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Two Trees awards 6 artists affordable studio space in DUMBO

February 14 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

DUMBO — Two Trees Management announced on Monday the recipients of Cultural Space Subsidy Program grants for affordable studio space in DUMBO. Founded to help NYC’s artists thrive and provide relief from the steep prices of New York City’s commercial real estate market, the Cultural Space Subsidy Program annually awards affordable studio space to a […]

Legendary boxing trainer Hector Roca celebrated at Gleason’s Gym

February 6 | Mary Frost

DUMBO — Hundreds gathered at Gleason’s Gym in DUMBO on Jan. 28 to celebrate the life of the legendary boxing trainer, Hector Roca. Roca, who coached dozens of world champions to victory, died of a heart attack on Jan. 3 at the age of 82. The memorial was put together by Gleason’s longtime owner Bruce […]

DUMBO’s York Street subway station won’t be improved anytime soon

January 17 | Mary Frost

DUMBO — Commuters who use the York Street subway station in DUMBO call the crowded F train stop a disaster waiting to happen, and are upping the pressure on the MTA to construct a second exit. But the station is low on the transit agency’s list of priorities, residents and officials heard at a town […]

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