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Photoville opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

September 11 | Scott Enman

Brooklyn’s free pop-up photography village, Photoville, is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park on Sept. 12 with an impressive lineup of 85 exhibitions featuring more than 600 artists. The festival, now in its eighth year, showcases the work of local, national and international photographers inside repurposed shipping containers beneath the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s the brainchild of […]

A water main break flooded Water Street in DUMBO for hours on Thursday, backing up sewage into the surrounding basements. Shown: Workers for Halcyon Construction Corp. placed sandbags on Water Street to funnel the water into the sewer. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Water main break in DUMBO floods basements with sewage

September 6 | Mary Frost

A water main break flooded a DUMBO block with cascading water for hours Thursday morning. The rushing water swamped sewers, which backed up into the basements of surrounding buildings starting around 9:50 a.m. The gusher happened on Water Street between Pearl and Jay streets, which was being dug up as part of the second and […]

Greenpoint native plans 2021 run for northern Brooklyn council seat

August 30 | Kelly Mena

A Greenpoint native is looking to seize on the momentum of progressive, grassroots victories to bring her into the City Council — and she’s hoping to face stiff competition. Victoria Cambranes is looking to represent City Council District 33, which covers a large swath of the northern Brooklyn waterfront including Boerum Hill, the Navy Yard, […]

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