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Kat Walker observes students as they play in the Greenpoint Montessori backyard. Photo courtesy of Greenpoint Montessori

Montessori Schools: What are they and why Brooklyn parents should consider them

December 17 | By Alex Wieckowski Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Greenpoint is receiving a new school — just not the one residents thought they were getting. While plans for a public school slated to be built near a toxic Superfund site have stalled, one resident is opening up a different type of institution in the neighborhood. Greenpoint Montessori, located at 288 McGuinness Blvd., is set […]

The 5,000-square-foot space features eight ax-throwing lanes.

Greenpoint axe-throwing bar gets liquor license denied

December 13 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A liquor license application for the Greenpoint bar Bury The Hatchet was given the axe at a Community Board 1 meeting earlier this week. The axe-throwing bar is seeking a wine and beer license, but the board voted it down 22 to 12, mainly because of concerns about the safety of patrons, according to Greenpoint […]

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 […]