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See ‘Selfie Central’ and other DUMBO winter tourist magnets

January 23 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Tourists are smarter than you think. They know what’s worth bundling up and braving the cold for in the wintertime. Look how many of them head for DUMBO — to the intersection of Washington and Water streets first and foremost. The cobblestoned site is “Selfie Central” when spring breezes blow through the neighborhood —and Arctic […]

First look at new renderings for 85 Jay St.

January 18 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Here’s what the development on DUMBO’s old Watchtower parking lot will look like. Publicists for CIM Group and LIVWRK sent reporters new renderings of 85 Jay St., the Morris Adjmi-designed condo and rental-apartment development at 85 Jay St. The drawings show two towers, each 21 stories tall, connected by a low-rise base. The property covers […]

Brooklyn Bridge visitors get an epic view of the Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian congestion eases after the holidays

January 9 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

You can walk across the Brooklyn Bridge again without fear of getting caught in a crush of humanity. Now that Christmas and New Year’s vacationers have left our city, the walkway on the famous East River span is no longer dangerously crowded. We strolled over the beloved bridge on sunny Sunday, Jan. 6. The temperature was […]