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Members of the Riders Alliance began their hike on Fourth Avenue and 86th Street and walked nine blocks north to 77th Street to protest a proposed subway fare hike. Photo courtesy of Riders Alliance

Riders Alliance takes a hike to protest subway fare increase

December 10 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

They took a hike to protest the hike. Members of the transit advocacy group Riders Alliance came to Bay Ridge on Sunday and took a hike from the 86th Street R train station to 77th Street station to protest a proposal by the MTA to increase subway and bus fares in 2019. “As a Medicaid […]

Police look at the deadly accident that killed an off duty firefighter in Bay Ridge. Eagle photo by Mark Mellone

Off-duty firefighter and rapper dies in road rage attack

December 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A car accident on the Belt Parkway early Sunday morning turned into a suspected road rage incident that left an off-duty firefighter dead on the roadway in Bay Ridge, police said. Faizal Coto was found dead next to his 2008 Ford Mustang on the right shoulder of the Bay 8th Street and Shore Parkway exit. […]

Politicians took to the steps of City Hall Wednesday to back small businesses hit by signage violations. Photo by JingHuai Li

Pols back small businesses slammed by sign busts

December 7 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

No fines for our signs. That was the message at an “emergency rally” held Wednesday on the steps of City Hall in defense of small businesses that have been blindsided by the Department of Buildings (DOB) for sign and awning violations that they claim haven’t been enforced at this volume in years. According to city […]