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Parks Dept. calling for a café at Cadman Plaza parkhouse

A small parkhouse in Cadman Plaza Park, at the corner of Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza West, could soon be the site of a café, according to the city. … Full Article
 

Democratic Debate Preview: The Eagle’s inside look at the Brooklyn Navy Yard showdown

There’s a palpable energy in the air in the streets of Downtown Brooklyn. Walking down the sidewalks, one notices an abnormal number of police officers. Every few minutes, fleets of unmarked black cars and news vans zip past. … Full Article
 

Jehovah’s Witnesses reach $700M handshake deal for Brooklyn Heights plot

There's big news about the Watchtower's Brooklyn Heights headquarters and massive development site at 85 Jay St. in DUMBO. … Full Article
 

Advocates seek half-fare Metrocards for low-income riders

On the heels of a shocking new report showing that one in four low-income New Yorkers cannot afford to use public transportation, two groups, the Community Service Society of New York and the Riders Alliance, announced the start of a “Fair Fares” campaign to obtain half-fare MetroCards for  … Full Article
 

Landmark status for St. Augustine's Church, and a whole swath of Park Slope

Sing Choirs Of Angels! St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church is now officially recognized as a historic city site. It happened in a circuitous way. … Full Article
 

Jackie Robinson’s signed contracts to be on temporary display at the New-York Historical Society

Jackie Robinson's contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers that broke Major League Baseball's color barrier is on public view in New York and soon in other places, as well. … Full Article
 

Green-Wood Cemetery's chapel is landmarked

Goin' To The Chapel And We're Gonna Get — Landmarked? We're rewriting a line from the beloved old tune by the Dixie Cups to report the latest news about historic Green-Wood Cemetery, which was founded in 1838. … Full Article
 

DUMBO author’s new book explores one man’s search for meaning

“The Yoga of Max’s Discontent,” a new book by DUMBO-based author Karan Bajaj (Riverhead, on sale May 3), is a layered novel that takes readers across the world in search of truth and enlightenment. Bajaj, a No. … Full Article
 

The 18th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K will be held in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy), St. Francis College and Brooklyn Bridge Park have announced the 18th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K. … Full Article
 

Industry City expects to establish 20,000 jobs by 2025

Industry City is growing by leaps and bounds, according to its directors, who said they expect the commercial complex in Sunset Park to generate 20,000 jobs by the year 2025. … Full Article
 

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