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This Shore Parkway block will eventually have a 30-story apartment built. Image © 2018 Google Maps photo

New 30-story apartment tower coming to Bensonhurst

November 13 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Permits have been filed for a new 30-story residential building at 1625 Shore Parkway in Bensonhurst between the Belt Parkway and Cropsey Avenue. The building’s site is about three blocks from Bensonhurst Park and three avenues away from the D train’s Bay Parkway station, according to New York YIMBY. The building will also be near […]

Owner of S.A.S. Italian Records Silvana Conte looks through thousands of CD’s worth of Italian music. Eagle photos by Paul Frangipane

Bensonhurst’s last Italian record store tells the story of a community

November 9 | By Paul Frangipane Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Ilario Bianchi opens the door of S.A.S. Italian Records and heads straight to the back of the store to snag a copy of his favorite weekly Italian magazine: Cronaca Vera. At the counter, Louise Baslie is naming all her family members who need cornicelli, Italian amulets that protect against the evil eye. Italian opera from […]

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Blue Wave washes ashore in Southwest Brooklyn

November 7 | By Helen Klein, John Alexander, Jaime DeJesus, Amanda Glodowski, Paula Katinas and Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A blue wave certainly appears to have washed over southwest Brooklyn, bringing with it victory for Democrats in heavily contested races. In what can easily be viewed as the end of an era, Andrew Gounardes appears to have defeated long-time state Sen. Marty Golden, who was first elected in 2002, after serving in the City […]