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Amy Poehler. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Actress Amy Poehler opens Park Slope wine store

December 10 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Comedian-actress Amy Poehler, a former “Saturday Night Live” regular who is best known for her role on NBC’s sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” is one of the owners of a new Park Slope wine store called Zula Wines and Spirits. Zula opened several weeks ago at 487 Fifth Ave. between 11th and 12th streets, according to […]

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Shelsky’s opens bagel shop in Park Slope

December 4 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Bagels are a big part of the food served at Shelsky’s of Brooklyn in Cobble Hill, and now owner Peter Shelsky and business partner Lewis Spada are giving the ubiquitous New York staple the spotlight at the new Shelsky’s Brooklyn Bagels in Park Slope. Shelsky says he has seen a decline in bagels in the […]

New York hospitals came under fire in 2017 for billing rape survivors for their forensic rape exams. On Thursday, prosecutors announced that the hospitals would refund the survivors who were illegally billed. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

Seven hospitals to repay 200 rape survivors for illegal bills

November 30 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

More than a half dozen hospitals throughout the city are expected to refund rape survivors who were billed for their rape kits, prosecutors announced on Thursday. At least 200 sexual assault survivors were illegally sent bills from seven hospitals requesting payments from $46 to $3,000. The settlement is a part of the attorney general’s ongoing […]