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Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., was added to the Board of Trustees at Brooklyn Law School. He is a former Alumni of the Year at the school and was given the inaugural Jack B. Weinstein Mediation Settlement Award in 2016. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Law School

Judge Ramon Reyes added to Brooklyn Law School’s Board of Trustees

December 14 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Law School announced last week that it has appointed Judge Ramon E. Reyes Jr., a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York, to its board of trustees. Judge Reyes graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1992 and has been active within its community ever since as an alumni and faculty member. […]

A rendering of the controversial 80 Flatbush Ave. in Downtown Brooklyn. Rendering courtesy of Alloy Development

Real Estate Site: Downtown Brooklyn is No. 1 NYC neighborhood to watch

December 13 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The list, according to Curbed, shows a turn away from trendy North Brooklyn in the wake of the looming L-train shutdown, slated to begin in April. The other Brooklyn neighborhoods named on the list are East Flatbush, Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant. “[Downtown Brooklyn] attracts residents from Williamsburg and beyond with luxurious new buildings, easy access […]

Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

City secures $25 million federal grant to repair Brooklyn Bridge’s famed towers

December 12 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The federal government has agreed to pay New York City $25 million toward a $337 million project to repair the Brooklyn Bridge’s approaches and towers. This is the first time such work will take place on the world-famous bridge’s Gothic arches, according to amNewYork. “At 135 years old, our world-renowned and beloved bridge needs a […]