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The long-awaited Brooklyn Bridge Plaza will connect two sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park

May 23 | Raanan Geberer

Work on what was supposed to have been the first section of Brooklyn Bridge Park to have been built will finally begin this fall — providing a direct connection between the park’s Brooklyn Heights-Fulton Ferry section and its DUMBO section at last. At the present time, said Eric Landau, president of Brooklyn Bridge Park, if […]

DUMBO’s most popular ‘selfie’ spot is historic, and quiet during COVID-19

April 15 | Editorial Staff

Among the things curtailed — at least for a while — by COVID-19 are the incessant selfies taken on DUMBO’s Washington Street, framing up the dramatic tower of the Manhattan Bridge. Helpful DUMBO readers sent us a recent photo of the street, sans tourist traffic. Then, thanks to reader Martha LaBare, we received the grand […]

The Brooklyn Bridge walkway and bike path is almost completely empty on the Brooklyn side a little after noon on March 24, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

The tourists are gone from the Brooklyn Bridge. I miss them.

March 26 | Scott Enman

Each and every day, I escape the confines of my writing space to run. It feels slightly taboo, self-indulgent perhaps, but necessary. The fresh air, exercise and endorphins are the only things keeping me sane at this point. I pass my cat snuggled in the corner, the unwashed coffee mugs accumulated by the sink, the […]

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