Latest in East Flatbush

Harry Silver Co Inc. shareholder Marcella Coma holds a sign protesting Unella Perry at the Community Board 9 general meeting on March 26. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

East Flatbush co-op embroiled in conflict still gets $11 million state loan

August 27 | Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Aug. 27 by THE CITY. Residents of an affordable Brooklyn co-op complex scored a low-interest loan from the state this summer, reaping $11 million in aid to improve what some complain are dismal living conditions. Now the shareholders of the Harry Silver Housing Company in East Flatbush just have […]

Neverending story: Brooklyn library revamp drags 14 years

August 19 | Reuven Blau and Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Aug. 19 by THE CITY. The writing is on the wall at Brooklyn’s Rugby library branch: A spray-painted sign that says “Library,” with an arrow pointing toward a trailer. Patrons at the East Flatbush library have been relegated to the trailer to get their books and internet fix for […]

Legal loophole helps East Flatbush developers evade parking mandate

August 5 | Victor Porcelli

Not only are nine different developments being built along one street in East Flatbush, but many of them will avoid providing the parking normally mandated by the city through a unique loophole: assigning two addresses to a single building. According to the city’s Zoning Resolution, developments constructed on small lots — under 10,000 square feet — […]

News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond