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Here's Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 2 play area with its distinctive blue roof, as seen from the Promenade. Eagle file photo by Mary Frost

Public squash court coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

December 10 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Bridge Park, in partnership with local nonprofit Publish Squash NYC, plans to open a public squash court on the site of one of six handball courts on Pier 2. Park administrators have wanted to bring squash to the park since they visited another public squash court that opened in April in Manhattan, according to […]

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Kushner firm pays Brooklyn Heights tenants $100,000 in back rent overcharges

December 6 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Kushner Cos., the well-known real estate firm owned by the family of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, has paid approximately $100,000 in back rent overcharges after a class-action lawsuit by five Brooklyn Heights tenants. The payouts “appear to be admission that the landlord … skirted rent regulation laws” in raising rents at […]

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Brooklyn Heights questions BBP expansion plans as alternative BQE repair routes explored

December 6 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A suggestion to suspend donations to Brooklyn Bridge Park and throw financial support instead to groups fighting the city’s plan to temporarily replace the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) is stirring up a backlash in the neighborhood. The city’s plan may be terrible, Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) says, but the group is […]