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Members of the Widdi family and elected officials cut the ribbon for the grand opening of a long-awaited new Foodtown supermarket in Bushwick.

New Bushwick Foodtown supermarket fulfills dream for longtime Brooklyn owners

January 26 | Mary Frost

BUSHWICK — Beaming store owners and elected officials recently cut the ribbon for the grand opening of a long-awaited new Foodtown grocery store at 54 Noll St. in Bushwick, in a ceremony attended by neighbors who eagerly poured into the attractive new retail space. Owned and operated by Shady Widdi, the 15,000-sq-ft state-of-the-art supermarket is […]

The Mary Whalen, a 1930s-era former oil tanker that is now being restored and that hosts cultural and educational programs.Photo: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle

B’klyn offshore tanker, synagogue and brewery nominated for historic status

December 29 | Raanan Geberer

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation’s recommendations to add 36 properties to the State and National Register of Historic Places — three of them within Brooklyn. “These nominations reflect generations of community building, planning, and activities that give us a glimpse into our collective past as New […]

New Bushwick historic district created at Linden Street

May 9 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

BUSHWICK – The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated on Tuesday a new historic district in Bushwick at Linden Street. The Linden Street Historic District’s remarkable collection of distinctive row houses, designed by Brooklyn architects, represents a highly successful integration of late-19th-century architectural styles and stands out as a cohesive and significant historic […]