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Tips for building owners with storefront damage

Both the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and Community Board 2 have sent the Eagle the following tips for business or building owners who have experienced damage as a result of the storm — as compiled by the NYC Department of Small Business Services: … Full Article

HUD offers foreclosure protection for displaced Brooklyn storm victims

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reports it will provide support to Brooklyn (and other NYC) homeowners and low-income renters forced out of their homes due to Hurricane Sandy.
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Inch by inch, plan to clean up Gowanus proceeds

Gowanus
A review of studies that have been done so far on the polluted Gowanus Canal was produced this month by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Technical Assistance Services for Communities Unit. … Full Article

School leases 30,000-sq.ft. space in Gravesend

Gravesend
The YDE School, a religious private school that has been serving more than 400 children for the past two years, has signed a long-term lease to move its facilities to a building at 2533 Coney Island Ave. in Gravesend, according to Winick Realty Group. … Full Article

Whole Foods to finally begin construction on its Bklyn store in Gowanus

Gowanus
Site preparation is finally underway and construction will begin this fall on the Whole Foods Market at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Gowanus, according to Michael Sinatra, public affairs manager for Whole Foods’ Northeast Region. … Full Article

New Bossert Hotel owners to reduce no. of rooms, will prohibit music on rooftop terrace

Brooklyn Heights
Owners of the Bossert Hotel in Brooklyn Heights have agreed to reduce the proposed number of rooms from 302 to 280 and to restrict the operating hours and music levels of the rooftop terrace bar.
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Worrisome revelations about Carroll Gardens homeless shelter proposal

Carroll Gardens
The building slated to house a 170-bed homeless shelter in Carroll Gardens was built and may be owned by a convicted felon whose crimes involved abusing the poor for profit, writes Andrew Rice of  … Full Article

Potbelly opens at 345 Adams

Downtown
The new Potbelly Sandwich Shop celebrated its grand opening last week at 345 Adams St. in Downtown Brooklyn. Brooklyn resident Melonee Gilchrist, who has been with Potbelly since December 2011 and in the food industry for 15 years, is the general manager. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy building sells for $900K

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services reports the sale of a 6,800-square-foot mixed-use building in Bedford-Stuyvesant. … Full Article

HPD plans 100,000-sq.ft. building in BAM Cultural District

Fort Greene
Members of Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee have asked the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to make sure there is affordable housing at a proposed new development in the BAM Cultural District. 
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