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Councilmember Hanif works to secure intersection after biker tragically killed

January 30 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

GOWANUS – On Jan. 10 a biker was struck and tragically killed at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and 9th Street. On Sunday, the incident attracted the attention of Councilmember Shahana Hanif, who represents Park Slope and Gowanus, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Columbia Waterfront and parts of Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, and Kensington. According to […]

Man crushed between cars on Gowanus

January 10 | Jaime DeJesus

A 32-year-old man was crushed to death between two cars on the Gowanus Expressway, Dec. 31. Cops said a Nissan was disabled in the west lane at 12:50 a.m. when two cars behind it crashed into each other. When Queens resident Manoj Thapa got out to check the damage to his Toyota, he was hit […]

City Council moves forward with Gowanus rezoning after slashing affordable housing

October 27 | Sam Mellins, New York Focus, and George Joseph, THE CITY

This article was originally published on Oct 27 5:00am EDT by THE CITY On Tuesday, a key City Council committee approved a last-minute change to a proposed rezoning of a block in Gowanus, Brooklyn, that will slash new buildings’ maximum size to half of the original proposal, at the request of local Councilmember Shahana Hanif. […]

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