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Welcome to Brooklyn, which has a thousand and one fine places to take spring strolls. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

The 10 best routes for spring strolls in Brooklyn

May 8 | Lore Croghan

It ain’t all brownstones. But it’s all beautiful. Brooklyn’s housing stock is blessed with infinite variety, which is of course a phrase I borrowed from Shakespeare. Some stunning neighborhoods look wildly different from other equally fabulous spots. If Brooklyn is a mosaic, the tiles that comprise it are in highly contrasting colors. Spring’s the ideal […]

Cypress Hills fire injures 4; destroys homes, churches, businesses

January 22 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A five-alarm fire devastated a row of stores and the homes of 15 families on Atlantic Avenue in Cypress Hills on Saturday morning. Four injuries were reported, including three firefighters and one resident. None of the injuries were considered life threatening. The fire broke out shortly after 10 a.m. at 2681 Atlantic Ave., in the […]

United Home Center on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge was one of the businesses hit with a signage violation late last year. Eagle file photo by Todd Maisel

A month after widespread protests, City Council passes moratorium on sign violations

January 9 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

In a win for small businesses, the new “Awnings Act” was passed by the City Council on Wednesday. The bill — championed by Councilmember Rafael Espinal and co-sponsored by Councilmember Justin Brannan — imposes a two-year moratorium on the issuance of sign violations and creates an interagency task force to come up with long-term solutions […]

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