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Protesters at Brooklyn Supreme Court Wednesday morning demanded that courts return homes confiscated from Brooklyn residents through the Third Party Transfer program. Many of the now-valuable homes had paid-off mortgages but were confiscated due to a late water bill or tax payment. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Protesters: Homes in gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhoods ‘stolen’ by city’s TPT program

February 13 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

“We want our deeds back!” Homes in gentrifying black and brown communities in Brooklyn are being “stolen” from their rightful owners through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s (HPD) Third Party Transfer (TPT) program, said the chanting protesters at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday morning. “We want the courts to reverse their decisions and […]

Bed-Stuy Trinidadian restaurant receives James Beard award

February 4 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A&A Bake & Doubles Roti, a Trinidadian restaurant that has been a mainstay in Bedford-Stuyvesant since 2002, is now in the same company as the 2nd Avenue Deli, Peter Luger Steak House, Barney Greengrass and Sahadi Fine Foods. Like the other institutions named above, A&A has received the America’s Classic award from the James Beard […]

5-alarm fire destroys Chinese food wholesaler in Bed-Stuy

February 1 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of a massive five-alarm fire that ripped through a large Chinese food warehouse distributor on Vernon Avenue in Bed-Stuy early Thursday morning, fire officials said. No injuries were reported in the fire, which destroyed the huge warehouse and vehicles inside. The flames broke out shortly after 3:42 a.m. in […]