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Commuters wait as an L train arrives at the Broadway Junction subway station in Brooklyn. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File

Transit advocates: Traffic nightmare could result from L-train repairs and lack of mitigation plans

February 15 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

While some North Brooklyn residents are still celebrating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s cancellation of the proposed 15-month shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel last month, transit advocates say the new plan could lead to severe overcrowding, both on trains and nearby roads. When the MTA announced that weeknight L service will start being curtailed […]

Around the city, people have installed "ghost bikes" in memory of those who have lost their lives in bike accidents. This one is at Church Avenue and Nostrand Avenue in Flatbush. Eagle file photo by Todd Maisel

Brooklyn’s most dangerous intersections are in Williamsburg, Flatbush and Downtown

February 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Over the past five years, eight single-lane intersections in Brooklyn have produced 26 pedestrian injuries and 29 bicycle injuries, according to a study released on Friday by, a real estate website that gives potential buyers detailed information about their neighborhoods. While local streets may have less traffic than multi-lane ones and fewer overall crashes, […]

Bulls, Udon and Yerba Mate: Williamsburg restaurants offer unique features

February 8 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Three new restaurants in North Brooklyn hope to make a name for themselves by offering features that generally aren’t available elsewhere. Viva Toro: The first is Viva Toro. At its current location at 188 Berry St. in Williamsburg, it features a mechanical bull, and it plans to open a new venue at 987 Grand St. […]