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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 […]

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, […]