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The BQE’s triple-cantilever, topped by the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Photo by Don Evans

Expert: City’s BQE plan could bring dangerous levels of toxic pollution to Brooklyn Heights

December 17 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Forget the traffic, noise, disruption and dust-filled air. The biggest danger from temporarily replacing the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) will be invisible and insidious, says Laurie Garrett, former senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning author on global public health, says […]

The Promenade, under threat of being demolished in favor of a six-lane highway, was packed with holiday revelers. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Brooklyn Heights tree-lighting tradition continues despite threat to Promenade

December 17 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Just as they do every December, merrymakers packed the Brooklyn Heights Promenade near Montague Street last Wednesday night to celebrate the annual Heights tree-lighting ceremony — but this year, a cloud hung over the festivities. The cloud was the fact that the city’s Department of Transportation has announced a proposal to replace the Promenade with a […]

Rendering courtesy of ODA-RAL Development Services / Oliver’s Realty Group

Renting to begin soon at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s ‘The Landing’

December 17 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Builders are now putting the finishing touches on 15 Bridge Park Drive, also known as The Landing, the shorter of two residential buildings at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park., and the rental process is expected to begin soon. While 100 of the 140 units at The Landing are affordable units that will be filled […]