500,000 square feet of space to host over 1,000 new jobs in celebration of the waterfront location’s 100th birthday. … Full Article

Sunset Parkers fear truck mishap from Marine Terminal

Community Board 7, which covers Sunset Park, is reportedly asking that officials who are planning the soon-to-be reactivated shipping hub at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal conduct a study to determine how the facility would impact truck traffic in the already truck-congested neighborhood. … Full Article

Park Slope's Ninth Street remodeled to protect cyclists and pedestrians

Fulfilling his promise to do something about the dangerous stretch of road near Prospect Park, Mayor de Blasio has plans for a new design of Ninth Street between Prospect Avenue and Third Avenue. … Full Article


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