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Construction begins on $1.2B East New York development

December 20 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

EAST NEW YORK – Construction began for the transformative $1.2 billion redevelopment of the former 27-acre Brooklyn Developmental Center property in East New York on Monday. The initial $373 million construction phase will create 576 affordable homes, a new 15,000-square-foot outpatient medical clinic, and 7,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Once completed, the […]

He’s back home wearing a different uniform

October 31 | Andy Furman

EAST NEW YORK – He’s back home in Brooklyn.  And this time, Jimmy Smits is wearing a different kind of uniform. This time, Jimmy Smits is Chief John Suarez in “East New York” – the new CBS series that airs Sunday nights at 10 p.m. The last uniform he wore in Brooklyn was his football […]

East New York native Dasheeda Dawson named city cannabis czarina

October 12 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

EAST NEW YORK — The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and the mayor’s office announced Wednesday the appointment of Dasheeda Dawson, a native of East New York, as founding director of Cannabis NYC, an initiative designed to spearhead the growth of the cannabis industry and expand direct services to cannabis entrepreneurs and professionals, as […]

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