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Around the city, people have installed "ghost bikes" in memory of those who have lost their lives in bike accidents. This one is at Church Avenue and Nostrand Avenue in Flatbush. Eagle file photo by Todd Maisel

Brooklyn’s most dangerous intersections are in Williamsburg, Flatbush and Downtown

February 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Over the past five years, eight single-lane intersections in Brooklyn have produced 26 pedestrian injuries and 29 bicycle injuries, according to a study released on Friday by Localize.city, a real estate website that gives potential buyers detailed information about their neighborhoods. While local streets may have less traffic than multi-lane ones and fewer overall crashes, […]

No health insurance? Mayor signs order for agencies to help residents

January 22 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

New York City isn’t quite ready to extend universal health coverage to all residents through the landmark NYC Care program announced earlier this month, but it can get a head start with help from every city agency, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. De Blasio signed an executive order formally enlisting all city agencies in […]

Sears. Eagle file photo

Landmark Sears in Flatbush still thriving, shoppers say

January 11 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Sears hasn’t lost a step. The massive American retailer still has its original signage at its massive home at 2307 Beverley Road — a city landmark in the heart of Flatbush — and, according to NY1, it’s still thriving in Brooklyn, despite struggling nationwide. The chain declared bankruptcy in October and is still scrambling to […]