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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 […]

Still image of an assault suspect during the altercation on Nov. 25. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Hangry customer assaults Bushwick deli worker with bread and bell

December 6 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police are looking for a deli customer who went ham on the man making his breakfast sandwich and threw a bell at him. Around 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 25, a man walked into the Hi Mango Natural Market on Flushing Avenue and got into a dispute with a 28-year-old employee, police said. The argument escalated […]

A Roberta's pie. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Roberta’s opens new branch in California

November 14 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Roberta’s New York Pizza, a well-known restaurant at 261 Moore St. in Bushwick, has now opened a branch in Culver City, a small California city that is mainly within the boundaries of Los Angeles. Roberta’s first opened in 2008, a time when Bushwick was “the boonies,” according to Robb Report, a luxury lifestyle website. At […]