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Welcome to the new waterfront promenade that runs alongside the Greenpoint Landing mega-development. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Industrial Zoning Plan will encourage taller buildings in North Brooklyn

November 19 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The city’s Department of City Planning is scheduled to release a plan to encourage taller commercial buildings in its North Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone, which stretches from Greenpoint to Bushwick along Newtown Creek. The city’s draft report would allow slightly taller, denser buildings and dramatically reduce parking requirements for new and expanded buildings, according to […]

The American Deli Market is closing after 20 years in Greenpoint. Eagle photos by Alex Wieckowski

Is Greenpoint the next Williamsburg?

November 13 | By Alex Wieckowski Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Some call it growth. Others call it gentrification. Either way, Greenpoint is changing. With that evolution comes the loss of many neighborhood gems. Earlier this month, Greenpoint lost the American Deli Market. The bodega, located at 97 Franklin St., was a staple of the area, operating for 20 years. The owners, Dennis and Yvette Camacho, […]

Julia Salazar delivers a speech. Photo courtesy of Salazar’s office

Newly elected State Senator Julia Salazar discusses rent regulation, healthcare, more

November 8 | By Alex Wieckowski Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

As the neighborhoods of North Brooklyn continue to change, so do their politicians. In September’s Democratic primary election, Julia Salazar, a first-time candidate, defeated the eight-term incumbent Senator Martin Malavé Dilan to become the Democratic nominee for the 18th district in 2018. Salazar then advanced to November’s general election, which she won after running unopposed. […]