Here’s your chance to weigh in on the future of Governors Island

Look west, Brooklyn: Just a short kayak paddle from Brooklyn Bridge Park, a new global hub for the arts, technology and education is set to rise. … Full Article

New food hall in Williamsburg attracts well-known eateries

A new food hall in Williamsburg – the North Third Street Market, located at 103 North Third St. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street – is filling up with some well-known eateries. … Full Article

NYPD goes all out to make J’Ouvert safe

The NYPD is adding enhanced security measures for this year’s J’Ouvert celebration early Monday in Crown Heights, preceding the main West Indian Carnival and Parade on Eastern Parkway that night. … Full Article

Legal weed? Cuomo wants your opinion

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sending members of his administration on a marijuana “listening tour” to learn if New Yorkers think pot should be legalized and regulated. One of the sessions will take place in Brooklyn on Sept. 25. … Full Article

L-Train to run on September weekends

Good news for those waiting uneasily to face the impending L-Train shutdown: there will be no weekend shutdowns throughout September. … Full Article

Officials celebrate agreement to bring friendship archway to Sunset Park

The wait is finally coming to an end. On Tuesday, August 29, at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Borough President Eric Adams held a ceremony that cemented a formal agreement that will bring the long awaited Friendship Archway in Sunset Park, making it the first of its kind in New York City. … Full Article

Developers want to build with higher density along Gowanus Canal

In June, the Department of City Planning released guidelines for rezoning the Gowanus Canal area. While these proposed rules mentioned green spaces and affordable housing, they didn’t mention the density levels that the city would allow along the canal.  … Full Article

Eagle Q&A: Undefeated Greenpoint-raised boxing sensation Adam "Babyface" Kownacki

Brooklyn has raised some of the most successful boxers in the world — from the former undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to the current WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Soon, another name may join those ranks. … Full Article

Pig Island pork festival returns to Red Hook

The Pig Island pork festival is coming back to Red Hook for its 9th year running next weekend. … Full Article

Ferry passenger plunges into East River near DUMBO

A ferry passenger plunged into the East River during a trip from DUMBO to Hunters Point, Queens, shortly before 5:30 p.m. Monday. … Full Article


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