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Mug shot of Romaric Guiebre Photo courtesy of the Kings County District Attorney's Office

Cleaning man heads to prison for sexually assaulting client

December 14 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn judge sentenced a cleaning service worker to 40 years to life in prison on Thursday for breaking into a client’s home and sexually assaulting her. Romaric Guiebre was convicted after a November jury trial for returning to a female client’s Bushwick apartment seven days after cleaning it to break in, terrorizing and sexually […]

25 Bogart St. Image via Google Maps

Benelux, new Bushwick Belgian restaurant, is no-frills but filling

December 12 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Benelux, a bistro focusing on Belgian food that opened last week in Bushwick, is simple but satisfying, focusing on bistro classics, according to Gothamist. “There’s nothing terribly flashy about the Benelux menu, but almost everything I ate here over two dinners last weekend satisfied in exactly the way I wanted it to,” Gothamist writer Scott […]

Two children were found dead on Saturday in a fire at 165 Schaefer St. Photo via Google Maps

Two children dead in Bushwick fire

December 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire in Bushwick that left two small girls dead and put an older man in the hospital. On Saturday, Dec. 8, police officers and firefighters responded to 165 Schaefer St. in Bushwick, where a second-floor apartment was ablaze. Inside the engulfed apartment were 7-year-old Payton Gomez and […]