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'Whole New Ballgame': Is historic Dodgers site now prime for hi-rise residential?

The corner of Montague Street and Cadman Plaza West is a sacred spot for sports fans. In upcoming innings, will an apartment building be constructed there?   … Full Article
 

‘Pie Poet’ to debut new collection in Brooklyn

Known locally as Seattle’s “pie lady,” award-winning poet Kate Lebo will be debuting  “A Commonplace Book of Pie” (Oct. 8th, 2013) at Gala Gala Hey! Pie Stand at The Drink in Williamsburg on September 15. … Full Article
 

Here’s a roundup of City Council primary results

The results of primaries for City Council seats around Brooklyn saw the defeat of a longtime incumbent, a big win for a freshman councilman, and victories for the favorites in two other closely-watched races. … Full Article
 

Thompson pledges to root out corruption

Fresh from his upset victory of longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary, former federal prosecutor Ken Thompson vowed to root out corrupt public officials and bring them to justice. … Full Article
 

Still Disgraced: Vito Lopez loses council primary

Disgraced former state Assemblyman Vito Lopez has lost the Democratic Party primary for a City Council seat in Brooklyn's 34th District. … Full Article
 

Marcy Plaza, Fulton Street milestone in Bed-Stuy restoration, is celebrated

A Brooklyn community development group launched by Bobby Kennedy and Jacob Javits keeps bringing positive change to Bed-Stuy, with seemingly small stuff like new street benches serving as springboards for bigger revitalization. … Full Article
 

Lander says campaign finance loophole should be closed

Corporate bigwigs are flooding City Council campaigns with cash, bypassing New York’s strict campaign finance system, according to lawmakers who are calling for the loophole to be closed. … Full Article
 

Presenting: The official Brooklyn Daily Eagle 2013 election primary guide

Who will win the Democratic Primary for mayor? Will there be a runoff? Will Joe Lhota be able to fend off a challenge from John Catsimatidis in the Republican Primary? Will voters forgive Eliot Spitzer enough to vote for him over Scott Stringer to be the Democratic nominee for comptroller? … Full Article
 

Real Estate CEO: Barclays-area landlords too quick to chase out mom-and-pops

While Barclays Center is a positive development for Brooklyn, many building owners in the area are too quick to price their small-business tenants out, hoping for a big payday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s oldest community chorus holds auditions

Do you sing in the shower? Do you miss those karaoke nights? The Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus, the borough’s oldest community chorus, is looking for new singers. 
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