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The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 26-mile protected route for walkers and bikers, will finally be completed by 2021. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Long-awaited Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway gets 2021 finish date

August 7 | Mary Frost

After 15 years of piecemeal construction, the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 26-mile protected route for walkers and bikers, will finally be completed by 2021 as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new bike plan. The path will run around the entirety of Brooklyn’s waterfront when complete, connecting four major parks and more than a dozen […]

Crowds of people file through a police checkpoint for Fourth of July 2016. AP Photo/Kathy Willens

July 4th: What you need to know about how to get around

July 1 | Mary Frost

Here they come: Hundreds of thousands of visitors, thousands of police officers, emergency vehicles, explosive-sniffing dogs and security checkpoints will take over Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Fulton Ferry during the 2019 Macy’s July 4 Fireworks Celebration. Since all of the fireworks barges will be located south of the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time this […]

Eagle file photo by Mary Frost

Woman threatening to jump rescued from BQE overpass

November 26 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A woman who threatened to jump off an overpass on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Sunday morning was rescued by police who found her with her feet dangling over the busy expressway. The woman climbed over the railing at Congress Street in the Columbia Street Waterfront District around 10:30 a.m., according to the Daily News. Officers from […]

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