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Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in Fulton Ferry. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Ample Hills Creamery to replace the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in Brooklyn Bridge Park

December 5 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Bridge Park announced on Tuesday two new food concessions at the Historic Fireboat Station at Fulton Ferry Landing. The fireboat house and its surroundings, occupied since 2001 by the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, will now be shared by Ample Hills Creamery, which will offer an “ice cream scoop shop” on the ground floor. Alex […]

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The Late Brooklyn street photographer Arlene Gottfried gets renewed attention

November 26 | Shlomo Sprung

Brownstoner has written a feature article on the late Brooklyn street photographer Arlene Gottfried, whose photo collection “Sometimes Overwhelming,” originally published in 2008, was reissued this September by powerHouse books in DUMBO. Gottfried, who died last year at the age of 66, was born in Coney Island and grew up in Crown Heights. While working […]

Tourists, brides-to-be — everybody comes to the corner of Washington and Water streets. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

New Manhattan towers could destroy DUMBO’s perfect view

November 14 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Newlyweds and tourists from around the world often travel to the corner of Washington and Water streets in DUMBO to take photos of the intersection’s iconic view of the Empire State Building in between the Manhattan Bridge.  But that scene could be jeopardized by developer’s plans to build four high-rises, ranging from 62 to 80 […]