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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 […]

Mobile saunas continue to pop up at Brooklyn bars

February 7 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The well-known Roberta’s Pizza at 261 Moore St. in Bushwick will soon be the latest Brooklyn business to host HotBox Mobile Sauna, a wood-fired sauna on wheels, in its backyard. The sauna, which will launch on Sunday, is a 144-square-foot box that fits eight to 10 people at a time, and the temperature inside reaches […]

Weather precautions cause transformer explosions across city

January 31 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Manholes across the borough containing Con Edison power lines and transformers exploded on Wednesday, after rain from the previous night washed salt from the roads into underground vaults containing vital power conduits.   Department of Sanitation workers spread salt over the streets on Tuesday night to prevent icing on the roads, but the salt, when […]