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A speakeasy cocktail bar is coming to DeKalb Market Hall

December 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A new cocktail bar and events space is coming to DeKalb Market Hall at 445 Albee Square West in Downtown Brooklyn. The venue, comprising 7,500 square feet, will be called DeKalb Stage, according to Eater. It will come to the food hall early next year and will specialize in hosting arts and culinary events. The […]

Michael Cahill worked at Brooklyn Law School from 2003 until 2015, serving as vice dean from 2013 to 2015. He will return there July 2019 as the school’s next president and Joseph Crea Dean. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Law School

Michael Cahill returns to Brooklyn Law School as the next president and dean

December 18 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A familiar face among the faculty will be returning to Brooklyn Law School. The school announced on Tuesday that Michael T. Cahill will take over as its next president and Joseph Crea Dean starting in July. Cahill has served as the co-dean and professor at Rutgers Law School since July 2016 but said that he […]

In this Dec. 3, 2018 photo, Australian tourists Wayne Burg and his daughter Lydia stand in front of Brooklyn’s federal court, in New York, where they were attending trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Burg is a criminal lawyer in his home country and said he did not want to miss the chance to witness one day in the trial of “El Chapo.” (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens)

El Chapo trial becomes New York’s latest tourist attraction

December 18 | By Claudia Torrens Associated Press

  There was a time, after a spectacular prison escape, when Joaquin Guzman was the most wanted man in the world. The thrill of being able to see the man known as El Chapo up close — and live to tell the tale — has been drawing curious New Yorkers, fans of TV crime shows […]