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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 […]

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 […]