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Gage & Tollner to reopen in original Downtown Brooklyn location

January 14 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Gage & Tollner, one of the most venerable and aristocratic restaurants in Downtown Brooklyn, is now coming back after a 15-year hiatus. According to the New York Post, St. John Frizell of Fort Defiance in Red Hook, Ben Schneider of Good Fork and his chef and wife Sohui Kim have signed a lease at 374 […]

Judge Kevin McClanahan speaks at Housing Court Bar Association meeting

January 11 | By Rob Abruzzese Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Judge Kevin McClanahan was this month’s guest speaker at the Kings County Housing Court Bar Association’s monthly meeting in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. Judge McClanahan is a past honoree of the bar association. He spoke for about 30 minutes on Thursday and gave updates on two legal issues facing the Second Department — predicate notice […]

Saeed Ahmad pled guilty on Wednesday to causing the death of Harleen Grewal on Oct. 13, 2017, when he left her in a burning car on the BQE. Pool photo by Curtis Means.

Marine Park man sentenced to 12 years for leaving passenger to die in fiery wreck

January 9 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A heartbroken Queens mother and a Brooklyn judge heeded caution to future offenders who leave any crime scene without reporting, warning that they too could be punished. Saeed Ahmad, who was caught on an infamous cellphone video hailing a cab as his friend died in an inferno, was sentenced to up to 12 years in […]