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Winterfest at the Brooklyn Museum showcases small wooden chalets that house 50 pop-up retailers, 25 of them crafters from Brooklyn. Eagle photos by Liliana Bernal

Vendors complain about organizers of ‘Winterfest’ at Brooklyn Museum

December 14 | Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s not only customers who are feeling cheated by the Winterfest holiday attraction behind the Brooklyn Museum. Some vendors, who paid thousands to sell their wares at the temporary marketplace, also say they are feeling scammed by Winterfest’s organizers. Winterfest opened on Nov. 23 and is scheduled through Dec. 31. The press release announcing its […]

The storefront at 791 Washington Ave., now the new home of acclaimed bistro Oxalis. Image via Google Maps

Former pop-up bistro Oxalis finds permanent home in Prospect Heights

December 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Oxalis, formerly a pop-up bistro that appeared more than 30 times around the city, now has a permanent home at 791 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights. Oxalis is “a neo-bistro with fine dining credentials. … [They] strip down fine dining, keep the fine-tuned food, and make it feel a bit more democratic,” Grub Street said.  […]

Music and songs of hope filled the air to honor those killed in the Squirrel Hill Synagogue in October. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

30 Days Later: After the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, a Brooklyn temple preaches unity

November 30 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Rabbis, priests, imams and pastors came together on Wednesday in Prospect Heights for the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre. Just a month after the Pittsburgh tragedy, attendees declared unity among faiths and against hate at the Union Temple on Eastern Parkway. The gathering was made even more poignant by the attendance of Tova […]