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

Low-rise office building to rise near Williamsburg waterfront

Renderings have been filed for a new office building in Williamsburg near East River State Park. The project at 71 North Seventh St. will turn a one-story warehouse into three stories of Class A office space with additional office space in a new basement level. … Full Article

Hank’s Saloon lives on at Austin-inspired food park Downtown

When Hank’s Saloon, a long-beloved dive bar and music venue in Boerum Hill, announced its closing last year, the owner took to Facebook to put out a call to “Keep Hank’s Alive.” Now, those who have been regulars at Hank’s for the past 13 years will be pleased to know that Hank’s is indeed b … Full Article

A Bushwick-based venture capital fund with $50 million to spend talks about blockchain

While the value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has been notoriously volatile, the growth of mainstream interest in developing applications for the underlying blockchain technology has been much steadier. … Full Article

Greenpoint’s newest coffee shop has three wheels

Coffee is everywhere in Brooklyn — cafes, restaurants, delis — but one couple has found a new way to successfully sell a cup of joe. … Full Article


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