American cities are using Brooklyn as a modern downtown model

More and more cities across America are beginning a trajectory that includes microbreweries, coffee shops fronted by bearded baristas and homogenous interior decorating snatched from the pages of a West Elm catalogue. In other words, according to Bloomberg columnist Justin Fox, they are becoming  … Full Article

Peace officers accused of stealing hair-removal products from homeless shelter

Three employees of a Brooklyn homeless shelter have been accused of stealing nine boxes of hair remover and seven boxes of hair-removal shower gel. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 25: Brooklyn to get its first medical marijuana dispensary

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 73°, Night 70°, Showers  … Full Article

33-year Brooklyn resident and grandmother deported, family given no notice

Last week, ICE deported Brooklyn resident of 33-years Gloria Hernandez Suarez — a mother and grandmother who arrived in the U.S. from Mexico in 1985 — without giving any notice to her family. … Full Article

Brooklyn is getting its first medical marijuana dispensary

By the end of the year, Brooklynites can expect access to legal weed. … Full Article

Squibb Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park busted indefinitely

The formerly bouncy Squibb Bridge connecting Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park will be closed indefinitely, according to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The bridge was barricaded shut in July after an inspection revealed a piece of wood was in “poor condition.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 24: BQE rehab plan would replace promenade with 6-lane highway

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 70°, Night 61°, Partly Sunny  … Full Article

BQE rehab plan would replace Brooklyn Heights Promenade with 6-lane highway

The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is backing a plan that would temporarily replace the famous Brooklyn Heights Promenade with a six-lane highway during the reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) between Atlantic Avenue and Sands Street. … Full Article

What Our Readers Are Saying: September 21

Brooklyn Daily Eagle editors welcome opinions, both pro and con, on all subjects affecting our daily lives, as well as responses to the articles and opinion pieces published in this paper. … Full Article


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