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On a sunny summer morning at the Engeldrum Bluff at Fort Hamilton Army Base, Col. Joseph D. Davidson, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton commander, relinquished command to Col. … Full Article

Critics: Pull the plug on proposed Wallabout Channel power barge

An energy company is pushing to install and operate a floating 79.9-megawatt power generator on a barge in Wallabout Channel at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, but local residents and officials are scrambling to short-circuit the project until some big questions are answered. … Full Article

Loud explosions rock quiet Bay Ridge street

The Brooklyn Eagle was first on the scene when a series of electrical explosions rocked the corner of Oliver Street and Marine Avenue in Bay Ridge on Saturday night.  After 9 p. … Full Article

High-tech sensors coming to Brooklyn Borough Hall

Officials say sensors that monitor energy usage, overcrowding, and whether a handicap-accessible entrance is blocked are being installed at the historic  Brooklyn Borough Hall. … Full Article

East River gondola plan gains attention ahead of L train shutdown

With the L train shutdown looming on the horizon, one man has a plan that could provide relief to hundreds of thousands of commuters who use the L train daily. … Full Article

Officials to decide on full or partial L train closure in 2-3 months

The universally dreaded L train shutdown will commence in January of 2019, transit officials explained to a crowd of community members at a public meeting at the Marcy Avenue Armory in Brooklyn on Thursday.   … Full Article

Brooklyn weighs agonizing options for L-train repairs

iders who use a subway line that goes through the lone tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods to the city's commercial heart are facing a "Would you rather" question that they would rather not be asked. … Full Article

Brooklyn stakeholder groups announce community vision for the Brooklyn Strand

A coalition of more than 40 local Brooklyn community groups on Friday announced a new vision for the Brooklyn Strand, the nearly 50 acres of public space and city-owned land that connects Downtown Brooklyn to the Brooklyn Bridge and the surrounding neighborhoods. … Full Article

Gristedes manager says plastic bag fee hurts customers

The City Council’s vote to impose a 5-cent fee on plastic and paper shopping bags in stores isn’t sitting well with one supermarket manager, who charged that lawmakers are unfairly “nickel and diming New Yorkers.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park leadership derided for ‘broken promises’ at Brooklyn Heights town hall

A standing-room-only crowd filled St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church on Montague Street for a town hall held Wednesday night to update Brooklyn Heights residents about raging development controversies in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags

Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates that 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash — roughly 19,000 per minute. … Full Article

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