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Alamo Drafthouse in Downtown Brooklyn plans to nearly double in size

February 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Alamo Drafthouse cinema at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn plans to add 400 new seats and double the number of screens, according to Commercial Observer. Alamo, part of a nationwide chain founded in Austin in 1997, currently occupies 38,000 square feet in the development and has seven screens. The expansion, which will add an […]

In this Jan. 19, 2017 photo provided by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. The notorious Mexican drug lord was convicted of drug-trafficking charges on Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn. United States Drug Enforcement Administration via AP

6 gripping moments from the El Chapo trial

February 13 | By Hannah Grossman Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Once a powerful drug lord in Mexico, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted on Tuesday for dozens of counts related to drug trafficking and conspiracy. The prosecution went through hundreds of thousands of documents over the course of three months. And, with the help of Guzman’s former close associates and cartel members, the prosecution presented […]

Around the city, people have installed "ghost bikes" in memory of those who have lost their lives in bike accidents. This one is at Church Avenue and Nostrand Avenue in Flatbush. Eagle file photo by Todd Maisel

Brooklyn’s most dangerous intersections are in Williamsburg, Flatbush and Downtown

February 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Over the past five years, eight single-lane intersections in Brooklyn have produced 26 pedestrian injuries and 29 bicycle injuries, according to a study released on Friday by, a real estate website that gives potential buyers detailed information about their neighborhoods. While local streets may have less traffic than multi-lane ones and fewer overall crashes, […]