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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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After 6 years of service, Pok Pok Ny is closing up shop

August 14 | By Sara Bosworth Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Pok Pok Ny, the Thai restaurant in the Columbia Street Waterfront District, will close next month after six years of operation. Andy Ricker, the chef and owner, took the upcoming end of the restaurant’s lease as an opportunity to close up shop. In a statement, he wrote: “Our revenue is down year-over-year to the point […]

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