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Subject to Inspection: Brooklyn Spaces and Issues

June 3 | By Brooklyn Eagle Staff

A proposed 18 story apartment building at 840 Atlantic Avenue, at the corner of Atlantic and Vanderbilt Avenues, has set off a vigorous debate in Council District 35. At issue, is less about the acceptability of the site for conversion to housing (it is difficult to argue credibly that converting a McDonalds and parking lot […]

It’s official: Subway signs, maps now say ‘Medgar Evers College’

October 2 | Editorial Staff

Two 100-year-old subway stations in Brooklyn now have new co-names: Franklin Avenue-Medgar Evers College and President Street-Medgar Evers College. The stations have been renamed by an act of the state Legislature that was sponsored late last year by two Brooklyn state legislators, Assemblymember Diana Richardson and State Sen. Zellnor Myrie, and signed late last year […]

Police: Five shot in area of J’Ouvert celebration in Crown Heights

September 8 | Associated Press

Five people, including a 6-year-old boy, were shot in an area where people had gathered for an overnight celebration known as J’Ouvert in New York early Monday, police said. News outlets reported the shooting happened at an intersection in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood as people were out in the area for the festivities. But it’s […]

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