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Safe and dry: Oonee bike parking pods are coming to Brooklyn and Queens in the spring. Photo courtesy of Oonee

Safe, ‘smart,’ bike parking pods coming to Downtown Brooklyn, Queens

January 25 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s estimated that over half of all urban cyclists have had a bike stolen — many from on-street bike racks. Bike theft is so common in New York City most people don’t even bother reporting it to police. Now, a Brooklyn man has come up with safe, “smart” bike parking pods, and they’re launching this […]

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Developer admits Pacific Park project will take until 2035

August 21 | By Norman Oder The Bridge

The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged–in a non-publicized document–that the full 22-acre project, with 11 more towers planned beyond the four already open, likely won’t be finished until 2035. That’s ten years later than the previous estimate of 2025, which remains the deadline for the 2,250 required units of affordable […]

Hundreds of protesters hold "die-in" at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Photo by Mary Frost

‘Die-in,’ arrests at Barclays Center as Prince William and Kate attend Nets game

December 9 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Inside Barclays Center on Monday night, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, rapper Jay Z and Beyonce enjoyed a game of basketball between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Outside the arena, hundreds of protesters chanted “I can’t breathe” and “Shut it down!” as they disrupted traffic and collapsed onto the cold plaza for […]

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