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Here’s an answer to the BQE problem: Eliminate it

December 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The question of what to do with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and DUMBO while the cantilevered structure beneath the Brooklyn Heights Promenade gets repaired has occupied many pages in the Brooklyn Eagle.   Now, a writer for Intelligencer, a website owned by New York Magazine, says we should either “bury” the venerable highway […]

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Cuomo wants last-minute review of L-Train shutdown plans

December 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said he plans to order a last-minute review of the closure of the L train’s East River tunnel linking Brooklyn and Manhattan – which is slated to begin in April and last 15 months. Cuomo made his announcement on the public radio station WNYC. “I can’t tell you the number […]

The Brooklyn Bar Association honored 10 during its annual dinner on Monday including (from left) Alphonso David, Hon. Margarita Lopez Torres and Hon. Frank Seddio. Eagle photos by Andy Katz

Honorees talk about giving back to the community at annual Brooklyn Bar Association dinner

December 11 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Brooklyn legal community’s version of the Oscars took place on Monday as the Brooklyn Bar Association packed nearly 1,000 people into the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge for its annual Foundation Awards dinner. There were a total of 10 people honored at the black-tie event, including Alphonso David, counsel to the governor; […]