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Brooklyn officials on Friday pushed the city DOT for answers to numerous questions about the upcoming $4 billion BQE reconstruction. The reconstruction has had residents of Brooklyn Heights in an uproar since DOT said it favored a plan that would temporarily replace the landmarked Promenade with a six-lane BQE bypass for roughly eight years. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Brooklyn officials push DOT for concrete answers to BQE questions

August 26 | Mary Frost

Elected officials in Brooklyn are pressing the city Department of Transportation to give them more information about the upcoming $4 billion reconstruction of the BQE. In a letter fired off to Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on Friday, officials including U.S. Rep Nydia Velazquez, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Comptroller Scott Stringer and more listed a number of […]

OPINION: For F’s sake, add a Bergen stop

August 15 | Raanan Geberer

After years and years of advocacy, planning and controversy, the MTA has finally agreed to institute a very part-time express on the F train starting next month. And, as the Brooklyn Eagle has reported, no sooner was this announced than it sparked a conflict between representatives of southern and northern Brooklyn. While there is a […]

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 […]

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