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Tenants alleging harassment have hard time finding landlord’s office

January 15 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Rent-stabilized residents of a Greenpoint apartment house whose landlord is reportedly using construction to force them out, are now fighting back, but they’ve had trouble finding the building management’s office. Tenants at 97 and 99 Clay St. say they have been enduring leaking ceilings, construction debris and the threat of rats in their buildings, according […]

A Williamsburg-based sex toy company is firing back at the MTA after the agency pulled its ad campaign, but not others of its kind. Eagle file photo by Jaime DeJesus.

Brooklyn sex toy company fires back at MTA for ad ban

January 11 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Owners of a Brooklyn sex toy company have a bone to pick with the MTA after its carefully constructed advertising campaign was banned by the agency before its launch. According to Patch, the Williamsburg-based Dame Products was granted consent for subway ads depicting one of its toys in early October, the sex toy purveyors’ CEO […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the L-train shutdown would be canceled. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

OPINION: Cuomo’s L-train surprise: What was his motivation?

January 9 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

As most of our readers know by now, as the much-feared L-train shutdown grew nearer and nearer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 3 announced that a full 15-month shutdown of the L’s East River tunnel doesn’t have to happen. Instead, he said, the MTA can do its work during overnight and weekend hours. Some news […]