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From left: Shaina Horowitz of New Lab, Jessie Lazarus from CARMERA, Regina Myer of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Tara Pham from Numina and Andre Correa d’Almeida of Columbia University discuss Downtown Brooklyn’s role as a test lab for smart technology at the Smart Cities New York 2019 conference on Tuesday. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Sensors for safety: How Downtown Brooklyn is getting smarter

May 15 | Mary Frost

Downtown Brooklyn is getting smarter, a panel of technology and civic experts said at the Smart Cities New York 2019 conference on Tuesday. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and local tech startups are rolling out the second phase of smart city technology based on the “Internet of Things” (or IoT), an extension of internet connectivity to […]

Batista leaving Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

May 10 | Paula Katinas

Hector Batista, who made history when he was the first Hispanic to be named president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, is leaving his post after less than a year on the job, the Brooklyn Eagle has learned. Batista, who will officially leave the organization on June 28, has accepted a position as […]

Here’s the renovation design for Gage & Tollner, which a restaurateur trio plans to reopen. Photomontage by Eric Safyan via the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Gage & Tollner designs revealed as Landmarks gives green light

April 30 | Lore Croghan

The revival of Downtown Brooklyn’s famous Gage & Tollner took a step forward on Tuesday, with newly revealed interior designs getting a thumbs up from the city. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously approved Sohui Kim, Ben Schneider and St. John Frizell’s renovation plans for the interior of the restaurant at 372 Fulton St. Schneider told […]

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