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Demand for Williamsburg rentals decreases due to L-Train shutdown

December 5 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The availability of Williamsburg rental apartments on the market is up, and the demand for them is down – almost certainly because of the looming shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel scheduled for April. Curbed, citing a study from StreetEasy, said that the demand for Williamsburg rentals is down 1 percent since last […]

Police are seeking help to identify a man who urinated on and knocked over two religious statues. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Two religious statues smashed by pissed off man

December 3 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police are looking for a man who was caught on video urinating on a pair of religious angel statues before knocking them over, causing the faces to break. Early Sunday morning in front of Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church, a man unbuckled his trousers while gazing up at one of the angel statues. […]

Still image of the suspect accused of hitting a 9-year-old believed to be a Hasidic Jewish boy on Nov. 25 in Williamsburg. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Suspect wanted for punching a 9-year-old boy in Williamsburg

November 29 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A little boy’s walk home from his school was interrupted on Sunday when he was suddenly walloped in the face by a stranger, police said. The 9-year-old boy was near the corner of Throop Avenue and Walton Street in Williamsburg around 6 p.m. when a man approached and punched him in the face several times, […]