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Man shot in hallway of NYCHA building

January 17 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A man was shot and killed on Thursday afternoon in the hallway of a NYCHA building in Clinton Hill. William Ortiz, 30, was found in the 13th floor hallway of Lafayette Gardens at 433 Lafayette St. with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest, according to police. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he […]

The Pratt Institute's Main Building. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Art and architecture organization opens bar and restaurant in Clinton Hill

October 31 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Manhattan-based arts and architecture educational and informational organization, e-flux, has opened a bar-restaurant in Clinton Hill near Pratt Institute, according to Archpaper. It’s called Bar Laika. Laika is a common name for dogs in Russia and the name of the first dog in space. Bar Laika’s menu, which is heavy on seafood, was developed […]

Rendering by Morris Adjmi Architects via the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Hot Bird to close in December

September 17 | By Sara Bosworth Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The bad news: Hot Bird, the popular bar on the border of Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Prospect Heights will be closing this December, displaced by a forthcoming 29-story skyscraper from developer Hope Street Capital. The good news: They are going out with a bang. On Dec. 8, which is slated to be the bar’s […]