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Brooklyn’s Bastille Day celebration this Sunday will bring French food, music and an internationally famous pétanque tournament (shown above) to Smith Street in Boerum Hill this Sunday, July 15. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Smith Street preps for America’s biggest French festival

July 11 | Mary Frost

Vive la Révolution! More than 20,000 Francophiles are expected to invade Smith Street in Boerum Hill this Sunday, July 15, to celebrate Bastille Day. The 16th annual Smith Street Provence Festival and Pétanque Tournament brings French food, music and culture to the fête, which runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event marks the […]

The BQE Panel appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio is nearing the end of its study, and a wide range of options are being considered. Above, the northbound lane of the BQE can be seen below the Brooklyn Heights Promenade walkway. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

In BQE rehab, DOT considers ‘more modest repairs’ to spare promenade, panel says

July 9 | Mary Frost

The expert panel appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in April to study options for the $4 billion reconstruction of 1.5 miles of the BQE says it is “headed towards the end” of its work and won’t be reviewing any more concepts. The options the panel is examining range from visionary transformations of the triple […]

The new design for Henry Street III -The Sitting Park at the corner of Henry and Pacific streets on the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) campus, is based on curves. Plan courtesy of MPFP Landscape Architecture

A park with a twist (or a few) is coming to Cobble Hill

July 8 | Mary Frost

It has been said in the field of architecture that there are no straight lines in nature. A park in Cobble Hill will be taking this concept to the max, and local residents are thrilled their suggestions for a design based on curves is coming to fruition. Except for some movable benches and tables, Henry […]

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