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Tenants alleging harassment have hard time finding landlord’s office

January 15 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Rent-stabilized residents of a Greenpoint apartment house whose landlord is reportedly using construction to force them out, are now fighting back, but they’ve had trouble finding the building management’s office. Tenants at 97 and 99 Clay St. say they have been enduring leaking ceilings, construction debris and the threat of rats in their buildings, according […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the L-train shutdown would be canceled. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

OPINION: Cuomo’s L-train surprise: What was his motivation?

January 9 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

As most of our readers know by now, as the much-feared L-train shutdown grew nearer and nearer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 3 announced that a full 15-month shutdown of the L’s East River tunnel doesn’t have to happen. Instead, he said, the MTA can do its work during overnight and weekend hours. Some news […]

Taxidermist Amber Maykut works on a deer piece. Photo courtesy of Sheila Barabad

Only in Brooklyn: A taxidermy studio thrives in Greenpoint

January 4 | By Alex Wieckowski Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Many words come to mind when one thinks of Greenpoint: pierogies, condominiums and film studios to name a few. But there’s one more word to add to that list: taxidermy. Near the eastern edge of the neighborhood on the second floor of an industrial sheet metal building at 681 Morgan Ave. lies Brooklyn Taxidermy, a […]