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The bartender at The Brazen Head bar pours a drink on March 16, 2020, the last night of their service for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo previously ordered all bars and restaurants would have to close by 8 p.m. on the 16th. They could continue with takeout and delivery. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

‘Here’s to 2020’: Brooklynites share one last round in the time of coronavirus

March 19 | Mary Frost

By order of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Monday was the last night bars were allowed to be open in New York City due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. That evening, many establishments in Brooklyn were filled with customers trying to get in a final drink — despite warnings that social distancing was necessary in the time […]

I took pictures at Brooklyn Botanic Garden before it closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

A walk through Brooklyn Botanic Garden, now closed due to the coronavirus pandemic

March 18 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Such serendipity. It was my sheer good fortune to visit Brooklyn Botanic Garden the very last day before officials decided to close it to help slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. I wanted to do a better job of complying with the urgent need for New Yorkers to practice social […]

Borough President Eric Adams has approved three Brooklyn affordable-housing projects. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Have you seen the Jehovah’s Witnesses hotel that will house formerly homeless New Yorkers?

February 20 | Lore Croghan

Three thumbs up from Eric Adams. Brooklyn’s Borough President has approved plans for three affordable housing developments for which zoning changes are being sought. Two of the projects focus on seniors and formerly homeless people. The site of one of the projects, which is in DUMBO, was formerly a hotel the Jehovah’s Witnesses used as […]

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